How to choose a Bulb for my Citroen Nemo

Without necessarily being aware, our vehicle is composed of a multitude of bulbs having multiple functions. Some are used to illuminate the interior of your Citroen Nemo, others outside offer the possibility of being seen by other road users and finally some lights are intended to see the road. Each of them have a special functionality and must therefore be adapted and chosen accordingly.

Here we will focus on the exterior of the vehicle, in other words the bulbs designated in headlights of your Citroen Nemo, so you can easily choose which bulb is best for each headlight.

Your Citroen Nemo contains 9 headlights, so when an exterior lighting problem occurs, the first thing to do is find the bulb to replace according to the corresponding headlight.

In this article we will help you understand the arrangement of the headlights of your Citroen Nemo to correctly choose the correct bulb, then you can go to the article How to change the headlights of my Citroen Nemo to help you install it on your Citroen Nemo.

First of all, there are 5 headlights on your Citroen Nemo:

Type of front light on your Citroen Nemo

Characteristics of the front lights on your Citroen Nemo

Color of the front lights on your Citroen Nemo

Engime

Position light

Allow to be seen

White

drop

Blinker

These are intended to inform other motorists of the direction you are taking

White or Yellow

Average

Low beam

Give the possibility to see at a limited distance without disturbing others

White

Average

High beam

To see over a long distance

White

High

Fog light

Informs about your position during bad weather (Fog, snow, torrential rains)

White

High

And 4 rear lights:

Type of tail light on your Citroen Nemo

Characteristics of the rear lights on your Citroen Nemo

Color of the tail lights on your Citroen Nemo

Engime

Position light

Allow to be seen

White

drop

Stop light

Informs the motorist behind you that the vehicle is slowing down

Red

High

Reverse light

Informs the motorist of a backward maneuver

Rouge et blanc

Average

Fog light

Provides information on your position during bad weather (Fog, snow, torrential rains)

Red

High

Choose the best bulb for your Citroen Nemo

  • First advice : Choose an LED:
    1. It exists several types of bulbs on a Citroen Nemo, but most of the time it is advisable to take LED bulbs because they have a much longer lifespan. Also, the LED bulbs allow from the ignition to have the desired intensity of brightness.
  • Second tip : Pay attention to the power of the bulb
    1. It is quickly identifiable by the letter W for Watts.
    2. For example for a reversing light on your Citroen Nemo the recommended bulb is the P21W
    3. You can also check the power of the old bulb used when you change your headlight (ref: How to change the Headlights of my Citroen Nemo)
    4. This is written on the metal part (the base) of the bulb

Here are the different types of fire in a Citroen Nemo:

Type of fire on my Citroen Nemo

Location in my Citroen Nemo

Recommended bulb for my Citroen Nemo

Position light

Avant

W5W or T4W filament bulb

Position light

Back

Filament bulb R5W or 2 filaments P21 / 5W

Stop light

Back

P21W filament bulb

Blinker

Avant

White filament bulb: P21W or orange: PY21W

Reverse light

Back

P21W filament bulb

Low beam

Avant

Halogen bulb H1, H4, H7, H9, HB3 or HB4

High beam

Avant

Halogen bulb H1, H4, H7, H9, HB3 or HB4

Fog light

Avant

Halogen bulb H1, H2, H3, H8 or H11

Fog light

Back

Halogen bulb H1, H4, H7, H9, HB3 or HB4

Conclusion on the choice of bulb for a Citroen Nemo:

Here are the different steps to follow and the different models you will have to choose so that they are efficient on your Citroen Nemo.

Some details to keep in mind:

Be sure to select the correct bulb model, and use rubber gloves or other insulation so as not to take unnecessary risks. Do not touch the new bulb with your fingers, you risk damaging it or leaving marks on it which could render it unusable.

If, despite our information, you do not feel too comfortable with these manipulations, do not hesitate to call a professional so that it accompanies you in your repairs.

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