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Low beam headlight is out. Can't figure out how to get headlamp assembly apart to change bulb.

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The bulb comes out from the back, you may or may not have a cover over the back of the leans for removal.

NOTE, Dont touch the bulb, the oils from your skin will cause the bulb to heat up and it will fail.

If you do handle it clean it will rubbing rubbing alcohol and a clean paper towel or any other non oiled item.

Best to buy some cheap latex gloves, or just be very careful.

Hope this helped.

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  • Calvin W Boaz Jan 03, 2011

    The fact that the bulb comes from the back is not very helpful because I already knew that. Where in the back? How do I access it?

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