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Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual: Changing the bulb in the number plate light

Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual / Changing a bulb / Changing the bulb in the number plate light

Fig. 186 In the rear bumper: number plate light

Fig. 187 Number plate light: removing the bulb holder

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

A normal flat screwdriver can be used to remove the number plate light .

The actions should only be carried out in the specified order:
1. Follow the instructions on the checklist .
2. Insert a screwdriver into the recess on the number plate light in the direction of the arrow .
3. Pull the number plate light out slightly.
4. Push the catch on the connector in the direction of the arrow and pull the connector out.
5. Turn the bulb holder in the direction of the arrow and pull it out together with the bulb.
6. Replace the defective bulb with a new bulb of the same type.
7. Insert the bulb holder into the number plate light and turn it as far as it will go in the opposite direction to the arrow .
8. Connect the connector to the bulb holder.
9. Carefully put the number plate light into the opening in the body. Ensure that you put the number plate light in the right way round.
10. Push the number plate light into the bumper until it clicks into place.

NOTICE

Before inserting the screwdriver, slide a piece of paper (or similar) in between the screwdriver and the bumper in order to prevent any damage to the paintwork on the bumper.
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