After that popping off the upper trim is way easier, for me at least. Just like you said that spring was holding pressure against the back of the light so it only felt like it was freewheeling. Push the power plug back in to its socket at the rear of the housing. Loosen the white plastic spring loaded screw by turning it counter clockwise until it can be removed. You may have to before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. The brake light is mounted at the top of the hatch glass and you will need to remove the upper trim piece to get access to it.
The Lighting sensors require good quality bulbs in the system as they read the resistance within the lighting system. For shipments to Canada, you can add some items to your cart to determine the shipping rate. Test the new tail light bulbs by having someone step on the brake pedal, turn on the parking lights, activate the hazard signals and place the transmission in reverse. Set the two nuts aside in a safe place. Most in-stock orders will ship out within 24 hours and will reach customers within approximately a week.
Push the power plug in to its socket on the rear of the housing. If you found this guide to be helpful, please consider making a small donation by clicking on the PayPal. Comments and Suggestions: Aaron Comments: This was extremely helpful however I recommend one thing: remove the lower portion of the hatch inner cover first as it holds the top inner trim in as shown in figure 5. Do not over tighten the screw to avoid cracking the plastic housing. November 1, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Thanks for the additional info and feedback. Lower the outer edge of the housing back in to place first over the lip of the trunk lid and then lower down the inner edge. So no ones ever had to change a rear bulb in an mk6 here? Re-insert the plastic spring loaded screw and tighten it in the clockwise direction until it is snug.
Squeeze together the two sides of the black plastic power connector to release it from the rear of the housing. Can anyone tell me what bulb i need to get as i'll have to go get it tomorrow Got the brake light bulb sorted by the way, thanks, it was the single filament 382 bulb, managed to get the 380 ones changed Getting worried now, what else is gona blow? Set it aside in a safe place. The advantage of this site is that you can also pick different colours etc. It should tell you what Psi to fill your tires up with. In all, your Volkswagen should have three different dashboard warning lights that have symbols in the shape of light bulbs. Some nice white globes would make a huge difference to a black car The Audi I had was epically hard to change in comparisonjust follow the user's manual and you'll be fine.
Note: I am not a registered charity. In some cases, the order may ship the next business day. For the lower cover, there are screws you must remove first, inside each interior handle. Information and technical articles within this website are for reference only. Gently pull the inner tail light housing off the trunk lid. Spin on the two nuts in the clockwise direction and tighten them with the 10mm socket and ratcheting wrench or a flathead screwdriver.
Thanks now to have a go December 16, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Thanks for the feedback. My car rendered un driveable until fixed. If you have any questions about what part might be needed, you can. Line up the bulb bracket and push it down on to the rear of the housing until it clicks securely in to place. For more, check out my other.
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Push the tail light assembly back in to place on the rear corner of the vehicle. Take the light bulb-shaped warning lights on your Volkswagen, for example. Be sure to record the bulb change in your vehicle's service records. Gently pull off the tail light assembly from the rear corner of the vehicle. If you have trouble removing the tail light, try gently wigging the housing while pulling it straight back.
Once I pull the carpet back I see the plastic thing with a metal spring which looks like I just need to push it in and turn to release the taillight, however the spring is way to tight to even compress half as far as I need too. Pelican Parts is not responsible for any typographical errors contained within the site. Thanks for all the help guys! Donations are not tax deductible. If your upper mounted third brake light is starting to fail or has stopped working completely you should replace it immediately. Gently pinch the two release tabs towards each other and lift the bulb bracket out of the tail light housing. Some go for 2x red wedge in the footwell.