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    LED DLR bulbs


    I have a 2016 1.2 Automatic Yeti that I am very pleased with but would like to change the DRL bulbs to LED.It seems that some models do have LED DRL bulbs fitted as standard.The daylight running lights are part of the main headlights . I have had the fitted bulbs out and they seem to be twin filment small baynet bulbs. Has anyone come across replacement LED bulbs and if so have you got part number.
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    Putting LED bulbs into incandescent fittings is illegal.....
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    In the pre facelift Yeti the DRL's are in the fog light and are seperate bulbs, in the facelift they are in the lower part of the bumper. It is illegal to replace the headlight bulbs with led's or HID bulbs. If you fitted led's in the drl's you would get a bulb failure warning due to the reduced load as they are controlled by the canbus. To avoid a bulb failure warning you would need to fit a resistor which more often than not does not work or fails after a short time. The led and resistor get very hot so you need to ensure adequate ventilation, in reality it is not worth the hassle and expense.
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    For certain lights the on board power supply unit J519 has coding features that allow you to turn off bulb monitoring, one of my mechanics did this for my office manager on his Golf Plus for his LED number plate light, a few months later the bulb warning light came on even though the LED's still worked, when they took them out they found the cheap Chinky LED fittings had gone rusty so he put back a pair of Osram incandescent bulbs.
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    1983 Golf 1 GTI 8 valve, 2 litre with Eurospec racing 42/36 head
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