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Replace headlight I'm trying to replace the passenger headlight bulb, but I am unable to reach and remove. Please advise. I have a 2003 Nissan Altima 3.5

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Remove coolant overflow bottle and windshield washer bottle neck (by turning neck counterclockwise about 3/4 inch and pulling up on it). That will open up the light bulb area. Nissan has a headlamp campaign, where bulbs get replaced for free to you and in some cases the whole headlamp gets replaced, bacause of the plastic falling apart, where bulb sits. Check with your dealer if the campaign is open on you vehicle. FREE

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