Do all bulbs fit all cars?

Do all bulbs fit all cars?

Each car has different lights and therefore requires different bulbs. Along with all of the different bulbs, there are also different fittings, depending on your vehicle make and model. A fitting refers to the shape and size of the base of the bulb in order for it to correctly fit your vehicle.

Are bulbs for headlights universal?

For example, bulbs such as H1, H4 & H7 are all universal fittings. No matter what manufacturer or where you buy them from, they will fit, as long as you buy the correct fitting for your vehicle.

What is light bulb base code?

What is the Difference between Light Bulb Bases?

Name Code Applications
Medium E26 Common Household Bulbs
Intermediate E17 Appliances. Old Christmas Lights
Candelabra E12 Chandeliers. Ceiling Fans.
Mini Candelabra E11

Can I fit LED bulbs to my car?

New cars are fitted with LED lamps, which have been tested and pass Whole Vehicle Type Approval. However, new cars fitted with LED lights are allowed to be used in the UK, because the lamps pass European / UNECE technical standards (although some of these latest LED lamps seem more dazzling to me than ever before).

What kind of light bulb do I need for a VW?

Find the Volkswagen headlight bulb size you need for your low beam or high beam. Also, find your Volkswagen fog light bulb, reverse light bulb, turn signal bulb, brake light bulb and more. It’s that easy!

What kind of warning light does a VW Passat have?

Serious or urgent warning lights typically illuminate in red, they may also flash or be accompanied by an audible signal. To avoid possible vehicle breakdown or a risk to occupant safety, always take immediate action if a warning light illuminates. Warning light name: VW Passat gearbox warning light.

What does the Yellow Cog symbol on a VW Passat mean?

Description: The yellow cog symbol is an indication that the gearbox is overheating and the DSG dual clutch gearbox is too hot. You must pull off the road, stop and place the gear selector into position ‘P’ to allow the gearbox to cool down. Do not drive on until the warning light goes out. Warning light name: VW Passat central warning light.

What does the ESC light on a VW Passat mean?

The ESC light will flash when the system is actively stabilising the vehicle. If the light remains permanently on, it indicates a fault with the ESC system. ESC shares components with the ABS system and so it might be a related fault. Warning light name: VW Passat ABS warning light.