What is a W5W bulb?

What is a W5W bulb?

A W5W is commonly used in interior lights and sidelights. Some vehicles use them for number plate lights, too. The name W5W means that the bulb is 5 watts and has a wedge-type base. You can find both halogen and LED bulbs in this fitting.

Where are sidelights located?

The term ‘sidelights’ can be confusing. These lights are actually not located on the side of your car. On many modern cars, they’re located in the headlight unit itself. Sometimes, you’ll find them on the front corners of the car, near the headlights.

What is a side repeater on a car?

The side repeater can be found on the side of the vehicle or on the wing mirror unit, it is a way of notifying other road users of your intentions of turning left or right. This will allow other users and yourself to remain safe. The side repeater may be known as an indicator for this reason.

How do you change a headlight on a 2008 Peugeot passenger side?

Lets get it done!

  1. Open the bonnet.
  2. Locate the plastic caps at the rear of the headlight assembly.
  3. Remove the cap by pulling it off.
  4. Remove the electrical plug.
  5. Remove the hold down clip.
  6. Remove the old bulb.
  7. Install the new bulb.
  8. Replace the clip and electrical plug.

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