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Hi

I have a Picanto '2' 1.25 ISG for which I have
bought a couple of LED bulbs to replace the standard incandescent
ones, now the manual starts off by saying,

  1. Remove the under cover by rotating
    the screws
  2. Reach your hand into the back of
    the front bumper

Can someone please tell me what they
mean?

Set in the front bumper there is the black
plastic housing for the DRL and Fog light which in turn has the glass lens
mounted in it, there is only one hole with a screw which when I turn
the glass lens unit starts to become loose, but it can't come out on
its own as across the lens is a divider between the DRL and Fog which
is part of the black plastic housing, should this housing also come
away when I fully undo the screw?

I don't want to undo it without knowing
what will happen.

Thanks for any advice.

John
 

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You access the bulbs from behind.
Need to prise away the plastic wheelarch housing and then you can reach in.
There is a handful of screws below the bumper skid and I think around the wheel arch itself.
These screws screw in a type of grommet, take screw out and then grommet.
 

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looking at changing the bulbs on a new VR7 picanto. where did you source your LEDs replacement from and what fitting/watt equivalent is it?
 

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You can do it without taking the wheel off and just unfastening the front of the wheel arch lining but its tight to get your hand in. Turning the wheel inwards can help (or if you're really struggling take the wheel off)

There's two fasteners in the corner underneath the front bumper and one facing you in the wheelarch. They pull out and allow you to pull the liner away. You've then just got enough room to get your hand - a torch is useful to see what you're doing. There's a connector that pulls off the back of the bulb housing. The housing rotates and then pulls out backwards. If you look from the front into the lens you'll see how the tabs locate. It helps to push the housing forwards as you rotate it to release the pressure.
 
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