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How do I replace the front bumper in order to replace the front headlights?

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  • guillio Nov 14, 2009

    Thanks for the advice. I was actually refering to the replacement of the whole headlight unit.

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You shouldn't need to remove a bumper to replace the front headlight. Simply open the hood, and you should be able to see the back side of the headlights in the engine compartment at the front. There will be bolts/clips holding them in place.

Loosen these and pull out (you can disconnect the electrical supply too) and replace the bulb, then put back together the same way you took it apart.

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