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How do you change 2002 Pontiac Grand Am headlights?

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2007-10-16 16:21:44

How to Change Headlights on 2002 Pontiac Grand AM Be sure you

have the correct Light Bulbs prior to starting this project. Tools

I required for project. Flat head Screwdriver, Pliers, 1 each

Bandage Estimated time required the first time 30 miniutes. You can

do better. With Engine off and Key removed from ignition Open Hood,

Standing in front of either Headlight Passenger or Drivers Side.

Look Down ( Locate two each Tork Screws for aiming Head Lights DO

NOT Turn but for reference only ) They are bright silver in

appearance. There is a Black Plastic Cowling over Upper Front

Engine compartment covering the Headlight Assembly Surfaces. Locate

the four ( 4 ) Two piece Plastic Expansion Fasteners Note Total

Eight ( 8 ) for full Cowling ( With Flat Screw Drive pry out Center

Plastic expansion bolt ) Remove second part releasing the Plastic

Cowling. Fold back the plastic cowling Look down at exposed

Headlight Assembly Surface ( Locate two each Tork Screws for aiming

Head Lights DO NOT Turn but for reference only ) There are two ( 2

) Metal Locking tabs directly behind the Tork Screws for aiming

Head Lights. With Fingers or Pliers: Press Down and back to release

Metal Clip and pull up unlocking Headlight Assembly. The Full

Headlight Assembly will come forward and out to expose the rear

removable lights. Unlock the Black Plastic retainer. Replace the

desired bulb without touching the bulb's glass surface. Reverse

Process to re-install.

You can do better.

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