Question about 2005 Audi A3

1 Answer

Audi A3 Sidelights

I need to replace the sidelight bulbs on my 2005 A3. The manual says to take it to a dealer but I would like to try it myself. Is it a difficult job? Do you get to the bulbs through the same hatch as the main beam or is there another way? Do they just pull out or is it more complicated? Thanks for any assistance.

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Scholar:

    An expert who has written 20 answers of more than 400 characters.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

  • Expert
  • 107 Answers

Do you mean the little light on the fender? if so it should pop right out by pushing the lense forward against the spring and then pulling it out. the one in the bumper and the fog light are a bit more dificult, you have to get access to the inside of the bumper by removing the fog light black assembly.

Posted on Sep 23, 2008

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

How do you change a side light bulb


Need a bit more info about make and model of vehicle. In general there is normally access through the back of the sidelight fitting. There should be a bulb holder insert in the back of the fitting that turns and you can remove. Take the old bulb out and replace, push the insert back into the bulb fitting and twist to secure. Ensure the sidelights are switched off before attempting this , or you may short the contacts and blow a fuse.

Feb 05, 2016 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Why do i keep getting fault warnings saying sidelights or fog lights are faulty? i have checked all lights and they are working perfectly!!!


I had this problem on a bmw once. I was using universal bulbs though. When I went to the dealer and bought bulbs from them, the warning turned off. Worth a try.

Jul 15, 2015 | 2007 Peugeot 207 1.4

1 Answer

Sidelights not working


replace those bulbs they are shorted out and pulling down amps causing the dimming

Sep 29, 2013 | Renault Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Rear driver side running light is not working, but the brake and rear turn signal are working. I have replaced bulb and checked the wiring.


check the front light on the same side is working as their is a fuse for either side of the sidelights .failing which i would need a play as this vehicle isnt wired to europeon standard and uses them funny american electrics with a big stop light switch that interferes with the brake light for the indicator so i would need a play to determine the exact cause ,have you checked the bulb holder ??

Nov 11, 2012 | 2005 Mercury Mariner

1 Answer

Need to find lighting relay in a Discovery 1


The alternator is shot and is pumping out to much juice ... this has blown the bulbs and causes the relay chatter. I'm afraid it is a new alternator and bulbs :(

Feb 12, 2012 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Head light coming on when i press brake pedel even with ingnition off


Hi, are you sure it's the headlights and not the sidelights? If it is the sidelights, check to see that it has the correct stop/tail light bulbs fitted in the rear. If the bulbs have a single instead of twin end connection it will short across to the sidelight circuit when the brake lights are illuminated. If you're not sure just temporarily remove the stop light bulbs or disconnect the multiplugs on the rear lamps and check to see if the fault is still there.
Hope that helps Matt...

Nov 21, 2009 | 1998 Audi A4

2 Answers

Ford focus brake lights stuck on when sidelights on


hi, i have sorted this problem on my 99 focus ghia.,check both your tail light bulbs.someone put the wrong bulb in and i had the exact same problems you described.the bulb for brake/tail light has two steel connecters and and all other bulbs have one.i put proper bulb in and the problem disappeared.now lights working perfect and sidelights dont come on now when i brake :)change both brake/tail bulbs on each side.1 euro will fix this problem.hope this helps.

Jun 01, 2009 | 2006 Ford Focus

1 Answer

Side lights on when braking


It sounds like you may of accidently put one of the bulbs in incorrectly. This can happen very easily with the new style twin element bulbs . To test this, just have someone put the sidelights on and if I am correct the bulb that is in wrong will either light up alot brighter than the other side or it will not work at all. This is the bulb that needs swapping around.

Apr 08, 2009 | 2006 Ford Fusion

1 Answer

Pasenger headlight doesnt work, it's not the bulb & both fullbeam & sidelights work ?


Have you checked the fuse?? if the fuse is ok its possible the fuse holder

Feb 23, 2009 | 2005 Audi A3

1 Answer

Front sidelights


Open your hood of your car. Look to where your lights are, there should be some screws you could take out and replace your light bulbs.If not, buy a owners manual and it should tell you what to do

Oct 03, 2008 | 2002 Subaru Impreza

Not finding what you are looking for?
2005 Audi A3 Logo

Related Topics:

255 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Audi Experts

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

21949 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

60867 Answers

Thomas Perkins
Thomas Perkins

Level 3 Expert

13152 Answers

Are you an Audi Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...