MK6 Golf Changing Tail Light Globes

MK6 Golf Changing Tail Light Globe

Introduction

This guide will show you how to replace your brake and indicator globes on a MK6 Golf.

Tools & Parts Required

  • Trim Removal Tool
  • Replacement Globe

Globe Types:

Rear Indicators
T20A / W21W / 7440A 21W
Rear Position Light
T15 / W16W / 921 9W
Brake Light (Non – R)
T15 / W16W / 921 9W

Step 1

To access the globes, we need to remove the entire tail light assembly. First, peel back the carpet inside the boot using a trim removal tool.

Step 2

Unplug the wiring loom as indicated by the pink arrow.

Next, support the tail light and begin to unscrew the white pin, by turning anti-clockwise. Remove the white pin entirely.

Step 3

You can now remove the entire tail light assembly.

Step 4

Looking at the back of the tail light, you will find five tabs that secure the globe assembly in place. Gently release each tab and seperate the two pieces.

Step 5

Here you can see the Brake Globe and Indicator Globe. Simply pull upwards to remove these globes.

Mk6 Golf – Bulb List

Bulb List

Bulb Location

Bulb Type

Front Indicator
5202A Amber
Low “Dipped” Beam (Halogen)
H7 55W
High “Full” Beam (Halogen)
H15 55W
Low / High  Beam (HID)
D1S 35W
Position “Parker” Light
T10 / W5W / 501 5W
Front Fog Light (Non – GTI)
HB4 51W
Front Fog Light (GTI)
H8 35W
Glove Box
 T10 / W5W / 501 5W
Vanity Mirror
 36mm Festoon 1W
Front Map Lights
T10 / W5W / 501 5W
Door Mirror “Courtesy” Light
 T10 / W5W / 501 5W
Stepwell Lights
 T15 / W16W / 921 9W
Centre Dome
 36mm Festoon 1W
Boot Cargo Light
  41mm Festoon 1W
Rear Indicators
T20A / W21W / 7440A 21W
Rear Position Light
T15 / W16W / 921 9W
Brake Light (Non – R)
T15 / W16W / 921 9W
Rear Position Light (Golf R)
 Factory Proprietary
Centre Brake Light
Factory Proprietary
License Plate
T10 / W5W / 501 5W
Reverse Light
T20 / W21W / 7440 21W

FN2 Civic Type R – Specification, Bulb & Fluid List

Bulb List

Bulb Location

Bulb Type

Front Indicator
PY21W / 7507 / BAU15s 21W
Low “Dipped” Beam (Halogen)
H7 55W
Low “Dipped” Beam (HID)
D2R 35W
High “Full” Beam (Halogen/HID)
H1 55W
Position “Parker” Light
T10 / W5W / 501 5W
Front Fog Light
H11 55W
Side (Mirror) Indicator
Factory Proprietary
Glove Box
T5 / 17 2W
Vanity Mirror
Fuse Bulb 2W
Front Dome Lights
T10 / W5W / 501 5W
Courtesy Light
Factory Proprietary
Footwell Lights
Factory Proprietary
Centre Dome
31mm Festoon 3W
Boot Cargo Light
T10 / W5W / 501 5W
Rear Indicators
T20 / W21W / 7440 21W
Brake/Rear Position Light (In Fenders)
T20 / W21/5W / 7443 21W/5W
Brake/Rear Position Light  Bootlid (Cars w/o Rear Fog Light)
T20 / W21/5W / 7443 21W/5W
Rear Position Light  Bootlid (Cars w/ Rear Fog Light)
T10 / W5W / 501 5W
Centre Brake Light
Factory Proprietary
License Plate
T10 / W5W / 501 5W
Reverse Light
T15 / W16W / 921 9W
Rear Fog Light
T20 / W21W / 7440 21W

Fluid List

Fluid Location

Fluid

Change Volume

Engine Oil5w40 Synthetic Recomended
4.4L (Oil Change w/ Filter)
4.2L (Oil Change w/o Filter)
Transmission Oil Honda MTF 4 or Equivalent
1.9L
Engine Coolant
4.4L
  Clutch FluidDOT 4
 –
  Brake FluidDOT 4 –
 Windscreen Washer ReservoirWater
2.5L

Specifications

Item

Specification

Spark Plugs
NGK: IFR7G-11KS
Denso: SK22PR-M11SS
Fuel Tank Capacity
50L
Shift Knob Thread
M10 x 1.5mm
Wheel Lug Thread
M12 x 1.5mm
Factory Wheel Size
 18 x 7.5 +55
Factory Tyre Size
 225/40R18