This replacement Tail light is just what you need to get your vehicle in good looking form again!

This tail lamp features the following specifications:

  • LH (Driver Side)
  • Replaces dealer part numbers: 1JM 945 111, 1JM945111
  • Includes lens & Housing
  • DOT (Department of Transportation) & SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) approved
  • Direct replacement
  • Correct for Sedan Models

Note: This tail light will fit as an upgrade for 99-03 models but are cosmetically different.

This tail light makes a great replacement and has good cost savings over a dealer unit.


Direct Fit Replacement

Direct fit replacement for OEM assembly

Trouble-free Installation

Light uses same wiring as the original assembly, providing easy, trouble-free installation.  No cutting or splicing required.

DOT and SAE Compliant

DOT & SAE compliant: meets federal regulations for on-road use

Lifetime Warranty

This item is backed by a Limited Lifetime Warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will exchange the part free of charge (excludes shipping charges) for the original purchaser. Please keep your invoice for proof of this warranty.

Bulb Note:

Unless otherwise noted, our lights do not include bulbs, though occasionally lighting manufacturers do include bulbs in the lights. If you happen to receive a lighting product (Headlight, Tail light, parking light, fog light etc.) that comes with the bulbs, the bulbs are not covered under our warranty. Our warranty applies only to the light assembly.

  1. step : Removing the Tail Light (0:33)
    • Remove the panel inside the trunk
    • Loosen the three 8mm nuts from the tail light bracket
    • Remove the three 8mm nuts from the tail light bracket by hand
    • Pull the tail light out
    • Disconnect the tail light wiring harness with a flat blade screwdriver
  2. step : Servicing the Bulbs (1:16)
    • Push the tabs on either side of the bulb panel and remove it
    • Twist the bulb socket counterclockwise out of the light
    • Pull the bulb off of the socket
    • Push on the new bulb
    • Twist the bulb clockwise into the light
  3. step : Installing the New Tail Light (1:36)
    • Push the panel into the tail light
    • Reconnect the wiring harness to the tail light
    • Line up the bolt holes on the tail light bracket to the bolt holes on the vehicle
    • Replace two 8mm nuts into the tail light bracket
    • Replace the panel inside the trunk

Tools needed for replacement:

    Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 8mm Socket

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Tail light driverside.
Perfect fit for my 2005 Jetta. Very well packaged. Certainly would recommend 1aauto to everyone.
March 11, 2017
1 year ago
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Vehicle Fit

  • 2004 VW Jetta Sedan excluding GLI Models Tail Light Driver Side
  • 2005 VW Jetta Sedan excluding GLI Models Tail Light Driver Side with (8th Vin Digit M)
  • 2007 VW Jetta Tail Light Driver Side for Models with (8th Vin Digit M)

This part replaces:

  • Partslink VW2800120
  • Hollander 166-59720L
  • OE # 1JM 945 111
  • DEPO 341-1913L-US-CR
Only 1 left in stock
Part #: 1ALTL01420

How-to Video:

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