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Front sidelamp new bulb holder replacement

How do i replace the holder as it's tricky to get to

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Open hood. 
Look behind light fixture in engine side of opening. 
See little plastic doors. 
Open little doors. 
Disconnect wire to bulb. 
Unsnap the little wire snap holding bulb in place. 
Remove bulb. 
Put new bulb in. 
Plug back in wire...close little door, close hood. 
3 minutes, if that

Posted on Dec 10, 2008


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