The computer on my 1996 328SE is displaying 'Low beam failure'. Can I
ask the garage to simply replace the nearside dipped headlight bulb
please? Or have I got to brace myself for a completely new headlamp
If you actually read the driver's handbook it gives details on bulb
replacement. In many countries you are required to carry spares for
'important' bulbs like this so they must be replaceable at the roadside by
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Dave Plowman email@example.com London SW
volvos don't. I remember my spacewagon had to have the battery removed to
get to one front light set. The A class is a nightmare, washer bottle has to
come off to do the nearside, coolant expansion tank to do the offside...
re-configure the solar matrix in parallel for endothermic propulsion
Well, my BMW gets new lamps that way. My wife's MPV gets lamps that way. And
my daughter's Tacoma gets lamps that way. I have a kid here with an Audi,
want me to check it or will you be happy with the suggestion that that is
how one replaces lamps.
You may have a water bottle in the way, but there is no need to remove the
bumper, as was originally stated. I am not aware of any car that requires
the bumper to be removed to gain access to the head lamps.
Well, VW New Beetle and VW Golf MKIV officially need the bumper removed,
though I was able to do a main headlight bulb change on one side with a great
deal of difficult on the Golf without removing it. Removing the bumper was
MUCH easier in the long run, only 5 minute job but I didn't have the required
torx bit with me. I believe the Beetle is utterly impossible to do without
removing the bumper.
91 318is - loosenning bumper and sliding it out a bit is the easiest way to
change front indicator bulbs. Only two bolts.
As it happens, on my Audi that's not possible. The air intake has to
come off first. OK, it just slides in and out, but I've heard there are
others which are considerably more occluded. I may be wrong.
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