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Oem header panel

I bought an oem header panel for my 96 ciera. everything fits except for the side marker lights. there are no holes and the lights would be kinda "open". is there a bezzle that goes around the headlamps that the side markers would screw into so it would be sealed? the old panel seemed more framed around the side markers. or where can i look at the schematics of the header panel without having to buy a book?
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  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Fig. 5: Remove the trim panel fasteners - except wagon 84196109.jpg
    Fig. 6: Carefully remove the trim panel - except wagon 84196110.jpg
    Fig. 7: Pull the lamp assembly straight back and out of the opening 84196111.jpg

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