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Need to change 2004 Kia head/brake lights.

Currently three bulbs are out; I have had the car for 2.5 years and never changed the bulb.

I have searched through the web and can not find a clear cut way of changing the bulbs; is there a way?

I truly will appreciate any assistance you can give.

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  • 1620Girl Jan 30, 2009

    Thank you for responding but when you say counter clockwise do you mean if you are facing the car or if you are looking at the headlight from the engine side?

    Sorry I am a bit anal.

  • 1620Girl Jan 30, 2009

    mpodeszek I forgot to say that as soon as it is warm enough for me to try I will let you know if it worked for me.

    I spoke with the service at my local Kia and the rep said that it will cost me $30 for them to change my lights and that was even though I have already purchased the lights. I hope the solutions posted will do the trick.



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Yes behind the headlights there are round caps just twist them counter clockwise and switch bulbs Please rate my response thank you very much

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