Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 1.6, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 1.6 FSI, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 2.0 FSI, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 3.2 V6 quattro, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 2.0 TDI 16V, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 2.0 TFSI, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 2.0 TFSI quattro, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 2.0 TDI 16V quattro, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 2.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 2.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 1.8 TFSI, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 2.0 TDI View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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All the parts you need to replace – Number Plate Light for A3 Sportback (8PA) and other AUDI models
Tools
Replacement: number plate light – AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA). Tools you need:
Electronic spray
Phillips screwdriver
Flat Screwdriver
Replacement: number plate light – AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA). AUTODOC recommends:
  • The replacement procedure is identical for all rear number plate lights.
  • Replace all rear number plate lights at the same time.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: number plate light – AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA). Take the following steps:
  1. Step 1
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    Remove the number plate.
  2. Step 2
    Open the boot lid.
    Step 3
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    Unscrew the fastener of the number plate light housing. Use a Phillips screwdriver.
  3. Step 4
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    Remove the number plate light housing.
  4. Step 5
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    Treat the connectors of the number plate light. Use dielectric grease. Use a flat screwdriver.
    Please note!
    The spray will protect the electrical contacts from corrosion, oxidation, and will reduce the contact resistance.
  5. Step 6
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    Install the housing of the new number plate light.
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