AUDI CENTER BRAKE LIGHT

  • Tiny
  • daveparker257
  • 1996 Audi A6
  • AWD
  • automatic
  • 182,000 miles

How do I replace the bulbs in the center brake light of a 96 A6

Saturday, June 18th, 2011 AT 10:24 PM

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  • rivermikerat
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I'm guessing you mean the collision avoidance/third brake light. The exact procedure will depend on which A6 you have. On the station wagon, the light is located at the top of the rear hatch. Open the hatch and remove the plastic trim panel to access the rear of the light housing. On cars equipped with a trunk, the light is on the trailing edge of the trunk lid. Open the trunk and remove the trim panel to access the rear of the light.

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Saturday, June 18th, 2011 AT 10:35 PM
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  • firemandave
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Actually I found the light was accessible from inside the car. The back cover pops off and the light bulbs come out individually.

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Tuesday, June 21st, 2011 AT 4:01 AM
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  • rivermikerat
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Ahh, mounted on the rear deck. Thanks for letting us know you got it figured out.

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Tuesday, June 21st, 2011 AT 4:36 AM

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