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How to replace the headlights in ford focus 2004

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I have a 2003 st170 and to replace my bulbs you have to release the flaps on the back of the light by pushing the metal clip down. remove the cover completely.
on the bulb will be a metal clip i think if you push the end which will be towards the wing of the car down and then it will swing towards you and release the bulb.
remove bulb and replace with new.
try not to handle the bulb with your bare skin use a tissue to handle it with.
when fitting the new bulb make sure you get the groove in the bulb inline with the one in the housing this way the bulb will sit in the correct position its easy enough.

repeat for the opposite side... im not sure about your car but with the st170 you have to remove the battery in order to replace the drivers side bulbs.

i hope thats of some help to you.

Posted on Nov 07, 2008

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