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How do i fit a side front off side bulb in my 2002 ford escort van diesel 55

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  1. Make sure the the headlight switch is in the off position.
  2. Open the bonnet to the Escort.
  3. Locate the back side of the headlight assembly to the headlight that needs to be changed (driver's side or passenger side) from inside the front the engine compartment.
  4. Unplug the wires from the back of the bulb.
  5. Turn the back of the bulb housing counterclockwise one-third of a turn until the bulb and wire harness are released from the headlight assembly.
  6. Unplug the wire harness from the bulb socket.
  7. If using Halogen headlight replacement and be careful not to touch the glass bulb part. Handle it by the socket at the bottom of the headlight.
  8. Plug the wire harness into the new headlight replacement.
  9. Align the tabs on the headlight housing to the slots in the headlight assembly and insert the bulb into the assembly. Twist the headlight one-third of a turn clockwise until it locks into place.

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