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Replace ford escape turn signal front 2005

How to you remove the front head light assembly on a 2005 ford escape. we have moisture and need to replace a bulb

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    you can't access the signal light bulb ...you have to remove the head assembly.....so how do you do that joe duff ...how

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You should not have t remove the headlight assembly to replace the bulb access should be under the hood. as for the moisture the bulb holder may be damaged or not fitted properly

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How do you replace the front turn signal on a 2005 Buick Terraza?


Changing front, right turn signal on 2005 Buick Terraza: Open hood; when facing the front of vehicle, the right turn signal is on the passenger side (left). The headlight assembly needs to be removed to easily reach the turn signal. On my vehicle, there is a 10 mm screw on the left side. Remove it. There is L-shaped pin on the right side of the headlight assembly. Swing the pin counter-clockwise (to the left). Pull the pin straight up to remove. The headlight assembly is now loose, but there is a pin snapped in a socket on the back of the assembly that still holds the assembly. Pull the headlight assembly hard and straight to the front of the vehicle. When it snaps loose, the assembly is now held just by the rubber gasket surrounding the assembly. You need to gently work the right side of the gasket out of the grill cowling. The assembly should pull straight out. The wires are long enough to lay the headlight assembly in the engine compartment. Finally, the turn signal is now accessible. Twist the light holder counter-clockwise and pull out the light holder. Change the bulb. Do not punch your man-card for credit until you have successfully reinstalled the headlight assembly. It goes back in a little easier the second time. Once you have put the L-pin in place, the screw back, and successfully tested the lights, you can now punch your man-card.

I give the mechanical engineers and designers a D-minus instead of an F only because I was successful on the first try. No light bulb on anything commonly used by people should be this hard to figure out.

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How do I replace my front passenger turn signal on my 2003 Ford Escape?


well its a tricky situation, we do not know if this is the best way but we made it work...

1. start the engine and turn the tires to the left all the way, shut off the engine. in front of the front passenger tire there will be 4 phillup head screws. remove all 4 phillup head screws that are attached to the bumper molding, and remove the 10 millimeter hex head bolt that is near the bottom screw. then spread the plastic molding away from the bumber molding which will give you limited access to the blinker bulb assembly. now this is the tight spot. quarter turn counter clickwise and remove the bulb assembly from the lamp fixture. carefully spread the tabs that hold the bulb assembly to the socket. and then replace and remove the bulb and then put it all together again. or you could go and get it fixed. Good luck!

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Trying to replace the brake lights in my Ford


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I need to replace the front turn signal light socket on a 2000 Chevy Venture, but i don't know how to get it out and i can't find a replacement. How do i get it out?


There are detailed instructions in the the manual. If you do not have a manual, here is how to do it (directions assume removing drivers-side headlight assembly and viewing the area from the front of the van): Remove the thumb screw on the left side of the headlight assembly as well as the thumb screw on the top of the head light assembly. The third thumb screw simply anchors the turn-signal assembly to the head light assembly. Initially, just loosen that screw. The whole assembly is now loose but still held in by two plastic posts on the bottom of the headlight assembly and two plastic posts on the end of the turn-signal assembly closest to the fender/wheel area. Pull the whole assembly kind of up, out, and down. It takes a bit of juggling but it will come out. Once the whole assembly is out you can separate the turn-signal assembly from the head light assembly and put the headlight assembly back in place. To separate the assemblies remove the third thumb screw (if its too tight to remove by hand you will need a Torx screw driver of size T-30; if you don't have a Torx a small flathead screw can work); also, you will notice the hidden clip that is the final anchor holding the turn-signal assembly to the head light assembly. Use a flat-head screw driver to release it. Now the units should be separated. To remove the turn signal bulb socket from the turn-signal assembly, simply turn it counter-clockwise while pressing down on the safety clip and pull it out of the back of the turn-signal assembly. The owners manual lists the type of bulb. It should be an amber 3157. The bulb pulls straight out of the socket.

Replace the bulb. Place the socket back into the turn-signal assembly (turn it clockwise until the safety clip snaps). Replace the Headlight assembly (two thumb screws and the two plastic alignment posts anchor it), but do not tighten the screws until the turn-signal assembly is in place. Replace the turn-signal assembly by first aligning the plastic posts and then anchoring it to the head light assembly with the third thumb screw. Make sure everything is aligned properly and tight all the thumb screws. An experienced person can probably make this change, start to finish, in 15 minutes. First timers will probably take 30 minutes as it takes some time to understand how the designers anchored everything.

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Tail lights not working on 2005 Ford Escape, recently replaced rear brake lights and turn signal lights. Did not fix problem. Which fuse is bad?


two fuses one for each side if fronts work fuses ok ,check bulbs again across a battery ,and make sure the bulbs are the correct fittings ,ie-single pole or double pole

Jan 07, 2010 | 2005 Ford Escape

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HOW DO YOU REMOVE THE HEADLIGHT ASSY TO REPLACE THE TURN SIGNAL BULB


SECTION 417-01: Exterior Lighting 2001 Escape Workshop Manual REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION Side Lamp/Front Turn Signal Lamp Bulb Removal and Installation
  1. Remove the wheel and tire. For additional information, refer to Section 204-04 .
  1. Position the inner fender well aside.
    1. Remove the bolts.
    1. Remove the pin-type retainers.
    1. Remove the screw.
    1. Position the inner fender well aside.
  2. Remove the lamp socket from the lamp assembly.
  3. Remove the bulb.

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Need to replace head lamps on Ford Escape 2001,


there are 4 bolts that hold lamp in. the first 2 are obious. the others are behind the front bumper..the bumper must be removed to expose them...here is a cpoy of the manual to change..good luck

Headlamp Assembly Removal and Installation
  1. NOTE: Make sure that the headlamp switch and the ignition switch are in the OFF position.
    Remove the front bumper cover. For additional information, refer to Section 501-19.
  1. NOTE: Pull headlamp assembly forward to access electrical connectors.
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    1. Loosen the nut.
    • Disconnect the electrical connectors.
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  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.
    • If necessary, adjust the headlamps. For additional information, refer to Headlamp Adjustment in this section.

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2005 ford escape assembly diagram for the front axle


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Need to replace headlight assembly on 2005 Ford Escape


ithere are 4 bolts that hold it in...the top 2 are obvious..the others are behind the bumper. the bumper must be removed to acces them...here are the manuals instructions..

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Item Part Number Description 1 — Headlamp assembly bolts (3 required) 2 — Headlamp assembly nut 3 13008 Headlamp assembly 4 14290 Electrical connectors
Removal and Installation
NOTE: Make sure the headlamp switch and the ignition switch are in the OFF position.
  1. Remove the front bumper cover. For additional information, refer to Section 501-19.
  1. Remove the 3 headlamp assembly bolts.
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  1. Remove the headlamp assembly nut and the headlamp assembly.
    • Disconnect the electrical connectors.
    • To install, tighten to 5 Nm (44 lb-in).
  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.

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