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Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual: Changing bulbs in the front headlights (halogen H7)

Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual / Changing a bulb / Changing bulbs in the front headlights (halogen H7)

Fig. 180 Rear view of the right-hand H7 front headlight: dipped beam ①, turn signal ②, and main beam and side light ③

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings
The actions should only be carried out in the specified order:
Dipped beam headlights Front turn signal Main beam headlights Side light (small bulb holder)
1. Follow the instructions on the checklist .
2. Open the bonnet .
3. Remove the headlight as necessary .
4. Pull off rubber cover from back of headlight.   Pull off rubber cover from back of headlight.
5. Turn the bulb holder anticlockwise as far as it will go and pull it out to the rear along with the bulb. Pull the bulb and bulb holder (thin arrow) out to the rear.
6. Pull the bulb straight out of the bulb holder.
If applicable, push the catch on the bulb holder.
7. Replace the defective bulb with a new bulb of the same type.
8. Insert the bulb holder into the headlight and turn it clockwise as far as it will go. Insert the bulb holder into the headlight and push it all the way in.
9. Put the rubber cover on and check if it is fitted securely.
10. Install the headlight as necessary .

The illustrations show the right-hand headlight from the rear. The left-hand headlight is a mirror image of the one shown.

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