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Re: Found a part sitting under the bonnet, help me identify it

Its a locking strip/built in spanner for the headlamps.
: doubles as a handy 10 mm spanner for the headlamp when bulb changing.

Hopefully the one on the other side is still there.Somebody probably changed a bulb just before you bought the car.

The strip should be put back in after you tighten up the headlamp and I guess previous owner forgot?
With luck wont need to post a pic as to where it goes.(cos I dont have one on this pc)

The strip mounts in vertically once the headlamp unit has been slid back into position after a bulb change.
The far left(lshaped) end is all that will be sticking out once its inserted.
So check the other side and you should see that end with its little wings sticking out just proud of the headlamp unit .

Yours goes in the same place on the opposite side.

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