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How do I change the bulb on the headlight for a 2005 equinox?

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Posted on Dec 20, 2008

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SOURCE: How to change the headlight bulb on the passenger

Step 1 - Raise the hood and remove the 4 push-in retainers that go along the top of the front grille. These are each two part retainers - remove both parts by prying with a small screwdriver. Nothing comes off here - this just makes the grille loose for maneuvering the headlight assembly around to get it in and out.
Step 2 - Remove the "bow tie" trim piece that runs from headlight to headlight thru the middle of the front grille - it is cheap plastic so do this carefully (mine looks like chrome with the Chevy 'bow tie' in the center). To do this, use a flat-bladed screwdriver and a rag (to protect the headlight). This trim part comes off - I started at the driver's side and work toward the passenger side. Place the rag below the trim on the headlight. Carefully pry up on the trim piece with the screwdriver and work the trim with your fingers until it pops out of the headlight assembly catch. There are lock tabs on both the top and bottom of this trim piece when you get to the grille area. Work your way down the trim piece by prying wherever you locate a tab and protecting with the rag as you go until the "bow tie" trim piece comes off. The headlight assembly catches are the tightest. Set it off to the side so you don't step on it or scratch it.
Step 3 - Unbolt the light assembly. There are two hex-headed screws on top and one 10MM down inside (towards the center of the car). Remove these 3 bolts.
Step 4 - Remove the assembly - There are 2 guide tabs in the lower outside part of the light assembly (opposite the 10MM screw). Wiggle the assembly while pulling out (forward). When the tabs clear, lift up on the headlight and it should be easy to work the rest of the way out to gain access to the headlamp.

Step 5 - remove and replace the bulb - it is halogen so you DO NOT touch it with your fingers because the finger oil will cause a hot spot and the bulb will burn out fast. Handle the new bulb with a clean cloth - a clean sock works well.

Posted on Dec 03, 2009

SOURCE: 2005 chevrolet equinox

its a real pain spend the $ and get a mechanic to do it i have one and no fun

Posted on Jun 29, 2008

AlmostBob
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SOURCE: how do i change the headlight bulb in a 2005 sebring convertable

Lift up the hood, the bulbs are changed from the engine compartment
behind the lamp are connectors, pull it off, and the retainer that holds the bulb in
replace bulb
replace retainer
replace wire
close hood
usually takes longer to type than to do

Posted on Jul 14, 2008

TnTech
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SOURCE: head lamp replacement

This is a convoluted process, but rather simple. The grills has to come off and then the radiator cover (???) then you can access the back of the headlight assy. The guy at Auto Zone showed me how.

Posted on Oct 09, 2008

latoss101
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SOURCE: Change dipped headlight bulb on a S60 volvo 2005

under the bonnet at the back of the light you will find a plstic cover this twist off then you can change the bulb .

Posted on Jan 03, 2009

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SOURCE: how do i change the headlight on a 2005 pontiac g6

its probally a haligen bulb needs replaced from the inside under the hood that twists in the back of the light just half a turn the unplug old and put in new

Posted on May 31, 2009

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