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side light bulb removel

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by s3 ncx, Feb 6, 2012.

  1. s3 ncx
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    [Feb 6, 2012]
    hi, i wana change the side light bulbs but it seems that there isnt very much room to get my hand in to even turn the light housing.

    do i need to remove headlights
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    [Feb 6, 2012]
    I just got a pair of sniped nosed pliers down there mate if it's because the battery is in the way. Worked with mine.
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    [Feb 6, 2012]
    Just pull the sidelight holder out, gentle pulling side to side mind. On the battery side, just take the battery out is its a 2 min job.
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    [Feb 6, 2012]
    You need really small hands and a good grip, battery size would be easier to get the battery out.
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    cheers guys, i thot it wouldnt be hard, my friend said i needed to take out head lights and bumper hahahaha d@>k head that he is.
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    had to pull the wires on mine!! is hardly any space at all and long nose angled pliers didnt work, 10 secs pulling on wires did it. be careful though ;)
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    [Feb 7, 2012]
    easy enough, im 6.2 and have shovels for hands and got the bulbs out without much hasle, few scraps as expected
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