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How to replace headlight buibs

Bulbs are blown and i cant figure how to put the new ones in.

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I just replaced the headlight on my Mom's 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee. If you have the manual for it, the instructions are in there. Open the hood, disconnect the negative battery cable, remove the two screws on the top of the headlight and you're supposed to be able to just pull on the top left and bottom right corners (for driver's side light) and it comes right out. It wasn't quite that simple for me. I had a heck of a time getting it out, but it WILL pull out. There are four clips behind it holding it in that you can't get to. That's what makes it hard to pull out. Once you get it out, just turn the light bulb on the back of it and pull it out of the headlamp assembly. Unplug the bad one and replace it with your new bulb. Plug the new bulb in, insert it into the headlamp assembly, turn it to lock it in place, put the headlamp assembly back in, push hard to re-engage those annoying clips, replace the two screws,re-connect your battery and... you did it!

Posted on Jan 27, 2013

  • Tami Scott Jan 27, 2013

    Here's the link to a helpful Youtube video also.

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