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Old 02-09-2018, 04:13 PM   #1  
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I own a 2004 Buick Park Avenue N/A. I recently purchased a set of headlights from the ZZ Performance website and i was just looking around under the hood as to how i would put them in. Is the only way to take out the headlights, or is there an easier way?
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Yes, you have to take out the headlight assemblies. I found a nifty video of it here: https://www.carcarekiosk.com/video/1...ghts/headlight
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If you can't get your hand behind the assembly(sometimes there is rubber cover on each bulb), then the whole assembly has to come out.......
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The housing has to to be pulled back a bit to remove the connector/bulbs.
The thumb screws are generally in there tight, so I used a 3/8 socket type torx bit to get em free.

Once the screws are removed, the housing are in there tight, and have a locator dowel pin closest to fender.
Pull back on the housing, closest to grille side first, and it should then pop out.
One screw is long the other is short. I dipped the bottom of threads in engine oil, before re-assembly.
I recently installed Sylvania ZXE for low beams. The old PIAA'* were dim after 4 years.
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