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Headlights is there a special trick to getting the head lights out? i need to replace my bulbs but when i take out the bolts it doesn't come out. is there a release switch or something?

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  • Jim Franks May 11, 2010

    Most headlights of this year were composite type and the bulb twists into the headlight from behind. It has been years since I had a Taurus so I do not exactly recall the bolt scheme.

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The lamps are removed from the rear of the lamp assembly. you will see or feel a ring where the lamp goes into the back of the light. simply pinch and twisted the retainer to remove the lamp. When replacing the lamp it is recommended that you do not touch the lamp itself as the oils from your fingers will cause shorter life

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