When to replace the Headlight Bulb on your VW GOLF
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Headlight bulb : 12 month / 15000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
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The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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All the parts you need to replace – Headlight Bulb for Golf VII Hatchback (5G1, BQ1, BE1, BE2) and other VW models
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Tools
Replacement: headlight bulb – VW GOLF VII (5G1, BE1). Tools you might need:
Electronic spray
Flat screwdriver
Replacement: headlight bulb – VW GOLF VII (5G1, BE1). Professionals recommend:
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the left and right headlight bulbs.
  • Replace the bulbs in both headlights at a time.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: headlight bulb – VW GOLF VII (5G1, BE1). Use the following procedure:
  1. Step 1
    Switch off the ignition. Open the hood.
    Step 2
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    Remove the headlight rear cover.
  2. Step 3
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    Detach the bulb holder by turning it by ~30°. Remove the holder from the headlight mounting seat.
  3. Step 4
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    Remove the old bulb. Use a flat screwdriver. Check the condition of the bulb holder terminals. Replace if necessary.
    Replacement: headlight bulb – VW GOLF VII (5G1, BE1). AUTODOC recommends:
    Clean the bulb mounting seat on the holder.
  4. Step 5
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    Install a new bulb into the holder.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Avoid touching the bulb glass. The finger marks left on it may cause failure.
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