You cannot change the bulb - the indicator is a sealed unit - mine failed because water got into a crack. VW will sell you the unit - you need to dismantle the wing mirror to fit it - took me about 20 mins. Cost of the unit was about £17
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If the one you are trying to change is the indicator bulb near the headlight, you will have to open the bonnet and remove the bulb.
In case of the indicators in the rear view mirror, Its a clip on plastic cover, squeeze it or, stick something at the edges of the reflector and it will come out.
SECTION 501-09: Rear View Mirrors
2002 Explorer/Mountaineer Workshop Manual
REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION
Exterior Mirror Glass
Removal NOTE: Exterior mirror glass is serviceable only on vehicles built after July of 2001.
NOTE: Passenger side exterior mirror shown, driver side exterior mirror similar. All mirrors
Position the glass in the full up position.
Locate the notch at the bottom of the exterior mirror glass.
Release the exterior mirror glass.
Insert a long flat-bladed screwdriver in the notch.
Push the screwdriver into the notch until the glass is released.
Position aside the exterior mirror glass.
Disconnect the electrical connectors.
Remove the exterior mirror glass (17K707) passenger side or (17T675) driver side.
Installation Heated mirrors
Connect the electrical connectors.
Position the exterior mirror glass on the exterior mirror motor.
Place a hand against the back of the exterior mirror housing and a hand flat against the exterior mirror glass. Press the glass in place until fully seated.
You have push top of large mirror is asif you were adjusting it to its highest position, then slide the mirror glass up and off, this in turn allows you access to the screws that hold the whole light unit in place which with the aid of some torx bits which are inside mirror casing you can remove. hope this makes sense.
I changed mine a few years ago (2005 Sharan). Price of the LED part was ~£20 from the main dealer. Biggest problem was taking the mirror unit apart. I spent ages removing the mirror then seperating the parts. Later some ne'r-do-well knocked into the mirror on a bike, folding it towards the front of the car, and it all just came apart in such a way as to make changing the indicator easy!
under the mirror there should be a 1 1/2 slot door under mirror that looks like a flat lid this will be flush with mirror moulding where it looks like a quarter can turn it
this is the light access panel the detachment screw is threw this panel to take off mirror then you can access the bulb