If the manual suggests it, it's probably a good idea.
As long as the headlight are turned off, you do not have to disconnect the battery.
Disconnect the battery. Take the alternator belt off. Disconnect the wiring and unbolt the alternator. Reverse the process to reinstall.
To change a headlight on a 2005 VW Passat first disconnect the battery. Locate the housing the disconnect the plugs. The bulb will then twist out. Replace the bulb.
# Disconnect negative battery cable # Remove the retaining screws and detach the headlight bezel # Remove the headlight retainer screws taking care not to disturb the adjusting screws # Remove the retainer and pull the headlight out enough to allow the connector to be unplugged # Remove headlight now # Disconnect negative battery cable # Remove the retaining screws and detach the headlight bezel # Remove the headlight retainer screws taking care not to disturb the adjusting screws # Remove the retainer and pull the headlight out enough to allow the connector to be unplugged # Remove headlight now
Gen 1 or 2? With the drivers side you will have to remove the battery and then the nuts to the lights, disconnect the wiring and remove.
It does no harm to disconnect the battery when working on a vehicle but in general no, you do not need to disconnect them to change a filter.
# Open hood # Disconnect negative battery cable # Disconnect the electrical connector from the back of the headlight reflector # Rotate the retaining ring about 1/8 turn counterclockwise and slide it off the base
unbolt it from underneath. remone battery first
Disconnect cablesremove hold down bracketLift out battery
On retractable headlight models raise the headlightsDisconnect the neagative battery cableRemove the retaining screws taking care not to disturb the adjustment screwsRemove the retainer and pull the headlight out enough to allow the connector to be unplugedRemove the headlightTo install the headlight plug the connector in place the headlight in position and install the retainer screws tighten the screws securleyPlace the headlight bezel in position and install the retaining screws
if your headlight if blow and you have changed the headlight and it still does not work then most likely its the plug that plugs into the light itself i just went through all that and its the actual lamp plug you have to change
your local library may have a free shop manual to peek at.. good luck Dave
Remove 2 ea bolts, disconnect cable coming from battery and pull. Always disconnect positive terminal on battery before performing maintenance.
You disconnect the power and ground and take the old battery out n put in a new one.
Disconnect and remove the battery. Cut off the spoiled terminal and replace. Replace battery. Reconnect.
disconnect cables from battery. follow pos. cable to starter and disconnect. follow neg. cable to end disconnect bolt mounted to engine. good luck. hamsandwich
The passenger headlight on a 2002 Honda Civic is held on by mounting brackets. Remove the bolts from the mounting brackets and pull the headlight off. Be sure to disconnect the wire harness for the lights.
To change the headlight bulb on a 1989 Chevy Celebrity reach down in behind the composite headlight fixture and disconnect the appropriate wire plug then give the bulb a counter clockwise twist, and pull it out. Reverse the process to install a new bulb.
If it is like the 97, you disconnect the battery harness (bar that runs over the top of the battery connecting on both sides..)disconnect the terminals, remove the battery.. put new battery in and reconnect everything you just removed.. not overly difficult.. Good luck.. :)
disconnect the battery cables. find the battery clamp and remove it. Lift the battery out, then set then new one in place. Install the clamp, then connect the battery cables.
Remove the old battery, disconnect the negative cable first and install the new battery connect the negative cable last.