Question about 2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse

1 Answer

Replacing headlight assembly on 1999 mitsubishi eclipse

Have broken headlight lens on 1999 mitsubishi eclipse and am being told u have to remove the whole front end assmbly to do so!?? any help would be greatly appreciated.

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Expert
  • 227 Answers

You don't have to remove the whole front end, some one is yanking your chain when you lift the hood there is three mounting bolts that attach the headlight assembly to the body remove those and then you are going to want to position your hands on the top and side of the headlight giving a gentle tug there is a clip on the bottom of the headlight that is what you are trying to break free good luck let me know what happens

Posted on Apr 17, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Headlight unit replacement


Purchasing an Eclipse manual would be a benefit in your case. They are relatively cheap at any parts store or even the library. This will help you to know exactly what to remove and how to remove the parts to get to the mounting bolts. There are several ways manufacturers allow access to these items. From under hood, under fender, by removing grill. Usually they are under the hood and will be in a series of identical screws or bolts pointing in the same direction as the headlight assembly.

Jun 28, 2013 | 2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse

1 Answer

My 1999 mitsubishi eclipse turn signal flashers wont work but the emergancy flashers do


Sounds like the bulbs have burned out, you will probably have to replace them. Most auto parts stores can point you at the right bulb for your car, and some can even show you how to replace it.

Jul 25, 2012 | 1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse

1 Answer

Drivers side headlight bulb replacement


  1. Open the hood to the 1999 Dodge Stratus.

  2. Locate the two headlight lens assembly retaining screws at the top of each side of the assembly.
  3. Remove each screw with the ratchet and a suitable socket.
  4. Place the screwdriver behind the lens assembly to assist in prying out the guide pins that secure and align the headlight assembly. Hold the lens assembly from the outside edge (marker light/directional light section) first and pry from behind with the screwdriver to unseat the guide pins. Pry from the inside end of the lens assembly to unseat the other guide pin.
  5. Pull the lens assembly out far enough to reach behind it and disconnect the headlight bulb wire harness from the back of the bulb. Or simply remove the bulb by twisting the harness and retaining ring counterclockwise and remove it as an assembly.
  6. Turn the marker light/directional light socket and wire counterclockwise to remove it from the headlight lens assembly.
  7. Remove the assembly from the front of the Stratus.

Feb 28, 2011 | 1999 Dodge Stratus

1 Answer

How to remove and clean the front headlight lens on both sides really dirty and hard to see at night just switch the light bulbs but light is being blocked by the dirt


You don't really remove the Headlight lenses unless you want to remove the front fenders. There are kits sold at most auto parts stores that you use to to clean the headlight lenses.

Jul 22, 2010 | 1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse

1 Answer

Headlight assembly


a swivel for the socket may be necessary, sometimes it may take more than one swivel.

Apr 04, 2010 | 1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse

1 Answer

How to replace antanna on 1999 mitsubishi eclipsedo you have to trim the toothed cable also how to get the broken off piece out


No need to trim the cable. You'll have to remove the antenna assembly from the car to remove the broken piece. It's pretty straight forward once you get the plastic covers off the inside of the car. Take the whole unit out and take it apart. Once you have the broken pieces out, put the unit back together and plug it in. Have a buddy turn the radio on (which will run the motor to raise the antenna. Once it stops, feed the cable down the hole till it stops. Have your buddy turn the radio off (which will retract the antenna) and push the cable to help engage it in the gear below. It should catch a pull the rest in on its own.

Jul 20, 2009 | 1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse

1 Answer

How to change headlight assemblies on 2008 Eclipse?


Probably not. They would not make it that difficult.

Apr 01, 2009 | 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse

1 Answer

How do i change headlight bulb on 2001 spyder?


You need not remove your light assembly. Just open your bonnet and you'll see the compartment for the bulb in the front part. Unplug and remove plug to replace accordingly.

Mar 18, 2009 | 2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder

1 Answer

Uninstall headlight & tail light assemblies for a 2008 eclipse GT


well you have to remember that you have retainers on top and bottoms of bumpera nd on the sides you have bolts or screws on around the ends adn should jus tpull right off for you.

Jan 23, 2009 | 2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse

Not finding what you are looking for?
2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse Logo

821 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Mitsubishi Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

61168 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

21949 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

6812 Answers

Are you a Mitsubishi Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...