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Replacing Brake Light on 997.1S

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Anyone ever replace the Brake Light on 997.1S, the one at the bottom of the window see attached.

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Removing and installing rear center panel

1.Removing rear roof trim panel. Grasp underneath the roof trim panel 1 at the side and, pulling in direction of arrow, carefully remove it from the cable clamps 2.

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2. Remove sound absorbent film.3. Unscrew fastening nut 1 and remove seal 2.

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4. Extend rear spoiler manually. Unscrew fastening screws 1 and remove rear centre panel 2 upwards until the electric plug connection can be released.post-1-0-33832700-1360345996.png

5. Insert a screwdriver from the side and release the locking tab Arrow A and pull off the connector.

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Removing auxiliary brake light in rear center panel1. Raise rear center panel away from the vehicle, release the electric connector using a small screwdriver A and unplug it.2. Turn the rear center panel over and set it down on a suitable protective base.

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3. The auxiliary brake light is clipped into the rear center panel six times in total. Starting from the outside, put your finger through the openings in the rear center panel and release the clips from behind A. At the same time, release the clips from the front using the screwdriver B and pull the ends of the auxiliary brake light carefully out of the rear center panel.

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4. Push the two locking mechanisms for the auxiliary brake light (center) together with a screwdriver and pull the brake light out of the rear center panel.

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Installation is the reverse.

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Removing and installing rear center panel

1.Removing rear roof trim panel. Grasp underneath the roof trim panel 1 at the side and, pulling in direction of arrow, carefully remove it from the cable clamps 2.

attachicon.gifroof trim 1.png attachicon.gifroof trim.png

2. Remove sound absorbent film.3. Unscrew fastening nut 1 and remove seal 2.

attachicon.gifseal.png

4. Extend rear spoiler manually. Unscrew fastening screws 1 and remove rear centre panel 2 upwards until the electric plug connection can be released.attachicon.gifcenter panel.png

5. Insert a screwdriver from the side and release the locking tab Arrow A and pull off the connector.

attachicon.gifslide release.png

Removing auxiliary brake light in rear center panel1. Raise rear center panel away from the vehicle, release the electric connector using a small screwdriver A and unplug it.2. Turn the rear center panel over and set it down on a suitable protective base.

attachicon.gifrelease.png

3. The auxiliary brake light is clipped into the rear center panel six times in total. Starting from the outside, put your finger through the openings in the rear center panel and release the clips from behind A. At the same time, release the clips from the front using the screwdriver B and pull the ends of the auxiliary brake light carefully out of the rear center panel.

attachicon.gifrelease2.png

4. Push the two locking mechanisms for the auxiliary brake light (center) together with a screwdriver and pull the brake light out of the rear center panel.

attachicon.gifpush.png

Installation is the reverse.

You sometimes have to wonder if they could possibly make it any more complicated............................. :eek:

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