How to Replace a Vanity Bulb in a Volvo C70

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How to Replace a Vanity Bulb in a Volvo C70
Use a flat head screwdriver to carefully pry off the vanity mirror. (screwdriver image by Sid Viswakumar from

Looking sportier in a Flamingo red colour and designs such as the dynamic, wedge-shaped nose and angled headlamps, the 2011 Volvo C70 convertible continues to pave the way for luxury as well as safety. The 2006 through 2011 Volvo C70 models have won many safety awards, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Your Volvo C70 comes with illuminated driver and passenger vanity mirrors. Replacing the vanity mirror bulbs takes only a few minutes of your time.

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Things you need

  • Flat head screwdriver
  • Replacement vanity bulb

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  1. 1

    Turn off the ignition of your Volvo C70.

  2. 2

    Insert and turn a flat head screwdriver counterclockwise under the lower centre edge of the vanity mirror.

  3. 3

    Pry the lugs up carefully along the edge of the mirror.

  4. 4

    Pry the lower mirror edges up carefully by moving the screwdriver underneath the left and right edges.

  5. 5

    Lift out the whole vanity mirror along with its cover as you carefully pry up the edges.

  6. 6

    Remove the burnt out or damaged bulb, and replace it with a new one.

  7. 7

    Press the three lugs located at the upper mirror edge into place to remount the vanity mirror.

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