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 remove / replace wing mirror glass on VW Golf Mk6, Jetta in 3 simple steps

If you want to remove or replace VW Golf Mk6, Jetta wing mirror glass you just have to follow three simple steps.

 

1. Press on the right corner of the mirror glass just to get your fingers underneath and then…
2. Pull the mirror glass towards you
3. Disconnect the wires.

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How to check / verify the real kilometers / mileage on VW, Skoda, Audi, Seat with VCDS (VAGCOM) in 4 steps

If you want to check or verify the real kilometers (mileage) on your car (VW, Skoda, Seat, Audi) with VCDS (VAGCOM) we are going to show you how to do that. Just follow the steps from the video below:

 

1. Start the engine
2. Connect the VCDS cable to the OBD2 port of your car
3. Plug the VCDS (VAG-COM) cable into any USB port on your laptop
4. Click on VCDS software that you have already installed on your laptop and select:
Options / Test / Ok / Save / Select Control Module / 17-Instruments / Adaptation-10 / Documented adaptation channels can be selected here / Mileage/Odometer
Here we check if the value from the “Stored Value” is the same with the mileage from car display.

You can also check the real kilometers here: Applications / EDC 15-16 mileage / Read
Again we check if the value from the VCDS is the same with the mileage from car display.

 

VW, Audi, Skoda, Seat Cornering Lights via fog lights activated with VCDS (VAGCOM) in 4 steps

This time we are going to show you how to activate / coded Cornering Lights via Front Fog Lights with VAGCOM (VCDS) for VW Golf Mk6, Mk7, Polo,  Audi A4, A6, A3, Skoda Octavia 2 facelift, Superb, Seat Leon, etc. in just 4 simple steps.

 

1. Start the engine
2. Connect the VCDS cable to the OBD2 port of your car
3. Plug the VCDS (VAG-COM) cable into any USB port on your laptop
4. Click on VCDS software that you have already installed on your laptop and select:
Select Control Module / 09-Cent. Elect./ Coding-07 / Long Coding Helper / Go to Byte 14
Select Cornering Lights via Front Fog Lights Active / Do it! / Ok / and back to menu or close the window.

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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 replace / change glove box light bulb on VW Golf Mk6, Jetta in 5 simple steps

This time we are going to show you how to replace / change the glove box light bulb on VW Golf Mk6, Jetta in just 5 simple steps. We also replaced the light bulb with a LED light.

Required tools:
– a flat blade screwdriver

 

1. Open the glove box
2. Use a flat blade screwdriver to remove the lamp light
3. Disconnect the cables
4. Use a flat blade screwdriver to remove the case from the lamp
5. Replace the light bulb with a new one

Install the lamp back on the glove box.

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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 remove windshield wiper motor from VW Golf Mk5, Rabbit, Jetta in 7 simple steps

To remove windshield wiper motor from a VW Golf Mk5, Rabbit or Jetta, first you have to take out the wiper arms (see tutorial).
Then you just have to follow 7 simple steps.

Necessary tools:
– a flat blade screwdriver
– a 13 mm socket and a ratchet
– a T30 Torx

 

1: remove the hood seal
2. remove the cowl vent grille lifting it up
3. remove the cable
4. remove those two 13 mm screws
5. remove those 2 T30 screws
6. disconnect the cables
7. take the wiper motor out.

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TUTORIAL: How to remove the lock tumbler (boot lock cylinder) on VW Golf Mk4 in just 6 simple steps

For those owners of VW Golf Mk4 who decided to replace / remove the lock tumbler or boot lock cylinder, this is how you have to do it.

Neccessary tools:

–          A flat blade screwdriver

–          A Philips screwdriver

–          A ratchet and a T20 Torx

–          A 11 or 12 mm socket

–          A hammer

 

STEP 1: open the trunk and remove those two screws from inside the grab handles

STEP 2: remove the trim panel

STEP 3: disconnect the electrical connector (left side) and the small metal arm that pulls the latch open/shut (right side)

STEP 4: with a T20 Torx remove those three bolts from the boot handle

Use something for not locking the boot.

STEP 5: remove the retaining clip that holds the boot lock in place

Use a flat blade screwdriver and gently pry the clip up.

STEP 6: if it doesn’t come off with a push of a finger, use a hammer and a 11 -12 mm socket to remove the lock tumbler.

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TUTORIAL: How to remove ECU (ECM) from a VW Golf Mk5, Rabbit, Jetta in 6 simple steps

To remove ECU or ECM from a VW Golf Mk5, Rabbit or Jetta, first you have to take out the wiper arms (see tutorial) and the windshield cowl.
Then you just have to follow 6 simple steps.

Necessary tools:
– a flat blade screwdriver
– a 13 mm socket and a ratchet

 

1: remove the hood seal
2. remove the cowl vent grille lifting it up
3. remove the cable
4. remove those two 13 mm screws
5. bent the ECU case and then slide it out
6. disconnect the cables from ECU.

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