Changing a bulb

WARNINGS:
Switch the lights and the ignition off.

Let the bulb cool down before removing it.

Have Xenon bulbs changed by a trained technician. There is a risk of electric shock.

CAUTIONS:
Do not touch the glass of the bulb.

Only fit bulbs of the correct specification. See Bulb
specification chart.

Note: The following instructions describe how to remove the bulbs. Fit replacements in the reverse order unless otherwise stated.

Front direction indicators

1. Remove the headlamp. See Removing a headlamp.

2. Turn the bulb holder anti-clockwise


2. Turn the bulb holder anti-clockwise and remove it.

3. Gently press the bulb into the bulb holder, turn it anti-clockwise and remove it.

Headlamp main beam

1. Remove the headlamp. See Removing a headlamp.

2. Remove the cover.


2. Remove the cover.

3. Disconnect the electrical connector.


3. Disconnect the electrical connector.

4. Release the retaining clip.

5. Remove the bulb.

Headlamp dipped beam

1. Remove the headlamp. See Removing a headlamp.

2. Remove the cover.


2. Remove the cover.

3. Turn the bulb holder anti-clockwise


3. Turn the bulb holder anti-clockwise and pull it out.

4. Remove the bulb.

Side lamps

1. Remove the headlamp. See Removing a headlamp.

2. Remove the cover.


2. Remove the cover.

3. Squeeze the clips on either side of the


3. Squeeze the clips on either side of the bulb holder and pull it out.

4. Remove the bulb.

Front fog lamps
Front fog lamps

1. Prise out the fog lamp bezel at its base, slide the bezel downwards and remove it.

2. Loosen the screws and pull out the lamp assembly.

3. Disconnect the electrical connector.


3. Disconnect the electrical connector.

4. Remove the bulb.

Side repeaters
Side repeaters

1. Tip the mirror as far down as possible.

Using a suitable implement release the retaining clip.

2. Remove the cover.

3. Using a suitable implement release the


3. Using a suitable implement release the retaining clip. Remove the bulb and the bulb holder.

4. Remove the bulb.

Approach lamps
Approach lamps

1. Turn the mirror glass as far inwards as possible. Using a suitable implement release the retaining clip.

2. Remove the lamp.


2. Remove the lamp.

3. Remove the bulb.

Rear lamps

Note: The LED board is not a serviceable item, please consult your dealer if this fails.

Central brake lamp

Note: The LED board is not a serviceable item, please consult your dealer if this fails.

Number plate lamp
Number plate lamp

1. Remove the screws.

2. Remove the lens.

3. Remove the bulb.

Front interior lamp

Vehicles with a perimeter alarm
Vehicles with a perimeter alarm

1. Carefully prise out the lamp.

2. Remove the lens.

3. Remove the bulb.


3. Remove the bulb.

Vehicles with a category one alarm
Vehicles with a category one alarm

1. Carefully prise out the lamp.

2. Remove the lens.

3. Remove the bulb.


3. Remove the bulb.

Front reading lamps
Front reading lamps

1. Carefully prise out the lamp.

2. Turn the bulb holder anti-clockwise and remove it.

3. Remove the bulb.


3. Remove the bulb.

Vanity mirror lamps
Vanity mirror lamps

1. Carefully prise out the lamp.

2. Remove the bulb.

Luggage compartment lamp
Luggage compartment lamp

1. Carefully prise out the lamp.

2. Turn the bulb holder anti-clockwise and remove it.

3. Remove the bulb.

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