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How to replace a headlight bulb on an 2001 Eclipse

Can not figure out how to get the headlight bulb out of the housing. Either from the back or have to take apart the lens in the front. Confused because can not see any way to do it.!

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Under the hood and directly behind the headlight you are trying to replace the bulb in, there is a rubber piece that is circular with 2 flat "handles" on it. Disconnect the wires from this, then wiggle the rubber piece out. Behind this is a clip. Release the clip and the bulb should come out. Replace the bulb, close the clip, make sure the rubber piece is back on tightly, and reconnect the wires.

Best part about it : No tools needed.

I just did this the other day with my 2001 eclipse GT.

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They are twist off caps just twist the caps offcounter clockwise / Please rate my response thank you very much

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