Map Reading Light

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Mileage: 96,743KM
Do It Yourself: Yes
Difficulty: Easy

The cabin interior light for Bestari…. I would say is out of proportion in term of the surface area vs the light itself. Something is missing here, I wish I could fill it with…. By looking at some other 206 models, there are few variations and one model did attract my attention. The one that is the standard fixture of 206 GTI180. It has map reading light!

 

 

I managed to source out the part through my proxy (ehem…). The installation is a straight forward job but bear in mind, there is a trick to dismantle the light without breaking the clips or damaging the roof liner. Furthermore, there is a spare connector for this purpose and it was hidden somewhere along the windscreen above the driver’s sun visor. This will provide 12V+ supply for the reading light.

The process…

Remove the light first using a flat screw driverRemove the light first using a flat screw driver

 

Undo the clips (yellow circles)Undo the clips (yellow circles)

 

The extra connector for the reading light power supplyThe extra connector for the reading light power supply

 

The replacement base coverThe replacement base cover

 

Comparison of the original light (top) and the replacement (below)Comparison of the original light (top) and the replacement (below)

 

Duh!... It has a different connectorDuh!… It has a different connector

 

Reuse original connector due to socket incompatibilityReuse original connector due to socket incompatibility

 

DoneDone

 

Even the base color is differentEven the base color is different

 

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