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Replacing the turn signals

To replace the front turn signals, do I need to pull off the head light in order to get to where the wires disconnect?

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    Are you replacing the entire indicators or just the bulbs?

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Hello!
All connections to your signal circuitry are in the Headlamp Bowl Yes you will need to remove it, it isn't a massive job, look for the retaining screws usually located at the base of the headlamp bezel.
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