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Removing and installing tail lights M2 / M4, Leon / Leon SC

Removing

  • Switch off ignition and all electrical consumers.

Vehicles without access and start authorisation system

  • Remove ignition key, if fitted.

Vehicles with access and start authorisation system

  • Store the ignition key outside the vehicle to prevent the ignition from being switched on unintentionally.

Continued for all vehicles

  • Open tailgate.
  • Clip out the service cover -1- from the tailgate trim.

Lights, bulbs, switches - exterior

  • Remove the plug connector -2- from bulb holder -1-.
  • Take bulb holder -1- out of housing by pressing retainers in direction of -arrow-.

Lights, bulbs, switches - exterior

  • Unscrew the bulbs -2- for the side light from the bulb holder -1-.
  • Take out the bulbs -3- for the rear fog light or reverse light from the bulb holder -1-.

Lights, bulbs, switches - exterior

Installing

Installation is carried out in the reverse sequence; note the following:

  • Fit new bulbs in bulb holder; do not touch the glass part of the bulb with bare hands.

Removing and installing tail lights M2 / M4, Leon ST

Removing

  • Switch off ignition and all electrical consumers.

Vehicles without access and start authorisation system

  • Remove ignition key, if fitted.

Vehicles with access and start authorisation system

  • Store the ignition key outside the vehicle to prevent the ignition from being switched on unintentionally.

Continued for all vehicles

  • Open tailgate.
  • Clip out the service cover -1- from the tailgate trim.

Lights, bulbs, switches - exterior

  • Pull the plug connector from the bulb holder -2-.
  • Take bulb holder -2- out of housing by pressing retainers in direction of -arrow-.
  • Disconnect the plug inside the bulb holder.

Lights, bulbs, switches - exterior

  • Take the bulbs -3- for the rear fog or reversing light in -the direction of the arrow- out of the bulb holder -1-.

Lights, bulbs, switches - exterior

Note

  • For renewing the bulbs for reversing or rear fog lights the connector -4- must not be disconnected.
  • For renewing the bulbs of the sidelights the bulb carrier -1- must not be taken out.

 

  • Take out the sidelight bulbs -1- by pulling in -the direction of the arrow-.

Lights, bulbs, switches - exterior

  • Take out the bulbs -2- by pulling in -the direction of the arrow-.

Lights, bulbs, switches - exterior

Installing

Installation is carried out in the reverse sequence; note the following:

  • Fit new bulbs in bulb holder; do not touch the glass part of the bulb with bare hands.

Removing and installing tail lights M2 / M4, Leon / Leon SC, LED

Removing

  • Switch off ignition and all electrical consumers.

Vehicles without access and start authorisation system

  • Remove ignition key, if fitted.

Vehicles with access and start authorisation system

  • Store the ignition key outside the vehicle to prevent the ignition from being switched on unintentionally.

Continued for all vehicles

  • Open tailgate.
  • Clip out the service cover -1- from the tailgate trim.

Lights, bulbs, switches - exterior

  • Pull the plug connector from the bulb holder -1-.
  • Push on the retaining tabs -arrows-.
  • Remove the bulb frame from the rear light.

Lights, bulbs, switches - exterior

Caution

Do not apply excessive force to the bulb holder in order not to overheat the wires of the LED module.

Note The plug connector of the LED module is similar to the lamp holder.

  • Take out the bulb -3- for the fog light or reverse light from the bulb holder -1-.
  • Separate the plug connector -2- (LED module) from the lamp holder -1-.

Lights, bulbs, switches - exterior

Installing

Installation is carried out in the reverse sequence; note the following:

  • Fit new bulbs in bulb holder; do not touch the glass part of the bulb with bare hands.
  • Switch the plug connector of the LED module.
  • Route the wiring harness of the LED module to its fitting position without interruptions.

Removing and installing tail lights M2 / M4, Leon ST, LED

Removing

  • Switch off ignition and all electrical consumers.

Vehicles without access and start authorisation system

  • Remove ignition key, if fitted.

Vehicles with access and start authorisation system

  • Store the ignition key outside the vehicle to prevent the ignition from being switched on unintentionally.

Continued for all vehicles

  • Open tailgate.
  • Clip out the service cover -1- from the tailgate trim.

Lights, bulbs, switches - exterior

  • Remove the connector -1- of the lamp bracket.
  • Push on the retaining tabs -arrows-.
  • Remove the bulb frame from the rear light.
Caution

Do not apply excessive force to the bulb holder in order not to overheat the wires of the LED module.

Lights, bulbs, switches - exterior

  • Take out the bulb -3- for the fog light or reverse light from the bulb holder -1-.
  • Separate the plug connector -2- (LED module) from the lamp holder -1-.

Lights, bulbs, switches - exterior

Installing

Installation is carried out in the reverse sequence; note the following:

  • Fit new bulbs in bulb holder; do not touch the glass part of the bulb with bare hands.
  • Switch the plug connector of the LED module.
  • Route the wiring harness of the LED module to its fitting position without interruptions.
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