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How do you remove the headlight assembly?

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Old 01-12-2010, 01:35 PM
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I need to change a bulb and I can't get the headlight assembly off. I removed the 3 Torx bolts, but there appears to be a plastic piece inside the fender well that is holding it. Do I need a college degree?
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Pull Hard...just be sure not to scratch your bumper when it pops off!
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yes. college degree and pry bar.

just kinda slowly work it out. there isnt anything else holding it in, but be careful to not break anything. it'll take some muscle with finess
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There is a round locating plastic piece and there is a square plastic piece as well. If it hasn't ever been taken off, the square piece has tabs on it. You can just pull it out, or if you're feeling squirrley you can pull the plastic inner fender well out and release the tabs if you don't feel like breaking them. Then the light assembly should just slide out with ease.
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Thanks very much, guys.
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pull it like a b!tch, its hard to do, feels like your gonna pull to hard but right when you think that it will come out.
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whats the easiest way to get the headlight assembly off in an 07 without removing the fender? i cant find a good way to get to the 3rd bolt.....
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whats the easiest way to get the headlight assembly off in an 07 without removing the fender? i cant find a good way to get to the 3rd bolt.....
huh? I thought 06'+ was easier to get off.
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whats the easiest way to get the headlight assembly off in an 07 without removing the fender? i cant find a good way to get to the 3rd bolt.....
If you are talking about the bolt under the light, I use a 9 or 12" extension to get to it on mine
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