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Old 01-10-07, 05:36 PM   #1 (permalink)
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How to Replace Headlight Bulb?

Hey guys I know this sounds stupid, but my front right headlight went out. The high beams still work fine, but the low does not on that side. I can't tell if I need to replace the bulb, or the the whole headlamp. At stores I see bulbs for that car, yet, when I look at the lamp, the cover and the lamp are sealed together. Any help guys? Thanks.
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you get at it from under the hood. grab the plastic ring that holds in the headlight and give it a turn (righty tighty, lefty loosey). the headlight will come out with the adapter ring. unplug, swap out for a new one, and replace. mine used to go out every so often, and would require me to open the ring and air would escape and the light would work again, but i doubt that is a common problem so probably just go get a replacement. and might i suggest the cool blues over the silverstars since they have an extended life and perform well.
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Hey thanks man, your a life saver!
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What he said.
Oh, and don't touch the bulbs with your fingers.

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And make sure you align the bulb correctly when trying to reinsert it. The snap part of the plug that holds the light in should be on top. Then gently push the ring in and try to turn until you feel it grab and it secures itself. You may need to twist the ring until you feel it grab onto the headlight housing. Then give it not even a quarter twist to secure tightly.
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