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1998 Buick LeSabre Headlight replacement HOW-TO: we are trying to remove the driver's side headlight to replace a bulb. we took out the two bolts but the headlight does not slide out. Do we pull forward on the light or push it to the left side? the book says "Slide the headlamp outboard until the pins are loose". What does "outboard" even mean??? I assume push to the left. How much force is neccessary??? thanks for the help

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SOURCE: Buick LeSabre Limited headlight switch

The switch is poorly designed. I disassembled the switch assembly and removed the pushbuttons that actually activate the switches. You can then press the switches directly with your finger. However, you lose the symbols that identify the switches and you will see the greenish lights that backlight the pushbutton symbols. I made some stick-on labels for the dashboard and didn't have to get a new switch assembly. Since the headlights are activated automatically by the dashboard sensor, I rarely use the switch anyway.

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Well you have to take the front bumper off first there are reatiners at top of grille taqke those out then take the bottoms out and the fender edge and bumper bolts 10 mm bolts pull the bumper off and then you will be able to change the head light. Let me know if you have any problems.Please rate my response thank you very much

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SOURCE: SOLUTION: HOW TO REPLACE REAR BULBS ON 2002 & 2004 BUICK LESABRE

Rear tail lamps for the 2002 La Sabre has eight nuts that hold the cover in place ( one piece-all acroos the back of the car). Do not remove the nuts for the lock, the cover sits in place and is not secured to the lock. Use a 10 mm deep well socket. remove the nuts and lift the cover to replace the burned out bulb(s). The bulbs are #194 or #198 (very small bulbs), not the 3057. It is easy to locate the burned out bulbs by putting the car in reverse and shutting off the engine and then put the ignition key in the accessory mode. The lights will light unless they are burned out. Simply pull them out and replace with the new ones and put the cover back in place and secure the nuts.

Posted on Feb 23, 2009

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SOURCE: I cannot move the passenger side headlight out to change the bulb

I had this happen to me. It does come out just like the owners manual says but what it doesn't tell you is how hard it is for the assembly to come out. I thought I was going to brake it before it popped out, but I was so mad I didn't care anymore. I had dirt and grime binding in the assembly. Once I had it out I cleaned it up and it went back into place with out any problems.

Posted on Feb 25, 2009

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SOURCE: headlight switch on 1995 buick lesabre doesn't

Pull out the light switch box from the panel. tap it rather gently with the plastic end of a screwdriver until you hear the switch box click. The switches in this model stick after several years service

Posted on Jul 02, 2009

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