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Help with changing sidelight bulbs
#1
Hi guys and girls its Matt here from Rotherham,
Back again with a little problem if you all would kindly help, the thing is I want to replace my sidelights with led ones on my mk2 but I am unsure as to where they are fitted.

I have removed the large circular cover on back of headlight and I think it goes in there somewhere but I can't get my large hands in so if anyone could point me in right direction it would be greatly appreciated

Many thanks
Matt
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#2
you will need small fingers lol place you hand in and look for 2 wires together in indicator area pull on these this will bring the 501 bulb holder out its a nightmare as no space replace with side light on and look at headlight front so you can see the hole if that makes sense
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#3
Thanks for that muply I think I could feel them when I looked but didn't want to damage anything, also where can I buy small fingers lol
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#4
Lol its hard trust me ive done it Matt
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(31-01-2012, 09:08 AM)BerlingoHDI Wrote:  where can I buy small fingers lol

Can't help you with that one mate, but when you do find a source please let me know as my old knarled hands are like a bunch of badly damaged bananas. Hardly concert pianist's hands...:lol::lol:Confusedillyme:Confusedillyme:

Berlingo Multispace 2.0HDI '54 reg Mediterranean Blue
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#6
Took me nearly an hour the first time.
Done it since quicker. Even with big hands.
But it is not easy.
There is a knack to it....
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#7
I don't fancy changing them now lol, suppose I will give it a go at weekend thanks everyone for your help
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#8
Now then me old fruit how to put into words the blind fumble that is a berlingo bulb change !
You want to pinch between index finger and thumb but there is no room for that so . . . . the part ( that u have identified already by the sound of previous posts ) needs to be gripped between two straight finger
s with the rest of your hand limply fitting into the tiny surrounding space . Gently wriggle backwards and tah dah ! ! or not , as the case may be :S .
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(31-01-2012, 05:07 PM)j90xxx Wrote:  Took me nearly an hour the first time.
Done it since quicker. Even with big hands.
But it is not easy.
There is a knack to it....

That's it then, we'll all go round to Martin's when the bulbs need changing......Confusedillyme:Confusedillyme::whistle::whistle:
Berlingo Multispace 2.0HDI '54 reg Mediterranean Blue
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#10
5 min job lads
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