One or Both Head Lights May Not Work on Volkswagen Golf

One or both head lights may not work due to premature head light bulb burnout and/or bulb harness failure. Care should be taken to inspect the head light harness connector for damage when replacing bulbs. Damaged connectors should be replaced.

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Average mileage: 147,000 (93,000–250,000)
10 model years affected: 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, more2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2010
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2004 Volkswagen Golf 98,000 mi,
Quality H7 bulbs handled only with gloves last an absolute maximum of 6 months in this car. Even since it was acquired brand new.