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Beetle headkight problem??

2006 TDI Beetle driver side headlight keeps popping out of socket. Service dealer said they fixed the recall? Out of warranty because it lasted past 20k. Anyone know what retro fit was?? Thanks Jim

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  • a2xerox Nov 01, 2008

    Sorry thought It was a recall on the light but that was for an air bag switch. Anyway when it rains the electrical has several issues. One thing I have noticed is how many Beetles have the drivers side light out that are driving on the highway today. I meet a lady friday that had a 2008 Beetle ask her how long her light had been out, she did not know it was. I am trying to put together a list of people in my area having electrical problem and try to something done about this.

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Http://tech.bentleypublishers.com/servlet/JiveServlet/download/38-33028-364054-6889/Headlamp05to08.pdf

Tell me more, please. Have loaner Beetle, and driver headlight has fallen down inside housing. Found this link, and hoping to open it and put it back together. Did not find anything on a recall on Internet.

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