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Lightbulb for 2002 Jag X-type headlight melted into harness.

My driver's side headlight went out. I tried to replace the bulb, but can not get it out of the socket. It appears to have melted or corroded. I need to know the part number for the socket (I think some people call it a pigtail) and where I can order a new one.

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  • hemi270 Feb 07, 2009

    My Wife's 2002 x-type 3.0 had the same problem,started one morning came outside headlights were on.week later passenger side low beam not working.tried to replace bulb but was melted into connector.cut off ends,added new female connectors,new bulb...no light...checked with test light..no power.any ideas', any recalls for this ?

  • pissoff pero Feb 19, 2009

    I have the same dam proplem, both head light went out I got both replaced the RH side went out a couple of weeks later got it replaced and now the left side went out. I did not know you have to drop the bumper to change headlights this is most ridicilous thing I have ever heard.. I am calling jaguar tomorrow 2/19/2009. to find out if they know of this problem...The mechanic said it's not his proplem so i have to spend over 150 dolalrs for parts and labor ...

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Talk to your dealership and/or your vehicle manufacture. However, the dealer - it's parts department - should know because your problem can't be unique - and if they don't know, then the manufacture definitely will know.

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