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One of the headlights out replaced the bulb with no success.

Checked harness seems ok.

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    did you check the fuse and relay

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Fig. 1: Exploded view of the front headlight assembly and related components 85556040.gif
If equipped, open the headlight access panel by sliding the latch and lifting the panel upwards 89686p34.jpg
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  3. Unfasten the locking ring which secures the bulb and wire harness plug assembly, then withdraw the assembly rearward.
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  9. Close the bulb access panel and the vehicle's hood.
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Fig. 2: Exploded view of the front headlight assembly and related components
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Fig. 3: If equipped, open the headlight access panel by sliding the latch and lifting the panel upwards
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Fig. 4: Exploded view of the headlight bulb, retainer and wire harness plug
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- Open the vehicle's hood and secure it in an upright position
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Fig. 5: To remove the bulb, grasp the retainer and rotate it counterclockwise to unlock it ...
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Fig. 6: ... then withdraw the bulb from the headlight lens housing
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- Unfasten the locking ring which secures the bulb and wire harness plug assembly, then withdraw the assembly rearward.

- Disconnect the electrical wire harness plug from the bulb and remove the locking ring as well.

Fig. 7: Unplug the wire harness from the bulb and either slide the retainer over the plug, or remove it from the bulb
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To install:
- Before connecting a light bulb to the wire harness plug, ensure that all electrical contact surfaces are free of corrosion or dirt.
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- Position the headlight bulb and secure it with the locking ring.
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