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Changing headlight bulbs on a 98 riviera

How do i get to the headlight bulb to change them?

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SOURCE: I cannot move the passenger side headlight out to change the bulb

I had this happen to me. It does come out just like the owners manual says but what it doesn't tell you is how hard it is for the assembly to come out. I thought I was going to brake it before it popped out, but I was so mad I didn't care anymore. I had dirt and grime binding in the assembly. Once I had it out I cleaned it up and it went back into place with out any problems.

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SOURCE: 2006 Buick Allure headlight burnt out

i believe that plastic plate is a clip that holds the socket in... try sliding it sideways to remove it... careful not to drop it...


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SOURCE: How do you change the low beam headlight bulb?

You will have to remove the headlight assembly to whichever side is burneed out. It is a halogen bulb that gets replaced not the entire assembly. Careful not to touch the new bulb with your fingers as this will cause premature failure of the bulb.

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u changed the multifunction switch or the main head light switch?

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SOURCE: change headlight bulb

I'm not familiar with model but basically behind the headlight the bulb comes out it may turn like a quarter turn and pull, where the wire plugs on that part it plugs to comes out. if still in doubt go to a auto parts store such as napa or advance auto and they should be able to help you. usually if you buy it there they will install it if it isn't time consuming and busy

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How to change headlight bulbs on a 1998 buick riviera

open your hood. look behind the headlight and you'll see a L shaped thing inside you headlight and half way out. disconnect and change. make sure you do both you don't wantto have a spot light and a night light.

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if it is a plastic headlight housing you can change just the bulbs lift the hood up and look behind the headlight housing for the access area. unplug the connector and turn the plastic ring off 1/4 turn to the left, then pull the bulb out of socket area. reverse going back together.
if no access panel it may have 2 plastic clips on top of headlight housings pull up on them about 1/2 way and entire headlight housing comes off to gain access for the first part of my notes.
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Headlight is out on passenger side of 1998 buick riviera. It will sometimes blink when I hit it. The whole assembly seems loose. The side light cornering lamp works. The wiring all looks secure.

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