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2006 Volkswagon Beetle, drivers side headlight, high beam not working

How can I change the headlight bulb on the drivers side of a 2006 Volkswagon New Beetle convertible. Pictures would really be helpful?

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    • Turn the headlight switch on and inspect the headlights. Make sure to check both low- and high-beam lights, and then note the position of the bulb in the headlight assembly. Low-beams are in the top cavity of the assembly and high-beams are in the lower cavity.
    • 2Turn off the headlight switch and then remove the keys from the ignition.
    • 3
    • Open the hood and locate the seam to the headlight assembly and the side fender. Locate the headlight assembly release lever and push in on it slightly to unlock it and then pull it all the way up until it stops.
    • 4Place a blanket or pillow on the ground in front of the headlight assembly. Push the assembly outward from behind with one hand while being ready to catch the assembly with the other. The New Beetles use an adhesive sealant to protect the back of the headlights from exposure to moisture, so you'll have to give the assembly a push from behind.
    • 5Pull the wire harness plugs off from both the high- and low-beam blades of the respective bulbs.
    • 6Place the assembly on the blanket or pillow. Release the wire clip to the faulty headlight and then remove the headlight bulb.
    • 7Open the package of the new H1 bulb replacement without touching the glass portion of the bulb with your bare skin. Oils in human skin will damage the bulb. Handle it only by the metal base of the bulb insert.
    • 8Insert the new bulb in the appropriate headlight-assembly cavity and reattach the bulb retaining clip to lock the bulb in place.
    • 9Lift the assembly up and plug the wire harness plugs back into the respective blades of the bulbs.
    • 10Push the headlight assembly into its cavity, but before locking it in place, check the lights by turning on the headlight switch.

Posted on Sep 17, 2012

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SOURCE: How do I change the passenger side headlight bulb on my 2004 Beetle Conv.

there is a little lever at the back of the headlight just to one side,lift it up and gentle pull the light.this lever is black and can be very tight oil the slides well before you put it back in

Posted on Oct 09, 2008

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SOURCE: How to remove head light in a 2006 VW Beetle

go here
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_is_the_procedure_for_headlamp_removal_on_a_2006_beetle

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SOURCE: 99 VW Passat. Low beam headlight not working.

you need to change the bulb an your local parts store will show you how

Posted on Nov 27, 2008

Bob Curtis

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SOURCE: how to remove headlight to change bulb on 2000 beetle?

On the side of the headlight assembly there is a lever sticking out with a checkered section just above it you have to push the checkered part (it's the release for the mechanism) then lift it up and slide it forward, but be ready to catch it when it slides out. Next remove the connectors on the back and pull it all the way out. I usually set it on a towel or something so it wont roll around while working on it. Getting it back in is trickier though because you have to line the tracks up perfectly when you slide it in otherwise it'll bind up on you. If you search the DIY on vwvortex there's a pile of good info to make your life easier.

Posted on Feb 01, 2009

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SOURCE: low beam headlights do not come on

check the relays then the bulbs

Posted on Oct 21, 2009

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