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Changing dipped headlamp bulb on 2011 Corsa ecoflex

How to replace bulbs on dipped headlamp

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SOURCE: S60 HEADLAMP BULB CHANGE

I have had the same problem and have managed to Fix it!!

Just behind the headlamp is a black box that contains the engine management units. You have to remove some of this box......First unclip the two clips nearest to the engine and remove the top cover of the box. Then there are another two clips one by the wing and one by the engine that will release the lower section of the box. You will need a large flat screwdriver to open the final clip at the front of the box and, with some care, you can remove the lower part of this box. The engine management units ( the two silver boxes inside the balck box) will be left in place and should be disturbed as little as possible.

When this is done you can get access to the bulb. First remove the rubber cover from the rear of the light assembly. Then you need a flat mirror so that you can see inside the headlamp to see the connector, clip and bulb. Pull off the connector to the bulb - you must do this with the bulb still in place (you will not be able to remove it with the connector still fitted). Then you have to push the clip at the top to unlatch it and allow it to hinge down away from the back of the bulb. I bent an old screwdriver to 90 degrees and filed a small notch in it to help me push the clip and unlatch it. Note which way up the bulb comes out so that you can fit the new one the same way up. I know it will only go in one way but getting it correct first time saves messing about for ages! With the new bulb fitted, push up the clip and latch it in place again. Then fit the connector and test it before you refit the rubber cover and the black box. Remember to take care when removing and refitting the black box. It does come off - honest!

Good luck

Posted on Mar 14, 2009

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SOURCE: how to change the head light bulb

Behind the low beam and high beam lamps, on the back of the assembly, you can see and feel a round, cup-like, hard plastic piece. This is really just a rubber cap covering a plastic cylindrical housing, and is the "back-door" for lamp access. This rubber cap, or lid, can be pulled off with your fingers...if you can grip it just right and pull off. If this is too hard to do, then take a flat tip screwdriver and gently "pry" it off. Once you see how it is attached, your going to do a 180 and say, "gee, this is a pretty easy design" ! The bulbs do not pull out!! They are removed with a 90 degree twist.
If you are going to replace the passenger side low beam remove the air cleaner assembly first. To do this remove the cross brace, then the 3 screws on the air cleaner assembly. This will give you easy access to the bulb assembly. Test the bulb before you reassemble. ADDITIONAL OPTION: On each side of the assembly, you will see a small, thin release bar that will pull up (I needed a small pliers to get one loose). Once both are in the "up" position, the entire assembly can be gently eased out. You won't get far because the other bulbs are still plugged in. However, you don't have to unplug any of the other bulbs or remove the air cleaner. Easing out the assembly simply proves more room for your hand to get a better angle at the bulbs. I simply reached around and removed the old bulbs as specified above and did the reverse to insert the new ones. Also very important to do - the front grill MUST be removed before the headlight assembly can be eased out! The whole grill - not just the silver with Chevy emblem must come off. There are 2 clips on the back of the silver strip on each light - DO NOT try to take the silver strip off the grill - and 4 clips on the top of the black grill - there's no real delicate way to take this off - I just had to loosen the ones on the lights first and then give a good tug. Nothing broke so I guess that's how it's done.

Posted on Apr 21, 2009

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SOURCE: changing headlamp on a 06 pontiac montana

There should be two or 3 wing nuts securing the headlamp assembly on. Remove the nuts and the housing should just slide out for you to change the bulb

Posted on Oct 05, 2009

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SOURCE: How to change front headlamp bulb? Low beam

  1. Open the hood.
  2. Remove Grille.
  3. Remove the 2 retainers on back of headlamp assembly and remove the headlamp from the sheet metal panel.
  4. Remove the access cover from the rear of the headlamp.
  5. Disconnect the electrical connector from the socket.
  6. Rotate the bulb and socket counter clockwise in order to remove the bulb and socket from the housing.
  7. Disconnect the electrical connector from the socket.
  8. Remove the bulb and socket from the headlamp.
Installation Procedure Important: • Replace a high beam bulb with another high beam bulb. The high beam bulb has a black socket. • Replace a low beam bulb with another low beam bulb. The low beam bulb has a gray tip and a grey socket.

Posted on Oct 30, 2009

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Headlamp Removal & Installation Bulb Replacement To Remove:
CAUTION
Halogen bulbs contain pressurized gas. Mishandling a bulb may result in the bulb shattering into flying glass fragments.
CAUTION
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  5. Disconnect the headlamp connector.
  6. Remove the bulb from the headlamp assembly by rotating the bulb and socket counterclockwise.
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i have the same problem with my 54 plate corsa c i think its because the got the projector headlamps in and there is dust on the lens inside the headlamp,

i hav also tried puttin extra bright bulbs n and it makes it worse i cant see a thing

best bulbs i have found is genuine vauxhall or saab gm h7 bulbs
there normally about £8

regards johnyburrells mitsubishi and saab

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  1. Open the hood.
  2. Remove Grille.
  3. Remove the 2 retainers on back of headlamp assembly and remove the headlamp from the sheet metal panel.
  4. Remove the access cover from the rear of the headlamp.
  5. Disconnect the electrical connector from the socket.
  6. Rotate the bulb and socket counter clockwise in order to remove the bulb and socket from the housing.
  7. Disconnect the electrical connector from the socket.
  8. Remove the bulb and socket from the headlamp.
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  1. Open the hood.
  2. Remove the headlamp. Refer to Headlamp Replacement .
  1. Remove the access cover from the rear of the headlamp.
  2. Disconnect the electrical connector from the socket.
  3. Rotate the bulb and socket counter clockwise in order to remove the bulb and socket from the housing.
  4. Disconnect the electrical connector from the socket.
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Jul 10, 2009 | 2004 Chevrolet TrailBlazer

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I need to change a dead bulb in my headlights and I dont have the owner manual.


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