Bulb replacement

Replacing the rear fog lamp bulb

Updated 7/23/2018

The bulb for the rear fog lamp is located behind a hatch in the boot lid panel on the driver's side.

Note

Replacing the rear fog lamp bulb should be performed by a workshop - an authorised Volvo workshop is recommended.

The rear fog lamp bulb is replaced as follows:

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Rubber casing over the boot lid lock.

1.
Remove the rubber casing over the boot lid lock by folding it to the sides and at the same time pulling it straight off. Refit it by pressing it into place.
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Boot lid keypad.

2.
Loosen the boot lid's keypad by inserting a flat object, such as a table knife or a screwdriver, on each short side of the keypad and then prize it out. The keypad's electrical connector does not need to be unplugged.
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Boot lid closing handle.

The closing handle on the inside of the boot lid must be removed on the side where the lamp is fitted.
3.
Press in a wide flat object, such as a table knife edgeways, to press in 2 lock lugs, and fold out the handle at the same time. When refitting, a fairly hard pressure on the closing handle is required so that the lock lugs click into place again.

Important

Both of the closing handle's lock lugs must be pressed in simultaneously before the handle can be folded out and removed.

P5-1617-S90 Trunk lid panel clips removal

The panel's fastening clips.

4.
Remove the three outside panel clips on the inside of the boot lid, on the side the lamp is fitted.
P5-1646-S90 Trunk lid clip

The rectangular section of the clips is aligned in the longitudinal direction of the car.

5.
To remove a clip: Insert a flat object, such as a table knife or a screwdriver, on the short sides of the clip so that both of the clip's lock lugs are pressed in simultaneously and then prize/pull out the clip.
P5-1617-S90 Trunk lid, 1 clip+3 snap release

The hinge's plastic guard is fitted with a plastic rivet and three latches.

6.
To remove the hinge's plastic guard on the side where the lamp is fitted: Press in the pin in the centre of the plastic rivet using a screwdriver or similar: Then pull/prize out the plastic rivet.
7.
After that, open the plastic guard's three latches using a small screwdriver, for example, and place the plastic guard to one side.
8.
Carefully pull/fold down the detached part of the panel in order to access the bulb.

Note

Points to remember when the plastic rivet for the hinge's plastic guard is refitted:

  • Before you can use the plastic rivet for refitting, you must first press its centre pin backwards as far as it protrudes from the plastic rivet.
  • When the hinge's plastic guard has been fixed in place, press the plastic rivet into the hole in the plastic guard.
  • Finally, press the pin into the plastic rivet until the end surface is level with the surface of the plastic rivet.

Rear fog lamp on left-hand side

P5-1617-S90 Rear fog light bulb replacement

Lamp housing on left-hand side.

1.
Undo the bulb holder by turning it a quarter turn anticlockwise and pulling it out.
2.
Remove the blown bulb from the bulb holder by pressing it in and turning anticlockwise.
3.
Fit a new bulb by pressing it in and turning it clockwise.
4.
Wipe the bulb's lens clean of any dirt, grease or moisture.
5.
Attach the bulb holder by turning it a quarter turn clockwise.
6.
Fold back the panel and refit the hinge's plastic guard as well as the other parts in reverse order.

Rear fog lamp on right-hand side

Cars with the rear fog lamp on the right-hand side have a cover over the bulb holder - which is why there are several additional steps before the bulb can be replaced.

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Lamp housing on the right-hand side with cover.

1.
Detach the cable that is routed in through the cover's opening by pressing in the catch on the side of the connector and pulling at the same time.
2.
Unscrew the cover using a Torx T25 screwdriver and place the cover and screw to one side.
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Lamp housing on right-hand side.

3.
Detach the bulb holder by turning it a quarter turn anticlockwise.
4.
Pull out the bulb holder.
5.
Remove the blown bulb by pressing it in and turning anticlockwise.
6.
Fit a new bulb by pressing it in and turning it clockwise.
7.
Wipe the bulb's lens clean of any dirt, grease or moisture.
8.
Attach the bulb holder by turning it a quarter turn clockwise.
9.
Realign and screw in the cover.
10.
Fold back the panel and refit the hinge's plastic guard as well as the other parts in reverse order.

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