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Old 01-18-2008, 06:20 PM   #1
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how do you do it? i tried taking it out so i can replace the bulbs only it is being extremely difficult and seems likes its all connected to the clear corners as well. I also need to take those out though since i want to clear them. Anyone have pictures or something?


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I don't have any pics, but looking at the headlamps from the front, go to the edge of the glass towards the center of the car. You will see 2 10mm heads, take those bolts out. This is all that holds the headlamp assembly onto the car. pull the assembly towards the front a little and work the assembly out the perspective left or right, away from the car,

If you want to just remove the corner, look down into the assembly, you will see a small phillips head screw, loosen it and pop the corner out, you will see the tab that holds it in when you find the screw.
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i took those out and it seemed that they were still held in by rubber or something. i didn't want to pull to hard so i woulnd't break anything. so after i have the bolts out, i have to just work it out or should i pry something?
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work it out to the left or right, not forward. the headlamp assembly has a centering pin on the outer end the goes into the fender. pulling the corner assembly makes it easier for me. Like I said before, loosen one small phillps head screw and it pops out.
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that was easy haha. now i hate to order the right headlights since i got the wrong ones
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I can't get the headlight off of my 1992 SE is anyone able to give a better description!??!?!?
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