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Replacement of driving light bulb

I need to replace the R,H. drivig light bulb but I see no way for it to come out of the plastic housing

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Open the hood, find the light housing, a round black can looking device, press the release tab and rotate the curved plastic arm upwards. this will release the housing and pull the whole housing forward out of the car. It will still be attached to the car with a wire. Open the back cover over the bulb, disconnect the wiring plug and undo the spring clip. Pull the bulb out and when replacing the bulb do not touch the bulb with your skin. It will burn out quickly with skin oil on it.
To install housing, place it so that all three rails or guides line up and gently slide in. You will have to jiggle and wiggle the housing and the locking lever. When nearly fully installed slide the locking lever down to lock headlight housing in place.

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