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Front Turn Signal Lamp Replacement

Can't figure out how to replace signal lamp. Does the entire headlight assy. have to be removed?

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  • santadave17 Jan 10, 2009

    Thanks

  • santadave17 Jan 10, 2009

    Thanks for the info... Right on the money.

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Yes, I would remove the entire headlamp assembly. This is easier than you think. Unscrew the large black plastic nuts (you should be able to use your fingers, if not then use a pair of pliers) which are on top of the headlamp lens (2) and the turn signal lens (1). The turn signal lens also has a metal screw-in stud attached to it. The headlamp lens lifts straight up and is attached to the turn signal lens by a clip at the bottom. The turn signal lens is attached by a clip to the inside fender. You will need to pull / **** the turn signal lens straight towards you to get the clip to disengage. Once you remove both lamps you will see how they fit together to place them back in position. It takes approx 15 minutes to replace a bulb, since the alignment during re-assembly is a bit tricky.

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  • 8100Vortec Jan 07, 2009

    You can also access the turn signal lamp through the wheel wheel by removing your splash liner (philips type screws along the outer wheel well). If you have large hands, it is easier to remove your headlamp assembly. I tried the wheel well method and had a very difficult time due to large hands.

  • 8100Vortec Jan 10, 2009

    You are welcome !!

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