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How to replace a headlight on a 1999 Toyota Camry

If you are changing the bulbs, lift the hood, unplug the back of the light (there's a huge plug lookin' thing) usually requires a screwdriver because there's a point you need to depress to get the plug to release...pull the back of the headlight cover off (screwdriver depressed plastic points or tiny screws depending on the model)...pull out the old bulb and put the new one in.

If you are replacing the entire assembley, unplug it and pull the whole thing out (involving screws or depressed plastic points...use a flathead screwdriver on those) and replace. It's really quite painless.

Good luck!

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