Xsara was first designed and they are now avaialble to replace sidelights
and the like....at a price. They do last oodles longer and are used in BMWs
and suchlike as standard nowadays. Incandescent technology however is
perfectly adequate which is why no manufacturer will issue a recall notice.
to get at the back of the lights.
You may need a small mirror to help. You take off the big round black cover
off the back of the unit. If yours has twin bulbs, which I think they did,
then there will be two of these. Remove the one behind the sidelight. Inside
you will be able to see the back of the sidelight, and it either just pulls
out or twists 90 degrees to get it out.
Hope this helps.
"take it to a VW dealer". So there you are in the wilds of North wales, and
a headlight bulb goes. You have a spare like every good motorist, but it
does no good as you have to travel 50 miles to the nearest dealer.
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