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Old 7th December 2006   #1
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Renault Clio I - Electronics - Replacing Headlamp

Alright guys. Im the owner of a loverly 96 Clio

Unfortunatly on my front headlight the bloody glass has fallen off. The light works fine and I don't want to buy a whole new unit. Any ideas on where I could get some glass to replace it?

I also seem to have that very common problem of the sunroof leak.

My boot lock also wont let me put the key in it.....I heard somewhere this is a common fault

Also some of the bulbs in the cockpit have gone (fuel warning, clock, lights on etc..) re these easy to replace?

Any suggestions highly appreciated!
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morning, unless you find one in scrappy, a new headlight is the only way, 43 from german-swedish, pain in the to fit though-requires bumper removal, regarding cockpit lights, they're just bulbs in holders, best place is a little independent motor factor (wilco, shelltune etc). I do have a like new haynes manual for the clio for sale, interested?
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morning, unless you find one in scrappy, a new headlight is the only way, 43 from german-swedish, pain in the to fit though-requires bumper removal, regarding cockpit lights, they're just bulbs in holders, best place is a little independent motor factor (wilco, shelltune etc). I do have a like new haynes manual for the clio for sale, interested?
My bumper had slipped down and a couple of weeks ago i toook it to a body shop place. Since then I thought the headlight looked a bit iffy....think this had anything to do with it? I doubt I could prove it at all though tbh.


Also I am intrested in your haynes manual....at a fair price
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My headlight glass has just fallen off too.

It happened to me 2 years ago, probably due to lots of speed bumps where I work. That time I bought a new light and my brother fitted it for me. Not sure that he needed to remove the bumper though.

Did you have any luck finding just the glass?

I have a French car scrappy near me, but I reckon they will try to get me to buy the whole unit ( more money for them ).

If you do know where to get the glass only, I would really appreciate some info,

Thanks,

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My headlight glass has just fallen off too.

It happened to me 2 years ago, probably due to lots of speed bumps where I work. That time I bought a new light and my brother fitted it for me. Not sure that he needed to remove the bumper though.

Did you have any luck finding just the glass?

I have a French car scrappy near me, but I reckon they will try to get me to buy the whole unit ( more money for them ).

If you do know where to get the glass only, I would really appreciate some info,

Thanks,

boznia
Bad News buddy, after a fairly intensive search I have still been unable to find just the glass. And unfortunatly your looking at about 40 for a new one. I'm sticking with my home made perspecx for the time being, until I have slightly more funds.

BTW anyone know what to do if the glass is loose? Can you just PVA it back on?
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