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Rear Light Removal

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by awebber, Sep 26, 2005.

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    [Sep 26, 2005]
    Hi guys need to remove one of rear lights, doesn't seem aligned properly and was wondering if its easy todo?

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    Drew
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    [Sep 26, 2005]
    3dr or sportback? What year?
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    yea that might help :)

    3 Door 54 Plate.

    Cheers
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    [Sep 26, 2005]
    Hi DrewA3 - instructions and illustrations from Elsawin

    illustration - A94-0632

    1 - Retaining pin - screwed into housing
    2 - Clip nut
    3 - Electrical connector
    4 - Cap nut - 3.5 Nm
    5 - O-ring
    6 - Stud - 3.5 Nm
    7 - Bulb for brake light - 12 V, 21 W
    8 - Tail light bulb - 12 V, 10 W
    9 - Bulb -12 V, 21 W - Driver's side: For fog tail light - Passenger side: For reversing light
    10 - Housing
    11 - Turn signal bulb - 12 V, 21 W - Amber colour
    12 - Bulb carrier

    Removing
    Switch off ignition and remove ignition key.
    Turn light switch to “0” position.
    Unclip plug -2- from luggage compartment lining.
    Unscrew cap nut -1-.
    Swivel rear light out slightly on inside -arrow 1-.
    Turn rear light slightly -arrow 2- on outside to withdraw from clip nuts.
    Unplug connector at bulb carrier.
    Press apart catches -arrows- and take bulb carrier out of rear light.
    Screw bulbs out of bulb holders.

    illustration - A94-0633
    illustration - A94-0603

    Installing
    Install in reverse order, paying attention to the following:
    Note! - Ensure tight seal between body and rear light housing.
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    [Sep 26, 2005]
    Wow Cheers David much appreciated :)
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