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PostPosted: Sun Jan 12, 2020 4:16 pm 
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Hi,
I know the earlier Citroen C1 high level brake light is held on by two screws, but I'm struggling to remove the one from a 2016 C1.

There are no screws in the face on the later model, so I thought it might just be clipped in. But prising doesn't seem to work - I think if I try any harder the plastic will crack!
It's 'loose' in the tailgate, and letting water in, so needs to come out.

I've had a good feel around with my fingertips through the square access panel, and looked with a mirror, but I can't see any obvious clamps/clips.

Any ideas, please?

Thanks,
Robin.


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 12, 2020 11:25 pm 
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Looking at this picture found on ebay (advert was for a 108/c1 rear brake light) there are metal spring clips that will need to be pressed in somehow.

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https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/New-Genuine- ... Sw~aVd3lYn


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 13, 2020 6:44 pm 
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Thanks for the picture.

I thought I could feel those clips at the top, but even when I pressed them in, the housing didn't seem to want to come out.

It might need someone with stronger & thinner fingers than mine as it seems impossible to press both of those clips at the same time through the small rectangular access hole :(

I wonder if Citroen use some sort of tool to reach in there to press them both at the same time?


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 14, 2020 6:15 pm 
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Have you tried pushing it from underneath upwards and outwards?


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