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2013-2014 Cayenne – Manual

2013-2014 Cayenne – Manual

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Replacing Bulbs

Headlight High Voltage Hazard
The headlights are under high voltage when installed.

  • Exercise extreme care when working close to the headlights.


Risk of short circuit.

  • Always switch off the relevant load when changing bulbs.


Risk of damage.

Bulbs of a high wattage can damage the housing.

  • Only use the bulbs specified in the bulb chart.

Information

  • Bulbs must be clean and free from oil, grease or fingerprints.
  • Never touch bulbs with your bare hands.
    Use a cloth or soft paper when replacing bulbs.
  • Always carry spare bulbs with you.
    In certain countries, it is mandatory to carry spare bulbs.

Headlights


Risk of damage to headlights due to abrasion and excessive temperatures.

  • Do not affix any coverings (e.g. "stone guards" or film) close to the headlights.
  • Use soapy water only to clean light lenses and plastic headlight lenses. In no case may chemical cleaners or other volatile cleaning fluids be used.
  • To prevent scratches, do not rub with a dry or merely moist cloth, tissue or insect sponges.

Information
The headlights and taillights can mist up due to temperature and humidity. This misting will disappear after you have driven a sufficient distance.

  • To ensure optimum ventilation, do not cover the gap between headlight and body.


Removing headlights

  1. Switch off the ignition and remove the ignition key, or pull out the control unit on vehicles with Porsche Entry & Drive.

For information on removing the control unit from the ignition lock:

  • Please see the chapter "EMERGENCY OPERATION – UNLOCKING THE IGNITION KEY/ CONTROL UNIT" on page 157.
  1. Open the engine compartment lid.
  2. Take the socket wrench out of the tool kit.
  3. Place the socket wrench on the headlight locking mechanism and turn clockwise on left headlight (in direction of travel)/counter-clockwise on right headlight until you feel and hear the headlight being released. Then continue to turn until the headlight is pressed out of the fender.
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