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Old 04-30-2004, 03:47 PM   #1
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So I hang out in the gm-truck forum as I own a 2002 GMC Sierra. I just bought a 1996 Pontiac bonnevile and the first thing I want to do is upgrade the lighting. How in the heck do you remove the halogen bulbs? I want to put in silverstars and I cant get to the plug to replace the bulbs...

The owners manual says to remove some screws, I tried that but the housing didn't come loose like it said it would.

Any advice for a newbie?

I searched some threads but didn't find any hits for this, I did however find how to disable my DRL'* and I did that no problem...

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What year is it? You should be able to reach it and remove it without remove the housing.. for a 96+ all you have to do is remove the 2 bolts on the inner side of the lights.. loosen the phillips screw where the lights and marker lights meet.. pop the marker lights out ( outwards.. may need a slot screwdriver to help you ) and then push the assembly out ( towards side of car as it'* held by clips in that direction ) and voila.
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It'* a 96. Green of course the best color.

I did remove the 2 inner bolts however I didn't see anything about a screw to remove between the headlights and the side marker lights. Are the headlights and the marker lights 2 seperate pieces or 1 piece?

I will have to give this a shot tonight when I get home. It'* snowing here as we speek and I'm working on upgrading the lighting as it sucks.

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yes there is.. it'* right in the corner where the 2 meets.. they are 2 separate piece.. I will take a pic of it tomorrow morning and post it.. I will even post pics of it removed.. hee hee.. done it so much that it'* a walk in the park for me.
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I got them off. Turns out I was removing the wrong 2 bolts...


DUH!!!

At least I got her fixed....
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Are they aimed right? You may have messed them up.
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EDIT: never mind.. guess you got it anyways..
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It'* a 96. Green of course the best color.
Of course I agree completely.

While we have a headlight topic open, I cannot find my DRL module as described in TechInfo. Can anyone give a slightly different description of where it is located? Perhaps I'm looking right over it or something...
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Im sure they are "AIMED" could be aimed crappy could be aimed just right however Im not the right person to ask about that cause I suck at aiming lights... Normaly ends up worse after I'm done then when I started.


To answer the DRL question........

I had to completly remove my Air box then I could see it no problem. Once you know where it'* at you can get to it without removing the airbox. You can also get to it if you have your headlights out
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