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Change dipped headlight bulb on a S60 volvo 2005

How do you remove the headlight housing?

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    How do I change headlight on s 60 Volvo

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

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1. Open the S60's hood and locate the pin that is behind the headlight assembly of the bulb that needs replacement. The pin has a handle on the top. Pull the pin straight out of the headlight assembly.

  • 2. Push on the back of the headlight assembly until it comes out the front of the S60. There is an electrical connection on the back of the assembly; unplug the connection.

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  • 5 Push a new bulb in and push the metal wire back over it to secure the bulb in the assembly. Push the covers back on.

  • 6. Reconnect the electrical harness to the assembly and push the assembly back into place. Push the retaining pin all the way back down into place.
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    • Switch off the ignition.
    • Open the hood.
    • Remove the plastic cover over the bulb (1) by turning it counterclockwise.
    • Remove the connector (2).
    • Loosen the retaining spring (3) by first moving it to the right and then moving it down, out of the way.
    • Pull out the defective bulb. Note the position of the guide lug on the base of the bulb (4).

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    • Insert the new bulb, without touching the glass, with the guide lug upward (1). The bulb will only seat properly in this position.
    • Move the retaining spring up and push it slightly to the left until it seats properly (2).
    • Press the connector into place on the bulb (3).
    • Reinstall the plastic cover and turn it clockwise until it is correctly in place (4). "TOP" must be upward.

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