Installing the tail light
1. Install the tail light in reverse order of removal
and attach the connector.
2. Install the holder for the warning triangle and
attach the warning triangle.
3. Close the cover on the side trim in the cargo
4. Fasten the cover with the clip.
Reversing light in the tailgate
Follow the safety information, refer to page 329.
21-watt bulb, H21W.
Access to the light
Open the tailgate.
2. Pull out the cover at the recessed grip, arrow.
Changing the bulb
Pull the bulb holder out of the reflector.
2. Press the bulb gently into the bulb holder,
turn counterclockwise and remove it.
3. To insert the new bulb and attach the bulb
holder, proceed in reverse order of removal.
The battery is maintenance-free.
More information about the battery can be re‐
quested from a dealer's service center or another
qualified service center or repair shop.
Contact with live components can lead to an
electric shock. There is a risk of injuries or dan‐
ger to life. Do not touch any components that
are under voltage.
Vehicle batteries that are not compatible can
damage vehicle systems and impair vehicle
functions. There is a risk of an accident and
damage to property. Only vehicle batteries that
are compatible with your vehicle type should be
installed in your vehicle. Information on com‐
patible vehicle batteries is available at your
dealer’s service center.
Register the battery to the
The manufacturer of the vehicle recommends
that you have a service center or another quali‐
fied service center or repair shop register the ve‐
hicle battery to the vehicle after the battery has
been replaced. Once the battery has been regis‐
tered again, all comfort features will be available
without restriction and any Check Control mes‐
sages displayed which relate to comfort features
Charging the battery
Make sure that the battery is always sufficiently
charged to guarantee that the battery remains
usable for its full service life.
Online Edition for Part no. 01405A10E93 - VI/20