Replace high-beam bulb (GTI style grill)

Replace high-beam bulb (GTI style grill)

How to replace a blown high-beam bulb on the GTI style front end. No tools are needed for this repair.

Step 1 - Remove the rubber cover on the back of the headlight

Simply peel back the rubber cover.

Remove rubber headlight cover

Step 2 - Undo the bulb clip

 There is a wire clip holding the bulb in place. Squeeze the right side of it to hinge it out.

Undo bulb clip

Step 3 - Unplug the wire 

There is only 1 white wire going to the bulb. The other brown grounding wire connects to the bulb's surrounding bracket and can be left alone.

Extract the high beam bulb

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