How to replace / change the interior lights with LEDs on VW Golf Mk5, Mk6, Golf GTI, Jetta in 29 steps

In this video tutorial we are going to show you how to replace / change the interior lights (glove box light, front and rear dome lights, trunk light and puddle lights) and also some exterior lights (number / licence plate lights). The box has 14 pieces (+T20 decoder) 100% canbus LED interior lights for VW GTI, Golf MK6, Jetta.

Required tools:

  • a flat blade screwdriver
  • a pry (trim) tool
  • a T20 Torx

How to replace dome lights with LED lights

1. Open the storage holder (glasses box) using a trim tool
2. Remove the plastic part from the middle
3. Remove the two screws using a T20 Torx
4. Remove the plastic part with lights and disconnect the cables
5. Remove the light bulbs and replace it with LED lights
Try the new LED lights before you install the plastic part with lights
6. Install the dome light back
7. Install all the remaining parts from the dome light

How to replace / change rear dome lights with LED lights

8. Remove the plastic cap using a pry (trim) tool
9. Replace the light bulbs with LED lights
10. Install the plastic cap back on the rear dome light

How to replace / change light from the glove box

11. Open the glove box
12. Use a flat blade screwdriver to remove the lamp light
13. Disconnect the cables
14. Use a flat blade screwdriver to remove the case from the lamp
15. Replace the light bulb with Led light
16. Install the lamp back on the glove box.

How to replace / change trunk light wiht LED light

17. Remove the lamp using a flat blade screwdriver
18. Disconnect the cables
19. Replace the light bulb with LED light
20. Connect the cables and install the lamp back on

How to install LED lights on puddle lights

21. Remove the puddle light using a flat blade screwdriver
22. Disconnect the cables
23. Open the puddle light and replace the light bulb with LED light
24. Install the puddle light back on the door panel

How to install LED lights on number plates lights

25. Remove the license plate lamp
26. Remove the light bulb and replace it with T20 decoder
27. Install the LED light on T20 decoder
28. Install the LED light on the lamp
29. Install the lamp back on the rear spoiler
It is the same procedure for the other lamp.

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TUTORIAL: How to activate the indicators on as DRLs (day time running lights) on VW Golf Mk5, Jetta with VCDS (VAG-COM) in 3 steps

Watch this video tutorial to see how to activate DRLs (day time running lights) or indicators on (US style) on VW Golf Mk5, Jetta in just
3 simple steps.

Required tools:
– a VCDS OBD2 diagnostic tool
– a laptop

 

1. Start the engine
2. Connect the VCDS cable to the OBD2 port of your VW Golf Mk5 or Jetta
3. Plug the VCDS (VAG-COM) cable into any USB port on your laptop
And then follow the steps from the video:
Open the VCDS software that you have already installed on your laptop and select:  Options / USB (in our case) / Test / Save
Return to Menu and click on: Select Control Module / 09-Cent. Elect./ Coding-07 / Long Coding Helper
Go to Byte 7 (Turn Signal Front left/right as Parking Light Front left/right (USA and Canada)) and replace the 0 with a number from 1-100.
This number represent the light intensity.

Pres the Enter button and close the window. Select Ok to accept the code and then return to menu or close the window.

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How to change cluster display language  with VCDS (VAG COM) in 4 steps!

How to wrap (upholstery) with leather your VW Golf Mk5, Mk6 interior door panels in just 5 simple steps

If you want to see how to wrap with leather your VW Golf Mk5, Mk6, Jetta inner door pannels you just have to watch this video tutorial. These steps are also available for VW Passat, Golf Mk4, Bora, Polo, Touran, CC, etc.

We bought a set (of 8 pieces) for VW Golf Mk6, microfiber leather cover interior trim.

Required tools:
– a trim tool
– a flat blade screwdriver

 

1. Apply some double sided adhesive tape

2. Remove the handle cap and then wrap the door pannel with the leather
If the piece of leather is too large, you can cut it with scissors

3. Install the door handle cap back

4. Apply some double sided adhesive tape on the upper side of door panel

5. Wrap the leather on the inner door panel.

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How to change cluster display language  with VCDS (VAG COM) in 4 steps!

 

How to remove wiper switch (arm) on VW Golf Mk5, Mk6, Jetta in just 3 simple steps.

In this video tutorial we are going to show you how to remove / replace wiper switch (arm) or controller on VW Golf Mk5,
Mk6, Jetta, Passat B6, in just 3 simple steps. Before you start removing the wiper switch, you have to disconnect the battery and then
remove:
– steering wheel airbag
– steering wheel
– steering wheel module
– clock spring airbag spiral

Required tools:
– a sharp and thin tool
– a flat blade screwdriver

 

1. Insert a sharp and flat tool to press on the inside clip
2. Use a flat blade screwdriver to take the oustide clip off
3. Remove the wiper switch sliding it towards you.

How to remove rear dome light on VW Golf Mk5, Jetta, Rabbit in 3 simple steps

In this video tutorial we are going to show you how to remove or switch the light bulbs from rear dome light on VW Golf MK5, Jetta, Rabbit in just 3 simple steps.

Required tools:
– a trim tool

 

1. Use a trim tool and pry the assembly down
To replace the bulbs you just have to take it out and replace it with a new one. Be careful with the bulbs, they are hot. Wait for a few minutes  to cool down.

2. Release the hooks and take the rear dome light out from the headliner
3. Disconnect the cables.

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TUTORIAL: How to remove interior trims on VW Golf Mk5, Rabbit, Jetta (2003 – 2009)

In this video tutorial we will show you how you can remove interior trim on VW Golf Mk5, Rabbit, Jetta (2003 – 2009) if you want to paint it, wrapp it in carbon fiber vinyl, or swapp it out. Or, you can replace the interior aluminium trim with so called a carbon fiber look trim for front doors, rear doors and dashboard.

We are going to replace the interior trim with this carbon fiber look trim. These carbon fiber look trims we have bought from a junkyard, but you can search it also on online spare parts shops.

 

Requierd tools:

– a trim / pry tool

1. Remove the door trim starting from the front to the back
2. Install the carbon fiber trim starting from the left side of the door
3. Remove the dashboard trim from the left side starting from the right
4. Install the carbon fiber trim starting also from the left side
5. Remove the dashboard trim from the right starting with the left side
6. Install the carbon fiber trim starting from the right
7. Remove the trim from the glove box starting from the right
8. Install the carbon fiber trim starting from the left side
9. Remove the passanger door trim starting from the front
10. Install the new carbon fiber trim starting from the right side of the door
11. Remove the rear door trims starting also from the left side of the door (from the front)
12. Install the new carbon fiber trims starting from the right side of the door (from the back).

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How to remove A pillar trim piece on WV Golf Mark 5, Mark 6, Rabbit, Jetta in 5 steps

In this video tutorial we’ll be showing you how to remove the A Pillar trim on your VW Golf Mk5, Mk6, Jetta, Rabbit following just 5 simple steps.
This tutorial will help you when you need to install a dashcam or new speakers. The process is very simple if you have the correct tools.

Before you start, you have to disconnect the negative terminal from your car battery and wait minimum 15 minutes. Then…

 

Required tools:
– a ratchet and a T20 Torx
– a trim tool

1. Pry the dash end cap away from the dash using a trim tool
2. Remove the plastic part on the center section using a trim tool
3. Use the trim tool (or a small screwdriver) to remove the airbag badge
4. Use a T20 Torx to remove the screw behind the badge
5. Remove the A-pillar trim piece using your hands to pull it back.

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How to acces hidden / secret menu in 3 steps!

How to repair door lock cylinder in 3 steps!

How to change cluster display language  with VCDS (VAG COM) in 4 steps!

How to remove / replace windshield wiper cowl vent grille from VW Golf Mk5, Rabbit, Jetta in 2 steps

In this video tutorial we are going to show you how to remove or replace a broken cowl vent grille on VW Golf Mk5, Rabbit or Jetta,
in just 2 simple steps.

Before you start removing the cowl vent, first you have to take out the wiper arms (see the video tutorial). Then…

 

1: remove the hood seal
2. remove the cowl vent grille lifting it up away from the windshield

There is a plastic track that is attached to the bottom edge of the windshield.
The cowl panel has a thin strip that snaps down into this track

windshield cowl
The cowl/rain tray has to be lifted up/away from the windshield. There is a plastic track that is attached
to the bottom edge of the windshield, and the cowl panel has a thin strip that snaps down into this track.

 

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TUTORIAL: How to remove / replace radio on VW Golf Mk5, Jetta (2003 – 2009) in 4 steps

In the next video tutorial we are going to show you how to remove or replace
radio CD on VW Golf Mk5, Jetta (2003 – 2009) in just 4 simple steps.

Requiered tools:
– a ratchet
– a T20 Torx

 

First, you have to remove central air vents from the upper side. Then…

1. Remove those two T20 Torx screws
2. Remove the plastic frame
3. Remove the four T20 Torx screws (in our case, its missing)
4. Take the radio out and disconnect all the cables.

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How to replace / change the storage holder with sunglasses box on VW Golf Mk5, Mk6, Jetta in 2 steps

If you want to replace your dome light storage holder with sunglasses box on VW Golf Mk5, Mk6 or Jetta, watch this video tutorial.

Requiered tools:
– a trim tool

1. Use a trim tool to pry out the glasses holder
2. Replace it with the glasses holder.

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