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Replaced headlights now will not work at all, yes and yes,

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Replaced headlights now will...

Replaced headlights now will not work at all

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the fuses? Have you checked the bulbs?

Yes and yes, brand new buls, 2008 beetle convertible

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Convertible yourself? What have you tried so far?

Actually my husband is, we had one go out, so replacing all. Have pulled both units, changed the bulbs and replaced headlight unit, now nothing burns, am not hearing hard clicks as descri8bed on u tube. Could not get in to the dealer for a week and i need the car for bus trip tomorrow!

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

No ma'am

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: VW
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VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 11 months ago
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ok i do need you to do this remove both headlamps then take a picture of the openings where the headlamps go into on both sides and please post here and i can assist!!

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