Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
SKODA Octavia II Combi (1Z5) 1.8 TSI

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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Replacement: rear light – Skoda Octavia 1Z5. Tools you'll need:
Replacement: rear light – Skoda Octavia 1Z5. Tools you'll need:
Drive socket # 8
Ratchet wrench
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Replacement: rear light – Skoda Octavia 1Z5. Professionals recommend:
  • Replace both rear lights at the same time.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the right and left rear lights.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: rear light – Skoda Octavia 1Z5. Recommended sequence of steps:
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    Step 1
    Open the boot lid.
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    Step 2
    Remove the clips of the boot side lining.
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    Step 3
    Detach the boot side lining.
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    Step 4
    Remove the rear light access cover.
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    Step 5
    Disconnect the wiring harness from the rear light.
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    Step 6
    Unscrew the fasteners connecting the rear light to the car body. Use a drive socket #8.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 7
    Remove the rear light.
    Replacement: rear light – Skoda Octavia 1Z5. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Do not apply excessive force when removing the part. Otherwise you may damage it.
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    Step 8
    Remove the light bulb from the rear light housing.
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    Step 9
    Remove the bulb holder together with the bulbs.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: rear light – Skoda Octavia 1Z5. To avoid damaging the part during installation, do not use excessive force.Avoid touching the bulb glass. The finger marks left on it may cause failure.
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    Step 10
    Install the bulb holder together with the bulbs.
    Replacement: rear light – Skoda Octavia 1Z5. Tip:
    When installing, do not use excessive force to avoid damage to the part.Avoid touching the bulb glass. The finger marks left on it may cause failure.
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    Step 11
    Install the new rear light.
    Replacement: rear light – Skoda Octavia 1Z5. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    When installing, do not use excessive force to avoid damage to the part.
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    Step 12
    Screw in the fasteners connecting the rear light to the car body. Use a drive socket #8.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 13
    Install the bulb into the rear light housing.
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    Step 14
    Reconnect the wiring harness to the rear light.
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    Step 15
    Install the rear light access cover.
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    Step 16
    Attach the side lining of the boot.
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    Step 17
    Install the clips of the boot side lining.
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    Step 18
    Switch on the ignition.This is necessary in order to make sure that the component operates properly.
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    Step 19
    Switch off the ignition.
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    Step 20
    Close the lid of the luggage compartment.
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