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How do I change the passenger headlight bulb on my 2002 Audi A6?

My manual says I should take it to the shop, but that is at least a $100 event. Surely I can change the bulb on my own realively easy.

It's a 2002 Audi A6 wagon. Passenger side bulb is out.

Directions would be appreciated. Thanks.

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Here you will see the left headlight we are going to take out, but the same procedure can be applied also to the right one (click will open a bigger photo in a new window)
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First, remove the cover circled in green (just take it, it is not fixed with screws), then, with a Torx screwdriver, remove the two screws circled in red
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Under (yes, almost hidden) the cables circled in red and yellow there are two more Torx screws, yoHow do I change the passenger headlight bulb on my - audi4small.jpgo unscrew them all, only make 2 or 3 rounds
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Last, we have to remove the power conHow do I change the passenger headlight bulb on my - audi7small.jpgove it, pull the little plastic block lever circled in green and then, while holding it, pull out the whole connector (in red). After that the headlight is free, and you can take it out from the chassis
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