How to Change the Tail Light Bulb in a 2001 Audi A4

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How to Change the Tail Light Bulb in a 2001 Audi A4
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The Audi A4 is a popular luxury vehicle first produced in 1994. At first glance, replacing the taillights of an Audi A4 can look like a daunting task since it is slightly different from other cars and made to look almost invisible. Replacing the tail light bulbs of the 2001 Audi A4 is a simple task that can be done in a half hour or less. The brake light bulbs necessary for the 2001 Audi A4 are number 7528.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

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Things you need

  • Phillips head screwdriver
  • Flathead screwdriver
  • New light bulbs number 7528

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  1. 1

    Make sure your A4's engine is off and the lights are in the "Off" position. Open the boot of the vehicle.

  2. 2

    Remove the circular cover located in the boot behind the tail light with a small flat head screwdriver. Behind this cover is a screw.

  3. 3

    Use the Phillips head screwdriver to remove the screw. Turn the screwdriver countclockwise to remove it.

  4. 4

    Pull out the right side of the tail light assembly for the left tail light and the left side of the tail light assembly for the right tail light to remove the socket assembly of the taillights.

  5. 5

    Loosen two clips located on the sides of the assembly. Remove the light bulb assembly from the socket assembly.

  6. 6

    Pull the light bulb from its socket and replace it with a new light bulb.

  7. 7

    Replace the light bulb assembly and refasten the two clips. Push the socket assembly back into place until it is secure.

  8. 8

    Use the screwdriver to replace the screw removed in Step 3 by turning clockwise until secure. Replace the circular cover by pushing it into place. Close the boot.

Tips and warnings

  • Be careful not to drop the screw removed in Step 3 into the body of the vehicle or you will have to remove the boot lining to retrieve it.

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