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Pelican Technical Article:

License Plate Light Replacement

Jared Fenton

Time:

5 minutes5 mins

Tab:

$10

Talent:

*

Tools:

Philips head screwdriver

Applicable Models:

A6 2.7T (1997-04)
A6 2.8 (1997-02)
A6 3.0L (2002-04)
S6 4.2 (1997-04)

Parts Required:

License Plate Light Bulb

Hot Tip:

Clean and inspect the bulb holders for corrosion

Performance Gain:

The man can write you a ticket much easier at night.

Complementary Modification:

Replace brake light bulbs

Replacing the license plate lights on your Audi is a pretty easy job that should only take about 5 minutes. Here's how it is done.

Shown here is the location of the license plate lights on your Audi A6 (green arrows).
Figure 1

Shown here is the location of the license plate lights on your Audi A6 (green arrows). Unlock and open the trunk to gain access.

Loosen and remove the two small Philips head screws (green arrows) holding the bulb holders in place.
Figure 2

Loosen and remove the two small Philips head screws (green arrows) holding the bulb holders in place.

Pull the bulb holder out of the trunk lid.
Figure 3

Pull the bulb holder out of the trunk lid. Simply pull out the old bulb (green arrow) and replace it with the new one. It is a good idea to inspect the bulb holder contacts for corrosion and clean/sand as needed.

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