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Changing headlight there is a metal wire tgat attaches to bulb that i just can't get onto new bulb. How do we re attache that wire to hold niw bulb?

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How to change headlight lamp drivers side


On the back, engine side of the headlights there is a rectangular plate which allows access to the bulbs (lamps) to remove this there are locking bars, pry these, up and down away from the plate, remove plate.
The headlamp bulb is the larger one and is retained with a spider clip, above the bulb pinch the spider clip and push slightly forward while opening the pinch. The bulb should now be loose with a wiring block attached.
Slide the bulb out of the recess, remove the wiring harness by pulling the block away from the bulb.
You can now replace bulb, which should have a protective sleeve of foam or card protecting the glass, do not touch the glass of the bulb, touching the glass will cause the bulb to blow when it gets hot.
To replace bulb, push spider clip away from recess, while holding the metal part of the bulb remove sleeve and insert bulb into recess, turn the bulb to ensure it has seated flat into recess, refit spider clip over bulb pushing forwards then pinching, refit wiring harness.
Check the lights to ensure bulb is working.
Replace rectangular plate & clip locking bars back into place. How To Install Replace Change Halogen Headlight and Bulb 2005 07 Ford Focus

Nov 18, 2015 | 2003 Ford Focus

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How do you change a light bulb on the the 95 eagle summit driver side


To replace the right headlight bulb, unbolt the battery hold downs,take off the the positive and negative battery cables, now, lift the battery out of the way. The bulb is held in by a plastic ring. Unscrew the ring (1/3 turn) and wiggle the bulb out of the headlight housing. Now you can get a good enough grip on the bulb to separate it from the three wire plug attaching it to the harness. Take your new bulb out of the package and carefully place it into the headlight housing (BE CAREFUL NOT TO TOUCH THE GLASS OF THE BULB WITH YOUR FINGERS). This will shorten the life of the bulb . Clean it off with a clean drying alcohol. Take the plastic ring and use it to secure the bulb in the headlight housing. Now plug the harness onto the bulb and test that the bulb is working properly (use jumper cables from the battery to the cables. If all is working correctly reinstall the battery in reverse order.

Dec 03, 2010 | 1995 Eagle Summit

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Need to replace headlight lens on a 1996 dodge avenger


Usually, one has to get the entire headlight assembly to replace the lens.
Is it cracked?
If it is just faded, try some anti-haze polish for headlights. This can save you some money compared to restoring the headlamp by replacing the assembly (which may be available from a salvage yard).

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION

CAUTION
Halogen bulbs contain gas which is under
pressure. Handling the bulbs incorrectly could cause it to shatter into flying
glass fragments. Do NOT leave the light switch ON. Always allow the bulb to cool
before removal. Handle the bulb only by the base; avoid touching the glass
itself. Whenever handling a halogen bulb, ALWAYS follow these precautions:

  • Turn the headlight switch OFF and allow the bulb to cool before
    changing it. Leave the switch OFF until the change is complete.
  • ALWAYS wear eye protection when changing a halogen bulb.
  • Handle the bulb only by its base. Avoid touching the glass.
  • DO NOT drop or scratch the bulb.
  • Keep dirt and moisture away from the bulb.
  • Place the used bulb in the new bulb's package and dispose of it properly.


Cirrus, Stratus, Sebring Convertible and Breeze


  1. Open the vehicle's hood and secure it in an upright position.
  2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  3. Remove the 2 screws securing the headlight module to the radiator closure
    panel.
  4. Pull out the headlight module from the vehicle.





    Fig. 1: Using a Torxhead screwdriver, remove the 2 headlight
    module retaining screws
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    Fig. 2: Pull the headlight module straight out of the front of
    the vehicle to remove the bulbs
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    Fig. 3: Disconnect the wiring harness for the headlight bulb
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    Fig. 4: Turn the light bulb retaining ring counterclockwise,
    and remove it from the back of the module
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    Fig. 5: Pull the light bulb out from behind the module. Never
    touch the glass of the light bulb
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  5. Detach the headlight electrical connector.
  6. Remove the retaining ring holding the bulb to the back of the headlight
    module.
  7. Pull the bulb from the back of the headlight module. Hold the bulb by its
    base only; try not to touch the glass itself.
    To install:

  8. Holding the bulb by the base, place it in the headlight module, then secure
    with the retaining ring.
  9. Attach the electrical connector to the bulb.
  10. Install the headlight module into the vehicle and tighten the 2 retaining
    screws.
  11. Connect the negative battery cable and check the headlight operation.


Sebring Coupe and Avenger


  1. Open the vehicle's hood and secure it in an upright position.
  2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  3. Remove the sealing cover by rotating it counterclockwise.
  4. Remove the bulb attaching spring and pull out the light bulb.





    Fig. 6: Remove the headlight sealing cover(s)
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    Fig. 7: Remove the attaching spring and pull out the bulb
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    To install:

  5. Install the bulb into the headlight module.
  6. Install the bulb attaching spring.
  7. Install the sealing cover.
  8. Connect the negative battery cable and check the headlight operation.


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Oct 07, 2010 | 1996 Dodge Avenger

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How to change front headlight bulb on 2006 mercedes c230 sedan?


Int he back of the headlight, there is a plastic door. You need to open the little door by pressing a tab on the side to snap it off. So look for the tab first. If dust covers then it needs to be cleaned off for better observation. Once the door is open, you will see the a plug with wires attached to it. Pull the plug straightly out. There is a metal clip to hold the bulb in the place of its socket. Look carefully to see where the hook is, so you cant take off the clip from the hook. After the clip is released, the bulb can be easily taken off. Put a new bulb in, put back the clip, put in the plug, close the little plastic cover then you are done. Have fun.

Aug 11, 2010 | 2006 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

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Headlight replacement on a 1991 pontiac grand am


Sealed Beam Type
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Unfasten the headlight bezel attaching screws, then remove the bezel.
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Remove the headlight bezel

To avoid turning the vertical or horizontal aiming screws, refer to the illustration before removing the headlight retainer.
  1. Unfasten the headlight retainer attaching screws, then remove the retainer.
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Remove the headlight trim screws then...

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... pull the trim off while holding the bulb

4. Pull the headlight out, then carefully detach the electrical connector.

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Pull the bulb out far enough to disconnect the wiring


To install:
  1. Attach the electrical connector to the new headlamp.
  2. Place the headlamp into the socket.
  3. Install the retainer, then tighten the attaching screws.
  4. Connect the negative battery cable, then turn the headlight switch on, to be sure the headlights are operating.
  5. Install the headlight bezel and secure using the attaching screws.

Jan 18, 2010 | 1991 Pontiac Grand Am

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I need to change low beam bulb how to get old one


Depends on which side you are working on. The easiest way actually involves more steps, in my opinion. On the passenger side, take out the air box to access the 10 mm nut for the entire headlight assembly. Remove the two 10mm bolts on top of the headlight assembly, pull the whole thing out, mindful that the wires are still attached. Remove the cover to the bulb, unclip the wire holding the metal base to the assembly and remove the bulb. Pull on the wire connector to remove from the bulb. The reason this is simpler is because of the wire part that holds the bulb base onto the assembly. With the assembly in place, you can't get a good view of the thing to unhook it or re-hook it.
The driver's side is a bit easier--you only need a deep socket 10mm to remove the nut holding the assembly to the frame or if you don't have a deep socket, remove the fill tube for the winshield washer, then remove the nut. Remove the two bolts holding the assembly on top and continue as with the passenger side. DO NOT TOUCH THE BULB!!! Your fingerprint oils will cause the bulb to fail earlier than it should.

Jan 09, 2010 | 2006 Suzuki Forenza

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How to change volkswagen Jetta (2001) headlights?


#1. DON'T TOUCH THE GLASS OF THE NEW BULB WITH YOUR HANDS. The oils, no matter how clean your hands are, will greatly shorten the lifr of the bulb.

#2 Open the hood, on the back of the headlight housing there are two covers. 1 is curved and held with metal retainers, and the other is plastic. You want to remove the curved one by sliding aside the metal retainers, carefully with a screwdriver.

#3 Unplug the connecter attached to the bulb.

#4 Next there is a plastic retainer holding in the bulb. A quick turn one way or the other and that's off. The bulb is free.

Installation is just the reverse, make sure you get the plastic retainer (#4) on the correct way otherwise the bulb will either fall out or be at an odd angle

Jan 04, 2010 | 2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

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How do i change the headlight bulbs on 2003 jetta


#1. DON'T TOUCH THE GLASS OF THE NEW BULB WITH YOUR HANDS. The oils, no matter how clean your hands are, will greatly shorten the lifr of the bulb.

#2 Open the hood, on the back of the headlight housing there are two covers. 1 is curved and held with metal retainers, and the other is plastic. You want to remove the curved one by sliding aside the metal retainers, carefully with a screwdriver.

#3 Unplug the connecter attached to the bulb.

#4 Next there is a plastic retainer holding in the bulb. A quick turn one way or the other and that's off. The bulb is free.

Installation is just the reverse, make sure you get the plastic retainer (#4) on the correct way otherwise the bulb will either fall out or be at an odd angle

Jan 03, 2010 | 2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

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Replacing my headlight bulb in my kia amanit 2004


  1. Open the hood of your KIA Amanti and look behind the headlight that has gone out. Locate the round knob on the back of the headlight.
  2. Turn the knob counterclockwise 1/4 of a turn and gently remove it from the back of the headlight. Carefully remove the electrical cable within the headlight housing that is attached to the back of the headlight bulb.
  3. Locate the metal clip that holds the light bulb in place by pushing the clip arm straight in and sliding it down. Remove the bulb from the headlight housing.
  4. Replace the old headlight bulb with new bulb. Secure it by sliding the metal clip up to hold the bulb in place. Reattach the electrical cable and replace the round knob to the back of the headlight housing.
  5. Turn on the headlights to verify that they are in working order.

Nov 03, 2009 | 2004 Kia Amanti

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How to replace the headlight bulb on 2006 C280?


1. Figure out best way to light the tight area to see.
2.look directly behind the light headlight bulb under hood. You will see a round black plastic cover ...Pull it off. Remind yourself how it came off. It will hook into the bottom and snap back in nicely when you are finished.
3, Do NOT pull off wire connector yet. Note/feel how secure it is for when you replace new bulb.
4. On the outside perimeter of the backside of bulb housing you will see a black plastic round ring (this holds the bulb in)...(there are 2 finger tabs...one for clockwise, 1 for counter clockwise). There is hardly any play to either way...push gently Counter-Clockwise to allow bulb loose.
5. Pull Bulb with wires still attached straight out slowly and see how you will reinsert new one.
6. Have new bulb ready...don't touch bulb glass. Pull off wire connector.
7. Put new bulb on exactly same way onto wire connector
8. Gently house the bulb back the way it came in and hold flush.
9. Now push outer black plastic tab clockwise to hold in bulb...bulb should be as secure as before you took it out.
10.Test Light
11. Put on round black plastic back housing with hooks inserted into 2 two holes on the bottom and press top back its connector and you will hear a secure click.
12. You are done...have a beer...congratulate yourself. Tom.

Apr 18, 2009 | 2007 Mercedes-Benz C230 Sedan

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