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Old Oct 14th, 2018, 22:29   #1
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Hello and thank you for reading this message.

I frequently change light bulbs on my car with no problem. But a front bulb has gone and I can't reach it to change it. What am I doing wrong please?

There should be a photo with this message showing the bulb in question with the red arrow. I can take out the entire light unit and detach the power cable, and open up the lighting unit. But I cannot then reach the bulb.

Any guidance please? Thank you.
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Old Oct 14th, 2018, 23:26   #2
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Hello and thank you for reading this message.

I frequently change light bulbs on my car with no problem. But a front bulb has gone and I can't reach it to change it. What am I doing wrong please?

There should be a photo with this message showing the bulb in question with the red arrow. I can take out the entire light unit and detach the power cable, and open up the lighting unit. But I cannot then reach the bulb.

Any guidance please? Thank you.
marker bulb is normaly in a twist to release houseing take the light out to access
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Pretty sure these ones just pull out, but you really need some super long nose pliers to get a grip on the plug. It's right in there in the back of the unit.
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Yeah, long nose pliers and grip the plastic bulb holder and pull it, don't be tempted to grab it by the wires!
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Thank you for your replies. I thought I'd ask before just having a go!
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Hello!

Just got round to this. As you explained, the fitting pulls out with the right length pliers.

At the same time I cleaned the dipped beam lenses. The newest link about doing that is :

https://www.volvoforums.org.uk/showt...highlight=lens

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Ok, another question, please!

Now I need a spare city light bulb. I've found a few different reference numbers online so I'm not certain. Does anyone know the city light bulb reference?

Thank you.
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Ok, another question, please!

Now I need a spare city light bulb. I've found a few different reference numbers online so I'm not certain. Does anyone know the city light bulb reference?

Thank you.
It is a simple T10 5w wedge bulb. I think you can also just show the burned out bulb in the shop, they should give you the correct one
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Hoks, thank you for your reply.
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