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Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual: Changing the bulbs in the tail light cluster

Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual / Changing a bulb / Changing the bulbs in the tail light cluster

Fig. 184 On the side of the luggage compartment: removing the tail light cluster

Fig. 185 Tail light cluster: removing the bulb holder

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

The steps should only be carried out in the specified order.

Removing the tail light cluster

1. Follow the instructions on the checklist .
2. Open the tailgate .
3. Turn the sash fastener (arrow) in the side trim of the luggage compartment to the side.
4. Hold the sash fastener and pull out the pre-cut cover in the side trim.
5. Push together the catches on the connector and pull out the connector.
6. Unscrew the securing bolts by hand .
7. Carefully pull the tail light cluster to the rear to remove it from the body. Place it on a clean, smooth surface.

Changing the bulb

7. To release the bulb holder, push the tabs and ② in the direction of the arrows.
8. Remove the bulb holder from the tail light cluster.
9. Replace the defective bulb with a new bulb of the same type.
10. Insert the bulb holder into the tail light cluster. All release tabs must click into place.

Fitting the tail light cluster

11. Carefully put the tail light cluster into the opening in the body.
12. Use one hand to hold the tail light cluster in the fitting position while using the other hand to screw the securing bolt firmly back on .
13. Check that the tail light cluster is positioned correctly and securely.
14. Connect the connector to the bulb holder until it engages.
15. Fit the side trim back into the luggage compartment.
16. Close the tailgate .
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