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1998 audi a4 license plate light - clintdang - 10-15-2010 08:02 PM

I recently went to replace the license plate light bulbs in my audi. got the bulbs replaced and no light. checked the fuse it looked like it wasn't in correctly and the fuse was good. I put the fuse in and still no light any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

RE: 1998 audi a4 license plate light - Rupe - 10-15-2010 10:56 PM

Use a good test light and check for both power and ground. (one or both is missing at the socket) You may need to follow the wires inside the trunk and check for damage too.

Another common problem is crusty / rusty contacts from years of moisture or just plain melted plastic sockets from the heat of the bulb.

All in all, not hard to find the problem once you know what you are looking for.