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    why are vectras such a pain in the ass to work on, my passinger side light bulb has blown, easy enough i thought to do it myself, one bulb out new bulb in, how wrong i was, its nearly impossible to get to the bulb i need, ive pulled the big white connector out, and now my passinger headlight is pointing towards the stars, still cant get to the bulb i need, major pain in the arse. gotta take it to the garage now to get it sorted, while its there im gonna get them to change to bulb aswell. i'm sick of these new cars, they so hard to work on. something that should cost £4 is gonna cost me £££££'s

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    Passenger side is a piece of cake. You just remove the windscreen washer bottle filler neck and you've got loads of room. If however it was the drivers side, then you'd need to either remove the air filter box or drop the bumper.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vectra craig View Post
    why are vectras such a pain in the ass to work on, my passinger side light bulb has blown, easy enough i thought to do it myself, one bulb out new bulb in, how wrong i was, its nearly impossible to get to the bulb i need, ive pulled the big white connector out, and now my passinger headlight is pointing towards the stars, still cant get to the bulb i need, major pain in the arse. gotta take it to the garage now to get it sorted, while its there im gonna get them to change to bulb aswell. i'm sick of these new cars, they so hard to work on. something that should cost £4 is gonna cost me £££££'s

    i tryed to do mine, i was turning for ages and had a few cuts while doing it, untill i took the bumper off and found out you just pull the connector and off it comes,, the vectra is no way as hard as the megane took me a hour to do my megane when i had it

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    the vectra is no way as hard as the megane took me a hour to do my megane when i had it

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    thnx guys, Big dave your absolutly right, i looked at the driver side today, it was hard enough just removing the cover was a mission, thnx to all for your help, until the next time.......out

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