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Bulb Replacement Guide: Side Mirror “Approach” Bulbs

This is auxiliary data supporting  Volvo Bulb Guide and Cross-Reference topic in the Volvo forum.

Side Mirror Bulbs

Volvo describes the bulb for the side mirror or “Approach” light as “12.8 V, 11 W.” Aftermarket show others (e.g. 6W and 10W) some with 10mm glass, some with 16mm, but all with a W2.1×9.5d base (unknown if the 16mm will fit all housings). What ever is used, keep it below 11w. A W5W (2825) will work fine. Others one may encounter also shown for comparison. This photo shows the

Volt Watt Base ECE Osram Lumens GlassDia.
12.8 V 11 W W2.1×9.5d “W11W” 912 151 lm 16mm
12 V 6 W W2.1×9.5d “W6W” 2886X 85 lm 10mm,Xenon
13.5 V 7.3 W W2.1×9.5d 916 25 lm 16mm
13 V 9 W W2.1×9.5d 906 75 lm 16mm
13.5 V 9.3 W W2.1×9.5d 904 50 lm 16mm
12 V 10 W W2.1×9.5d W10W 923 125 lm 16mm
12 V 10 W W2.1×9.5d 1210X 125 lm 10mm,Xenon
12.8 V 10.2 W W2.1×9.5d 579 113 lm 16mm
12.8 V 12.5 W W2.1×9.5d 922 188 lm 16mm
12.8 V 15.4 W W2.1×9.5d 920 126 lm 16mm
12 V 16 W W2.1×9.5d W16W 921 310 lm 16mm

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