It will have the procedure, special tools and torque specs. Valeo is a global company that engineers thermal, powertrain and other automotive systems with emission reduction and intuitive driving in mind. Any shorting of these wires, either directly against each other or through any metal making up the structure of the reflectors, would have to pass enough current to blow the common fuse. I contacted the local vw dealership and was not helped. The contact possessed the repair invoices. In addition, the headlights failed, and the vehicle pulled to the right sporadically and without warning.
The wire gauge used seems sufficient for the current required to run the 55-watt halogen bulbs used for high and low beams in this particular model of Touareg, although the lights are not fused individually, meaning per-side, so the larger value fuse in common for both headlights is higher than the current-carrying capacity wiring within the headlight assemblies. This car is a fire and safety hazard. The item must be new and in its original manufacturer packaging to be eligible for a cash refund. When a bulb burns out, the headlight assembly stays with the car and only the bulb itself needs to be changed. The alleged added advantage of bi-xenons on level or ascending roadways is negated by the blind spots created in dips and valleys when the vehicle is descending. If the vehicle is equipped with optional adaptive headlights, the bi-xenon headlight is equipped with an electrically activated shutter that directs the low beam cone of light in the same direction as the high beam.
The aim of the xenon low beams is controlled by stepper motors in the headlight assemblies, which respond to vehicle loading as detected by the headlight vertical aim sensors at the front and rear suspension. Is there anything you can do to help??. I fully understand bi-xenon brand headlights and hids in general are in design transition and are supposed to offer more illumination, and thus better safety, than prior halogen headlight designs. This truck has been a serious problem since I got it and I feel like it is a lemon. First it was always the headlights that gave me trouble, then the tires wore out way before the time, the braking system had to be replaced all the way around at about 30,000, now the transmission is slipping or jumping , the coating on the door and on the heating vents is peeling off, I had to have the lock on the door fixed cause that never worked. The assembly is made up of the lens, and the housing, as well as various clips and captured nuts to fasten it to the car. If this is not the exact Headlight Assembly - Driver Side Xenon you are looking for, or you would like this part in a brand other than Valeo, please and one of our customer service experts will help you locate the exact part you need.
When you remove the headlight assembly from the vehicle to change bulbs this will disconnect the assembly from the battery so you do not need to separately disconnect the battery. This caused both headlights to ground out and fail, potentially hazardous during vehicle operation and a potential fire hazard. By 9-9-04 it was having problems. The parts are much more expensive, so be extra careful when working with them. Apparently the engine heat has been burning a hole in it and has burned away a hole right through the blanket to the hood itself, but not through the hood yet.
Their response failed to account for the multitude of other problems. The left headlight will be exactly the same procedure. Figure 8 Pull the bulb along with the wiring out from the base and remove the electrical connection from the bulb red arrow by pulling it straight back and off. For cars with curve lighting Touareg - 4. The headlight cables and lights are got bad.
When you buy Valeo lighting you can rest-assured that it is original fit, finish, and quality for your vehicle. We're here to help with whateveve questions or concerns. The complete headlight assembly must be removed from the vehicle to change the bulbs and you will need the special tool that releases the assembly; this tool should be in your tool kit under the rear cargo lid. The failure mileage began at 100. Backed by 1-year, unlimited-mileage warranty -- Replacement brand parts are the most affordable solution for your replacement needs! Comments: This is a great write up. Any injury, damage or loss that may result from improper use of the tools, equipment, or the information contained in this video is the sole responsibility of the user and not Auto Repair Guys. .
More than once it has left my dad stranded because he had no headlights to drive home with. This will help to avoid replacing parts that have not failed. Protect your eyes, hands and body from fluids, dust and debris while working on your vehicle. Oftentimes when one of these components break, the entire assembly must be replaced to avoid dangerous headlight performance. This was an issue covered by a class action lawsuit.
The wires on the headlights have no insulation because it has fallen off. Their product lines include halogen, xenon, and adaptive bi-xenon headlight assemblies. Just go ahead and call the phone number at the top of the page and a friendly specialist will help you out. If you find the bulb is not the problem, you can then swap the xenon module side to side. There was a class action suit against vw for this very issue. These wires within the headlight assemblies are fully exposed to the heat build-up within the housing while also being susceptible to abrasion against any of several stamped metal pieces internal to the housing. All cables got dry and broke in the outside cause the heat of the island.