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2001 Outback Subaru - how to remove and replace Fog Light

I took the two bolts off above the light and tried to remove the fog light holder by pulling it forward but cannot get it out (on the passenger side). It there some trick to removing the fog light holder so I can remove the light glass/bulb? The glass is broken and the light is out. I looked under the car and the area is covered by the plastic covering from under the engine so this does not appear to be a way to remove the light.

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one for the left and one for the right.
The fuse box you are looking for is under the hood on the passenger's side. It is a black box roughly 8 inches long and 4-5 inches wide. When you remove the cover, you will see fuses and relays. What you are looking for is the section in the box which has a cluster of 7 fuses. 3 in one row and 4 in the other. On the outer parameter are two relays. The fuses you are interested in are located in the row of 4 fuses, with the two closest to the "L" shaped part of the box. Both of those should be 15 amp fuses.
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Check your harness grounds in the engine compartment near the area you have the problem. There are ground wires which come out of the harness on both sides of the core support. The wires are black in color and have "EYES" crimped onto the ends of the wires. Both of them will probably be located about 4-6 inches below the upper tie bar on each side of the radiator. Odds are that the eyes will be large enough to pass a 6mm bolt through.
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You change it from the front of the car.

To remove the fog light - firmly grasp the black plastic lens protector along the outer edges and twist it to the left (counter-clockwise) to remove it.
Now remove the two bolts just above the fog light - the whole thing comes out as an assembly. Then you can disconnect the socket from the back of the assembly

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