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Volkswagen Polo Service & Repair Manual: General Information

The following descriptions also apply to Left Rear Cigarette Lighter -U3-, Right Rear Cigarette Lighter -U7-, Rear Cigarette Lighter -U9-, 12 V Socket 2 -U18-, 12 V Socket 3 -U19-, 12 V Socket 4 -U20-, Cigarette Lighter 2 -U25- and 12 V Socket 5 -U26- if they are illuminated.
  Caution
Using force to remove cigarette lighter sockets without illumination can result in damage to the mounting sleeve retainers.
The Cigarette Lighter Release Tool -T40148- can only be used to remove cigarette lighter sockets with illumination.
The puller is not capable of releasing the retainers on power sockets without illumination.
Sockets without illumination usually cannot be removed without damage.
  Caution
Using force to remove cigarette lighter sockets without illumination can result in damage to the mounting sleeve retainers.
The Cigarette Lighter Release Tool -T40148- can only be used to remove cigarette lighter sockets with illumination.
The puller is not capable of releasing the retainers on power sockets without illumination.
Sockets without illumination usually cannot be removed without damage.
On some vehicle equipment levels, socket illumination is via Light Emitting Diode (LED) instead of a bulb. These LEDs are integrated with the illumination housing and cannot be serviced or replaced separately.
Various versions of illumination housing with bulb exist. One version allows separate replacement of the illumination bulb, and another where the bulb cannot be serviced or replaced separately. In this case, the entire illumination housing must be replaced.
There are different versions of the sockets and cigarette lighter sockets due to different installation locations and construction. The differences are primarily In the length and type of electrical connectors. On sockets or cigarette lighter sockets with an electrical cable pig tail, additional work may be necessary to access the connector.
Cigarette Lighter -U1-
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Overview - Cigarette Lighter -U1-
  Caution Using force to remove cigarette lighter sockets without illumination can result in damage to the mounting ...

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Decorative Trims, Replacing, Bolted Decorative Trims
These disc wheels are equipped with replaceable decoration elements. Note the following when installing.     –  Clean the thread in the disc wheel before screwing in the new bolts. ...

Maintenance Test, Performing
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Tires and Rims, Matching
If necessary repair flat spots from standing. Refer to → Chapter „Flat Spots, Correcting“. –  Dismount the tire. Refer to → Chapter „Tires, Dismounting“. –  Turn the ...

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