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How do I replace the bulb in a 1998 New Beetle backup light?

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Open ur back hatch and look to where the backup lights are and there should be screws or somthiing to turn and then u have to take that off and pull the bulb out

Posted on May 27, 2009

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    lowbricks Jun 01, 2009

    i just realized that the backup lights on those cars are on the bumper umm i belive that there is a light socket u have to get to it by looking under the bumper and pulling out the socket u would have to turn it to pop it out

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