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How do i take the headlamp assembly out, on passanger side of a olds 98 cutlass? need to change a light bulb!

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There are two round tabs on the top of the headlight assembly ,towards the back, just pull them up and the light should come out.

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Need help changing out the low beam on drivers side of 2006 buick rainier


Removal & Installation
Bulb Replacement
To Remove:

CAUTION
Halogen bulbs contain pressurized gas.
Mishandling a bulb may result in the bulb shattering into flying glass
fragments.

CAUTION
Make sure to wear eye protection when
handling a halogen bulb.

CAUTION
Do not touch the glass of a halogen bulb,
only handle the bulb by the base.

CAUTION
Do not allow a halogen bulb to come into
contact with dirt or moisture.

CAUTION
Make sure to dispose of a used halogen bulb
properly.

CAUTION
Do not allow children to handle halogen
bulbs.


  1. Turn the lamp switch to the off position.
  2. Make sure the bulb is cool before changing.
  3. Remove the headlamp assembly from the headlamp panel.
  4. Remove the rear access cover from the headlamp assembly.
  5. Disconnect the headlamp connector.
  6. Remove the bulb from the headlamp assembly by rotating the bulb and socket
    counterclockwise.

To Install:


  1. Connect the headlamp connector.
  2. Install the bulb into the headlamp assembly by rotating the bulb and socket
    clockwise.
  3. Install the rear access cover onto the headlamp assembly.
  4. Install the headlamp assembly into the headlamp panel.

Headlamp Assembly
Chevrolet
To Remove:






Headlamp Assembly (Chevrolet)
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  1. Remove the grille from the front of the vehicle.
  2. Release the headlamp assembly retaining tabs.
  3. If equipped, disconnect the headlamp leveling motor connector.
  4. Disconnect the headlamp connector.
  5. Remove the park/turn and side marker bulb sockets from the headlamp
    assembly.
  6. Remove the headlamp assembly from the headlamp panel.

To Install:


  1. Place the headlamp assembly into the headlamp panel.
  2. Install the park/turn and side marker bulb sockets into the headlamp
    assembly.
  3. Connect the headlamp connector.
  4. If equipped, connect the headlamp leveling motor connector.
  5. Lock the headlamp assembly retaining tabs.
  6. Install the grille onto the front of the vehicle.

GMC, Oldsmobile, Buick, Isuzu, and Saab
To Remove:






Headlamp Assembly (GMC, Saab, Oldsmobile, and Buick)
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  1. Release the headlamp assembly retaining tabs.
  2. Disconnect the headlamp connector.
  3. Remove the park/turn bulb socket from the headlamp assembly.
  4. For GMC, Saab, Oldsmobile, and Isuzu vehicles, remove the side marker bulb
    socket from the headlamp assembly.
  5. Remove the headlamp assembly from the headlamp panel.

To Install:


  1. Place the headlamp assembly into the headlamp panel.
  2. For GMC, Saab, Oldsmobile, and Isuzu vehicles, install the side marker bulb
    socket into the headlamp assembly.
  3. Install the park/turn bulb socket into the headlamp assembly.
  4. Connect the headlamp connector.
  5. Lock the headlamp assembly retaining tabs.


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Oct 28, 2010 | 2006 Buick Rainier

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I need to change the headlights


REMOVAL PROCEDURE
  1. Open the hood.
  2. Remove the push-pin retainers that secure the top of the upper fascia and grille assembly to the upper tie bar to allow the upper fascia and grille assembly to flex forward.
  3. Remove the bolt and the push-pin retainer that secures the top of the headlamp assembly to the upper tie bar.

  1. Gently pull the upper fascia and grille assembly forward only far enough to remove the bolt located at the bottom inboard side of the headlamp assembly.
  2. Pull the headlamp assembly straight out to disengage the snap-in retainer at the lower outboard back surface of the assembly. Turn the assembly so that the front inboard corner clears the front fascia.
  3. Pull the headlamp assembly out and away from the vehicle
  4. Disconnect the headlamp electrical connector.
  5. Remove the headlamp assembly from the vehicle.
  6. Remove the headlamp bulb cover from the headlamp assembly.
  7. Remove the headlamp bulb socket from the headlamp assembly.
CAUTION: Refer to Halogen Bulb Caution in Service Precautions.


  1. Remove the headlamp bulb.
  2. Remove the side marker bulb socket from the outer side of the headlamp assembly.
  3. Remove the side marker bulb.
  4. Remove the parking lamp bulb socket from the inner edge of the headlamp assembly.
  5. Remove the parking lamp bulb.
INSTALLATION PROCEDURE

CAUTION: Refer to Halogen Bulb Caution in Service Precautions.


  1. Install the headlamp bulb to the socket.
  2. Install the headlamp bulb socket to the headlamp assembly.
  3. Install the headlamp bulb cover to the headlamp assembly.
  4. Install the side marker bulb to the socket.
  5. Install the side marker bulb socket to the headlamp assembly.
  6. Install the parking lamp bulb to the socket.
  7. Install the parking lamp socket to the headlamp assembly.
  8. Connect the headlamp electrical connector.
  9. Install the headlamp assembly to the vehicle by placing it back into position so that the bolt holes align and the snap-in retainer located at the outboard back surface of the headlamp assembly engages.
  10. Gently pull the upper fascia and grille assembly forward only far enough to install the bolt located at the bottom inboard side of the headlamp assembly.
NOTE: Refer to Fastener Notice in Service Precautions.
  1. Install the bolt and push-pin retainer that secures the top of the headlamp assembly to the upper tie bar.
Tighten the bolts to 6 N.m (53 lb in).


  1. Install the push-pin retainers that secure the top of the upper fascia and grille assembly to the upper tie bar to allow the upper fascia and grille assembly.
  2. Close the hood.
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Oct 21, 2010 | 2006 Cadillac SRX

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When you turn the headlights on everything works but the headlights. If you hold the dimmer switch in the brights will come on. When you let it go the lights go out


Have you tried to change the headlights?

REMOVAL & INSTALLATION Sealed Beam NOTE: If vehicle is equipped with headlamp doors turn the headlight switch ON. Open the hood and locate the power distribution center. This center is located in the front of the left front strut tower. Remove the cover from the center and remove the Headlamp Close Relay. This will prevent the headlamp doors from closing to provide easier servicing. Turn the headlight switch to OFF, then perform this repair.
  1. Remove the headlight bezel.
  2. Unhook the spring from the headlight retaining ring if so equipped.
  3. Unscrew the retaining ring and remove it. NOTE: Do not disturb the two long aiming screws. Conventional and Halogen headlamp sealed beams units are interchangeable in pairs, but it is recommended that they not be mixed together (one halogen and one conventional). It is fine to upgrade from conventional bulbs to halogen, but do not change from halogen bulbs to conventional bulbs, especially if the vehicle came equipped with halogen bulbs.
  4. Unplug the old sealed beam from the engine electrical wiring harness.
  5. Extract the old bulb from its mounting bracket. To install:
  6. Connect the replacement bulb and install it into the receptacle (check operation of headlight before completing repair).
  7. Install the retaining ring and secure it in place with the retaining screws. Connect the spring.
  8. Install the headlight bezel.
Aero Headlamp Aero headlamp systems use replaceable halogen bulbs that are mounted in aerodynamic, molded plastic lens reflector assemblies. NOTE: Lens fogging is a normal condition and does not require service, as moisture will vent from tubes behind the lens on Aero headlamp-type system. EXCEPT PREMIER AND MONACO It may be necessary to remove the entire headlamp assembly if enough access cannot be gained otherwise.
  1. Locate and remove the wire connector behind the headlamp assembly in the engine compartment. It may be necessary to remove certain items in the engine compartment to gain access to the bulb wires.
  2. Rotate the bulb retaining ring counterclockwise 1?4 turn and remove the ring, bulb and bulb holder from the lens assembly. The bulb holder has alignment notches. NOTE: Do not touch the bulb with bare fingers or any possibly oily surface, since reduced bulb life may result! Fig. 1: To remove the light bulb, first unplug the headlight electrical connector, then . . . 86726p13.jpg
    Fig. 2: . . . remove the light bulb socket retaining ring 86726p14.jpg
    Fig. 3: Rotate the light bulb socket 1?4 turn counter-clockwise, then pull it straight out of the lens assembly 86726p15.jpg
    To install:
  3. Wearing gloves or holding the replacement bulb with a cloth rag to keep oil off of the bulb surface, insert the bulb into the rear hole of the headlamp assembly. Make certain that the alignment grooves and tabs line up, push the light bulb into the assembly until seated flush, then turn the bulb clockwise 1?4 turn.
  4. Plug the electrical light bulb wiring harness into the new light bulb. Install any items removed from the engine compartment.
PREMIER AND MONACO Unlike the other vehicles covered by this manual, the removal and installation of the headlamp bulbs in the Premier and Monaco models requires the extraction of the entire headlamp lens assembly.
  1. Remove the grille-to-headlamp assembly attaching screws.
  2. Disconnect the headlamp aiming cable from the aiming screw end.
  3. Remove the headlamp assembly attaching bolts from above and behind the lamp assembly and separate the lamp assembly from the vehicle.
  4. Unplug the headlamp wire connector. NOTE: Do not touch the bulb with bare fingers or any possibly oily surface, since reduced bulb life may result!
  5. Rotate the socket counterclockwise 1?4 turn and pull the socket from the back of the lens assembly. Fig. 4: Remove the bezel retaining screws to loosen the headlamp assembly - Premier and Monaco 86726g91.gif
    Fig. 5: Detach the headlamp wire connector - Premier and Monaco 86726g92.gif
    Fig. 6: Once the headlamp assembly has been removed from the vehicle, the various light bulbs can easily be removed - Premier and Monaco 86726g93.gif
    To install:
  6. Wearing gloves or holding the replacement bulb with a cloth rag to keep oil off of the bulb surface, insert the bulb into the rear hole of the headlamp assembly. Make certain that the alignment grooves and tabs line up, push the light bulb into the assembly until seated flush, then turn the bulb clockwise 1?4 turn.
  7. Plug the headlamp wire connector back into the headlamp bulb.
  8. Install the assembly into the vehicle and secure in place with the mounting bolts.
  9. Connect the headlamp aiming cable to the aiming screw end.
  10. Install the grille-to-headlamp assembly attaching screws.
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Oct 15, 2010 | 1991 Chrysler New Yorker

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Change headlight in 1995 cutlass ciera


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Composite Headlights
  1. Open the hood.
  2. Turn the bulb assembly counterclockwise 1/6 turn, pressing in firmly, until the flanges align with the slots in the retainer ring.
  3. Pull out the bulb assembly. You may have to rock it up and down slightly to loosen it.
  4. Disconnect the bulb base from the harness by lifting the plastic locking tab.
To install:
  1. Snap a new bulb into the wiring harness. Make sure the locking tab is over the lock.
  2. Install the bulb assembly by putting the small tab in the small notch in the retainer ring.
  3. Turn the bulb assembly 1/6 turn clockwise to lock it in place

Non-European Style
  1. Remove the headlamp trim panel attaching screws.

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Remove the headlamp trim panel attaching screws

2. Remove the headlamp bulb retaining screws. Do not touch the two headlamp aiming screws, (at the top and side of the retaining ring), or the headlamp aim will have to be readjusted.


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Remove the headlamp trim panel assembly from it's mounting location

3. Using a screwdriver, remove the retaining ring screws.


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Using a screwdriver, remove the retaining ring screws


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Once the retaining ring screws are removed, the ring can be pulled away

4. Pull the bulb and ring forward then separate them. Unplug the electrical connector from the rear of the bulb.


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Pull the bulb out and unplug the electrical connector


To install:
  1. Plug the new bulb into the electrical connector.
  2. Install the bulb into the retaining ring and install the ring and bulb.
  3. Install the trim panel.

Mar 06, 2010 | 1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera

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F 150 Head light issue


You know the fuse for the high beams is good ( Cab fuse panel fuse # 16 ) and the pass low beam fuse ( cab fuse panel # 26 ).
Might want to check cab fuse panel fuse #28 ( this is the driver's side low beam ).

If this fuse has power on both sides ( with the low beams on ) next you can pull the headlamps, and check for power at the connectors, but depending when the last bulb change took place, I would say you need need bulbs. ( need at least 1 for the high beam out )
Confirming with a meter at the headlamp would be a good idea, before spending the money.

The bulb connector has 3 pins.
Black wire is ground on both sides
Light Green w/ Black stripe wire is high beams on both sides
Driver Lo = Dark Blue w/ white stripe
Pass Lo = Dark Green w/ Orange stripe.


Nov 16, 2009 | 2002 Ford F150 Regular Cab

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I have a 99 oldmobile cutlass. The inner headlight bulb need to be replaced. Do i need to change the whole headlamp?


No, you just change the bulb. Open your hood, and look down at the rear of the headlamp. You will see a nylon bulb socket going into the rear of the headlight assembly. Squeeze the nylon lock, and turn the socket counter clockwise, and it pulls out. Pull the bulb out, and replace with a new one. Be careful not to touch the new bulb with bare fingers. The oil on your fingers will cause early bulb failure. Use a paper towel or garden glove to handle the bulb.

Nov 15, 2009 | 1999 Oldsmobile Cutlass

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Need to replace passanger from truning signal


Pop the hood and on the back of the assembly, there should be two white tabs that you pull up to release the headlamp unit. Once you disconnect the wire harness, you can pull it out and open the covering to replace the signal bulb

Aug 25, 2009 | Buick Century Cars & Trucks

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How do I put a headlight assembly and sidemarker on passenger side of my 1994 cutlass ciera car? I was in a wreck and need to put a new one on


Headlights REMOVAL & INSTALLATION Non-European Style
  1. Remove the headlamp trim panel attaching screws.
Fig. 1: Remove the headlamp trim panel attaching screws

Remove the headlamp bulb retaining screws. Do not touch the two headlamp aiming screws, (at the top and side of the retaining ring), or the headlamp aim will have to be readjusted.
Fig. 2: Remove the headlamp trim panel assembly from it's mounting location Using a screwdriver, remove the retaining ring screws.

Once the retaining ring screws are removed, the ring can be pulled away

Pull the bulb and ring forward then separate them. Unplug the electrical connector from the rear of the bulb.
Fig. 5: Pull the bulb out and unplug the electrical connector
  1. To install:
  2. Plug the new bulb into the electrical connector.
  3. Install the bulb into the retaining ring and install the ring and bulb.
  4. Install the trim panel.
If you would like the photos (I can't post them here...too large of files) email me at greg.bernett@mcchord.af.mil

Jul 21, 2009 | 1994 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera

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How to replace front turn light bulb on Caddy SRX 2004?


  1. Open the hood.
  2. Remove the push-pin retainers that secure the top of the upper fascia and grille assembly to the upper tie bar to allow the upper fascia and grille assembly to flex forward.
  3. Remove the bolt and the push-pin retainer that secures the top of the headlamp assembly to the upper tie bar.
    1. Gently pull the upper fascia and grille assembly forward only far enough to remove the bolt located at the bottom inboard side of the headlamp assembly.
    2. Pull the headlamp assembly straight out to disengage the snap-in retainer at the lower outboard back surface of the assembly. Turn the assembly so that the front inboard corner clears the front fascia.
    3. Pull the headlamp assembly out and away from the vehicle
    4. Disconnect the headlamp electrical connector.
    5. Remove the headlamp assembly from the vehicle.
    6. Remove the headlamp bulb cover from the headlamp assembly.
    7. Remove the headlamp bulb socket from the headlamp assembly.
    8. Remove the headlamp bulb.
    9. Remove the side marker bulb socket from the outer side of the headlamp assembly.
    10. Remove the side marker bulb.

Feb 12, 2009 | 2006 Cadillac SRX

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