Replacing rear turn signal bulbs

The rear turn signal bulbs are located behind the panel in the side of the cargo compartment.
P6-1746-XC40-Remove rear light panel
  1. 1.Press in the top edge of the panel cover to remove it.
  2. 2.Move aside the insulation to access the support bridge.
P6-1746-XC40-Remove light support bridge
  1. 3.Unscrew the spring screw by turning counterclockwise, press the clips into the sides and remove the support bridge. It is simplest to leave one screw in place in the support bridge.
P6-1746-XC40-Removing turn signal light bulb
  1. 4.Remove the gray bulb holder by turning it counterclockwise and pulling it out.
  2. 5.Remove the bulb by pressing it in and turning it counterclockwise.
  3. 6.Insert the new bulb by pressing it in and turning it clockwise.
  4. 7.Put the panel back in place and turn it clockwise.
  5. 8.Install the support bridge using the supplied spring screw and make sure that the clip is positioned correctly. Tighten the spring screw until it stops, max. 2 Nm (1.5 ft lbs).
  6. 9.Reposition the insulation, hook the panel and then press it back into place.


Never touch the bulb glass with your bare fingers. Grease and oils from your fingers vaporize in the heat and will leave a deposit on the reflector, which may damage it.