Before starting to replace a bulb, switch
off the light concerned.
Do not touch the glass part of the new
bulb with bare fingers because the finger
marks left on the glass evaporate when
the bulb gets hot, the vapour settles on
the reflector and dims it.
Always use the same type of bulb. The
designation is marked on the base of the
It is advisable to always carry a box of
spare bulbs in the vehicle. This can be
obtained from any V.A.G dealer.
For safety reasons this box should con-
tain the following bulbs.
45/40 W - Normal headlights
60/55 W - H 4 headlights
4 W - Side lights and
license plate light
10 W - Taillight
2 W - Stoplight and turn
To change a headlight bulb or side light
bulb the headlight must be taken out:
Turn 5 quick-release clips in upper grille
90° with a screw-driver. Pull grille for-
ward slightly at the top and lift it out.
Then remove 3 screws (see Fig.) and
take headlight out.
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