Front foglamps - removal and refitting

1 Disconnect the battery negative lead.

Models up to 1987
2 Remove the relevant front direction indicator lamp unit.

3 Release the retaining catch on the inside edge of the lamp, then withdraw the lamp from the bumper and disconnect the wiring plug (see illustration).

46.3 Front foglamp removal - models up to 1987
46.3 Front foglamp removal - models up to 1987

A Retaining catch

4 Refitting is a reversal of removal.

Models from 1987
5 Remove the two securing screws, then withdraw the lamp forwards and disconnect the two wiring plugs.

6 Refitting is a reversal of removal, but where necessary use a new gasket between the lamp and bumper.

7 On completion, the vertical alignment of the foglamp must be adjusted. For the foglamps, dimension X (see illustration, 42.4) should be taken as 220.0 mm (8.7 in). The adjuster screw is located on the inside edge of the lamp above the securing screw (see illustration).

46.7 Front foglamp adjuster screw (A) and securing screws (B) - models from
46.7 Front foglamp adjuster screw (A) and securing screws (B) - models from 1987

Rear number plate lamp - removal and refitting

1 Disconnect the battery negative lead.

Saloon, Hatchback and Estate models
2 To remove a lamp, simply prise it from the bumper using a thin-bladed screwdriver, and disconnect the wiring plug (see illustration).

47.2 Removing a rear number plate lamp - Saloon, Hatchback and Estate models
47.2 Removing a rear number plate lamp - Saloon, Hatchback and Estate models

3 Refitting is a reversal of removal.

P100 models
4 Working behind the rear crossmember, pull the wiring plug from its clip and disconnect it.

5 Pull the lamp cover from the rubber housing, then pull the rubber housing and the wiring from the crossmember.

6 Refitting is a reversal of removal.

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