This replacement VW Passat tail light is just what you need to get your Volkswagen in good looking form again!

This tail light features:

  • Right Hand (Passenger side)
  • Replaces dealer Part Number: 3B5 945 096 L
  • Mounts on 1/4 panel
  • Assembly includes lens and housing
  • Department of Transportation (DOT) & Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) approved
  • Direct replacement
  • Built to strict quality control standards
  • Bulbs and wiring not included

This VW Passat 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 : Changing a Bulb (0:42)
    • Pull the trim out from behind the taillight.
    • Push the tabs on the connector plate and pull it out.
    • Twist the bulb out.
    • Twist the new bulb in.
    • Replace the connector plate.
  2. step : Removing the Taillight Assembly (1:24)
    • Remove the connector plate.
    • Remove the three 8mm nuts.
    • Pull the taillight out and off.
  3. step : Replacing the Taillight Assembly (2:05)
    • Line up the taillight and press it into place.
    • Replace the three 8mm nuts.
    • Push the connector plate into place.
    • Replace the trim.

Tools needed for replacement:

    Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 8mm Socket

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Vehicle Fit

  • 1998-2000 VW Passat Sedan Tail Light Passenger Side
  • 2001 VW Passat Sedan (Built Before VIN 049999) Tail Light Passenger Side

This part replaces:

  • Partslink VW2801118
  • Hollander 166-58948R
  • OE # 3B5 945 096 L
  • TYC 11-0205-01
  • DEPO 341-1914R-US
Part #: 1ALTL00578

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How-to Video:

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