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How to Replace Corner Light 98-01 Volkswagen Beetle

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  1. step : Removing the Parking Light (0:38)
    • Pry off the screw cover with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Remove the Phillips head screw from the parking light
    • Pry out the parking light with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Disconnect the parking light wiring harness
  2. step : Replacing the Parking Light Bulb (1:13)
    • Twist the socket out of the parking light
    • Twist the bulb out of the socket
    • Twist the new bulb into the socket
    • Twist the socket into the parking light
  3. step : Installing the New Parking Light (1:24)
    • Transfer the bulb to the new parking light following the process outlined in Step 2
    • Connect the parking light wiring harness
    • Push the parking light into place using the locating tab
    • Insert the Phillips screw into the parking light
    • Push the screw cover into place

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In this video, we're going to show you how to replace a parking light on this 2001 Volkswagen Beetle. We show you on the driver's side, but the passenger side is the same procedure. It's the same part and similar process on these Volkswagen Beetles from '98 to 2001. The only items you'll need for this are a new parking light from, Phillips screwdriver and a flat blade screwdriver.

Start off by prying off this little panel on the side of the light with a flat blade screwdriver, and then, removing the Phillips screw from behind it. Once the screw is entirely loosened, you can reach back in there with a flat blade screwdriver, and just lightly pry out on the light, and then, pull it straight out. To disconnect the harness, put a flat blade screwdriver in the slot and pry out.

To replace the bulb, twist out the socket and then push the bulb in, and twist, and then pull out. Push your new bulb in, and twist it in, to lock it, and then, twist your socket back into place.

On the left, is the old parking light; on the right, is the new one from 1A Auto. You can see they're identical and they'll fit exactly the same. Twist out the socket from your old parking light and twist it into your new parking light. Connect the harness. Then line up this tab into this slot and push the parking light back into place. Replace that Phillip's screw. Then, replace this small panel and you're all set.

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Tools needed for replacement:

    Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver
  • Phillips Head Screwdriver

1998 - 2001  Volkswagen  Beetle
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