Bulb replacement

Bulb replacement

Updated 7/9/2020

Bulb replacement

The bulbs for the rear direction indicator, brake light bulb and rear fog lamp can be replaced without assistance from a workshop.

Halogen headlamps are not available for all models and markets. Contact a Volvo retailer for more information.

An LEDLED (Light Emitting Diode) type lamp must be replaced by a workshop. An authorised Volvo workshop is recommended.

Note

For information about bulbs not covered in this article, contact a Volvo dealer or a certified Volvo service technician.

Contact a workshopAn authorised Volvo workshop is recommended. if faults other than bulbs occur in lamps. If a fault occurs in LEDLED (Light Emitting Diode) lamps, the entire lamp unit usually must be replaced.

Warning

The car's electrical system must be in ignition position 0 when replacing bulbs.

Important

Never touch the glass part of the bulbs with your fingers. Grease from your fingers is vaporised by the heat, coating the reflector and then causing damage.

Note

If an error message remains after the broken bulb has been replaced then we recommend visiting an authorised Volvo workshop.

Note

Outside lighting such as headlamps and rear lamps may temporarily have condensation on the inside of the lens. This is normal, all exterior lighting is designed to withstand this. Condensation is normally vented out of the lamp housing when the lamp has been switched on for a time.


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