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

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

Fig. 181 Rear view of right-hand Xenon headlight: ① cornering light and ② turn signal

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

The headlight needs to be removed in order to change a bulb.

The actions should only be carried out in the specified order:
Dynamic cornering light Front turn signal
1. Follow the instructions on the checklist .
2. Open the bonnet .
3. Pull off rubber cover.
4. Push the bulb with the connector down and pull out to the rear of the bulb holder. Turn the bulb holder anticlockwise as far as it will go and pull it out to the rear along with the bulb.
5. Remove connector from lamp base. Pull the bulb straight out of the bulb holder.
6. Replace the defective bulb with a new bulb of the same type.
7. Insert the bulb in the bulb holder with the connector at the bottom and push up. Insert the bulb holder into the headlight and turn it clockwise as far as it will go.
The lug of the bulb (small arrow) must be located in the recess of the bulb holder.
8. Put the rubber cover back on and check if it is fitted securely.

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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