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    1. 12-17-2008 11:52 AM #1
      My headlight bulbs need replacing. I know this is a relatively simply fix, but would like some instruction. Does anyone have a picture diagram or step by step instructions on how to replace the headlight bulbs? Thanks in advance.

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      12-17-2008 09:46 PM #2
      Email me:
      (email removed, solution seen below)
      and I'll send you the PDF's from the Bentley.
      As a moderator I'm usually able to add attachments to posts w/o hosting but for some reason the lighting forum isn't allowing it right now (and I'm a bit lazy to host it on my website right now).
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      12-17-2008 10:08 PM #4
      Quote, originally posted by GT17V &raquo;
      if you hellas (it will say on the assembly)
      http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?&id=2706234
      and...
      http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=4161259

      Thanks Tan (for the second link)...
      Don't email me - as I'm going to email you the PDF's that are in the second thread mentioned above.

    4. 12-18-2008 08:21 AM #5
      Thanks for the links. I was able to replace them without any instruction. But I will keep them for future reference.

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      09-15-2009 09:43 AM #6
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      09-15-2009 09:47 AM #7
      Here is a thread I made in the testing forum where I'm able to put attachments into a post....
      http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=4564892
      That thread will give you the factory repair manual for replacing your halogen bulbs whether you have the Hella or Valeo variety.

    7. 08-28-2010 12:55 PM #8
      where did you get the pdf or video

      Thanks in advance Ron

    8. 06-08-2011 09:40 PM #9
      Hi,
      Can you please send me the pdf for replacing the passat's headlight.

    9. 08-07-2011 12:08 AM #10
      Does anyone still have one of the pdfs with directions and pictures they can send me? Thank you.

    10. 01-05-2012 11:23 AM #11
      Does anyone have the PDFs? I need to do this TODAY or get pulled over.

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      01-09-2012 09:43 AM #12
      here's the instructions:

      1. Open hood
      2. Locate headlight low beam cover (it's the biggest rubber cover) & pull it off.
      3. Reach in, grab the bulb connector, twist counter clockwise to remove (Hella & Late Valeo). Early Valeo just pulls out. Take note of the position of the tab that sticks out of the bulb.
      4. Separate Bulb from holder:
      4a. Hella: pry off the metal cover holding the bulb to the plastic connector
      4b. Late Valeo: pry bulb off of plastic connector
      5. Install is reverse of removal.
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