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Replacing Headlight lamps

How do you Replace Headlight lamps?

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You are just replacing bulbs not the whole lamp i presume. The bulbs are held in by a ring that turns about a quarter turn counter clockwise to release. Then the bulb will pull out of the lamp housing. Some cars do not give room to do this and you will have to remove objects in the way or take headlamp out of car to achieve

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