Remove the gas filler door, this is held in place with four small visible screws. Remove the gas cap and put a crumpled up paper towel in the gas filler pipe to be sure no dirt can get in. Remove the rubber boot around the gas filler pipe by pushing down with your fingers, and then disconnect the drain hose on the underside. Detach visible cable harness restraint and move the wire harness to give you clearance. Using a small mechanics mirror on a stick and a bright light, look under the rear deck at the third light assembly via the open space you just created around the gas filler pipe area. You will see two 10mm nuts, one on either side of the third light assembly. Remove them and carefully remove the entire third light assembly. Note, there is a power cable quick connect for the third light that you will have to disconnect. Now remove the two Philips screws to access the three bulbs inside. Warning - Do not touch the new high intensity bulbs with your fingers as you insert them, use a paper towel, or they will self destruct in minutes once you apply power - fyi. Once you have carefully replaced the three bulbs, reverse the disassembly procedure. Plan two beers to disassemble, and a third to reassemble. Enjoy & good luck, Jay
Change brake light bulbs Just remove the rear license plate. You can change the backup lights and brake light easily.
It is possible that one of the bulbs is shorting out. Try replacing the brake light bulbs, if that doesn't work, troubleshoot the brake light switch.
To change the brake lights on a 1997 Volkswagen Polo first locate the brake light housings in the trunk. Remove the plastic covers and unlock the bulbs. Remove the bulbs and install the new brake lights.
Possibly a bad brake light switch, or bad connection.
Remove the two screws that hold the lens on, remove the lens and change the bulbs.
The switch could be bad or the wire could be burned out.
Most likely the fuse is blown. Check that out. Or the switch on the brake pedal is shot if the fuse is good. Both of those good both bulbs may be burned out. Not likely though.
The daytime run lamps are your high beam bulbs with a module that cuts the amount of amperage that just dims the bulbs. Just change high beam bulb.
The light assy has to be removed and the bulbs removed from the back.
The brake light bulbs ar removed from the rear of the light assy . Take it off of the body.