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2008-2010 Audi A3 Sportback License Plate Lights Replacement

What you need

  1. 2008-2010 Audi A3 Sportback License Plate Lights Replacement, License Plate Lights: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • The red arrows point to the relative location of the license plate lights (under overhang of hatch door where license plate is).

  2. 2008-2010 Audi A3 Sportback License Plate Lights Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Open the hatchback and hold it in place so that you can easily reach the lights that illuminate the license plate. You may need to have another person hold the hatchback steady for you.

  3. 2008-2010 Audi A3 Sportback License Plate Lights Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 2 2008-2010 Audi A3 Sportback License Plate Lights Replacement: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • Using a small screwdriver, loosen and remove the screw that is holding the license plate light in place with a Phillips #1 screwdriver.

  4. 2008-2010 Audi A3 Sportback License Plate Lights Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 3 2008-2010 Audi A3 Sportback License Plate Lights Replacement: step 4, image 2 of 3 2008-2010 Audi A3 Sportback License Plate Lights Replacement: step 4, image 3 of 3
    • Once the screw is removed, wedge the end of a spudger or flathead screwdriver between the light and the black plastic.

    • Gently pop the light out.

  5. 2008-2010 Audi A3 Sportback License Plate Lights Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 2 2008-2010 Audi A3 Sportback License Plate Lights Replacement: step 5, image 2 of 2
    • Use one hand to hold the light steady. Place the thumb and the index finger of the other hand on the metal ends of the light. Gently pull the light away from the metal frame.

    • Do not touch the glass part of the light with your fingers.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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One Comment

wow thanks!!! but have you tried just turning it off and on?

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