Tail lamps, bulb replacement

At a glance

1 Turn signal

1 Turn signal
2 Backup lamp
3 Inside brake lamp
4 Tail lamp
5 Tail lamp/brake light

Turn signal, tail lamp and brake lamp

Follow the general instructions on lamps and bulbs.

21-watt bulb, P21W With an Adaptive Light Control or xenon headlamp:

tail lamp is designed with LED-technology.

Contact your service center in the event of a malfunction.

1. Open the tailgate.
2. Insert the screwdriver from the onboard vehicle tool kit between the cover and body, push it up, arrow, and remove the cover.

3. Release the nuts.

3. Release the nuts.

4. Remove the tail lamp from the body and detach

4. Remove the tail lamp from the body and detach the connector.
5. Release three fasteners on the bulb holder and remove bulb holder from the tail lamp.

6. Turn the bulb and remove it. The turn signal

6. Turn the bulb and remove it. The turn signal is the upper bulb and the tail lamp/brake lamp is the lower bulb on the bulb holder.
7. Proceed in the reverse order to insert the new bulb and attach the bulb holder. Make sure that the bulb holder is engaged in all fasteners.
8. Connect and install tail lamp.
9. Insert cover with the three mountings in the tail lamp. While applying pressure on the top and bottom bracket, slide the cover down to the stop.

Backup lamp and inner brake lamp

Follow the general instructions on lamps and bulbs.

Backup lamp: 16-watt bulb, W16W Inner brake lamp: 21-watt bulb, H21W 1. Open the tailgate.
2. Pull out the cover at the recessed grip, arrow.

3. Detach the connector.

3. Detach the connector.
4. Detach the bulb holder from the tail lamp.

The backup lamp is the upper lamp and the brake lamp is the lower lamp on the bulb holder.
5. To replace the backup lamp, pull off the bulb carefully.
To replace the brake lamp, push the bulb down and turn it to the left.
6. Proceed in the reverse order to insert the new bulb and attach the bulb holder.

Ensure that the bulb holder is firmly attached.

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