Dead Bug in Rear Lamp

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N111BJG
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Dead Bug in Rear Lamp

Post by N111BJG » Sat Jul 03, 2021 8:49 pm

I’m hoping this is a common problem with an easy fix?
If so I’d be grateful if someone enlightened me on how to evict the dead trespasser

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N111BJG
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Re: Dead Bug in Rear Lamp

Post by N111BJG » Sat Jul 03, 2021 9:46 pm

Well so far 59 Macan enthusiasts have not been able to help me

Which is a shame as I have the same issue on the other side too.

Rubbish photo of spider, in case you wondered

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Toddie
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Re: Dead Bug in Rear Lamp

Post by Toddie » Sat Jul 03, 2021 10:47 pm

Your lucky it is only a dead bug, mine was full of water!
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Re: Dead Bug in Rear Lamp

Post by N111BJG » Sat Jul 03, 2021 11:02 pm

Toddie wrote:
Sat Jul 03, 2021 10:47 pm
Your lucky it is only a dead bug, mine was full of water!
I hadn’t considered that they may have drowned
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Neil1911
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Re: Dead Bug in Rear Lamp

Post by Neil1911 » Sat Jul 03, 2021 11:18 pm

I have one in each side and a vague recollection that I've seen it in here somewhere that it's a job for an OPC. It's just not enough to make me go through that inconvenience though.
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Re: Dead Bug in Rear Lamp

Post by Rusco » Sun Jul 04, 2021 1:59 pm

This is a shame. I have a small dead spider in mine and had been wondering how it got there and how I’d get it out!

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Re: Dead Bug in Rear Lamp

Post by Cheshire Cat » Fri Jul 09, 2021 2:20 pm

Perhaps someone put the Spider in to catch a fly. You know the next move :roll: I have tiny organisms in y computer screen, like animated commas. The Farmer has some Rapeseed in the field at the back and when the wind blows from the North, we get covered in the little blighters.
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Re: Dead Bug in Rear Lamp

Post by vanduara37 » Sun Jul 11, 2021 11:31 pm

I’ve a dead spider in mine, tried a hairdryer to blow it out but didn’t work but on the plus side the spider does look a lot better with the blow dry. 😁

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Re: Dead Bug in Rear Lamp

Post by KGB » Mon Jul 12, 2021 10:26 am

I bought my car new in January 2019, in July 2019 I noticed bugs in both lamps and I contacted the OPC. At first they refused warranty so I wrote to the dealer principal and they did a 100% turnaround and agreed that as the lamps are sealed this must have been from the build. Both rear lamps were replaced under warranty.

In order to do this the full rear bumper has to be removed!!!!

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