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Headlamp bulb replacement

How do you replace the dip beam bulb on the offside of a 55 jaguar x type diesel. There is not enough room between the cover on the back of the light and the brake distribution block on the inner wing

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My solution is a piece of dowelling about 30cms long. Screw a small cup hook in one end. Use the flat end to push the spring clip off then you can release the clip nearest the centre of the car by hand. when you have changed the bulb fit the cover, put the clip you released by hand back into place. Then (you might need a torch to see it) use the cup hook on the end of the dowel to pull the other clip back into place. My X type has blown 3 dipped head light bulbs in a year. Using this method I can change a bulb in about 10-15 mins.

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I know it sound obsured but i found the easiest way without damaging anything or your hands is to take the front bumper off, it's about two hrs work.
Really there is no easy way unless you can find somebody with really small hands and even then its hard.hope this helps

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