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Main headlamp is burned out. Owner's manual says to take it to a local dealer...which we do not have around. Regular repair shop quoted 1.8 hours to fix this and the lam itself is only $18!

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This has to be done by pulling the bumper off. More then likely there will be a burned up harness (recurring problem with the 2008 Saturn Outlook) the cost from my Saturn dealership is $185.00 to replace the harness and bulb. Very poor engineering when you have to pay $185.00 to change a bulb.

I would take to dealer and have them look and see if any TSB's (Technical Service Bullitins) have come in for this particular harness issue, then they would be responsible as it is a recall and they will have no choice but to repair it...for free!!

Feedback appreciated.

Posted on Mar 14, 2011

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