I just replaced mine last week on both headlights on my Subaru legacy L. Outback model should be the same. The one on the right (driver side) is easier to do since you'll have a lot of room to work it. First remove the battery out and you should see immediately the wiring on the headlight. Remove the connector by pinching the top plastic arm and it should come off easy. There is a round plastic cover before you get to the bulb. Remove it by twisting it anti-clockwise. Pull the bulb out and replace it with a new one. You should also replace the one on the left side also(passenger side). That way, the light brightness will be balanced and even while you turn them on.
The passenger side needs just a little more work but you can get to it. You need to remove the intake air manifold to get easy access to it and do the same exact thing as you did on driver's side. .
detach the bulbs and remove the clips behind the headlight assembly
it is behind the passenger side headlight assembly. you will have to remove the headlight assembly to replace it.
go to back of headlight assembly and twist it out.
Look to the back of the headlight assembly. There will be a round sleeve where the wiring goes into the headlight. Twist this counterclockwise to turn the head light bulb assembly. Pull back on the assembly to remove it from the headlight casing. Replace with new headlight bulb.
Open the hood, remove the two locks that hold the headlight assembly in place, with the two locks removed you can wiggle the headlight assembly out and gain access to the back side of the assembly to remove and replace the headlight bulb.
See *Headlight* under Maintenance and Service - Replacing Bulbs, in your "Owner's Manual" (Removing the Headlight Housing Assembly makes life a lot easier).....
There are 4 screws that hold it on.
To replace the headlight assembly on a 2006 Jetta, remove the front grill. Then remove the headlight assembly by taking off the screws that secure it in place. Replace with new.Ê
There is 2 large plastic screws that hold the headlight assembly`s in. Simply unscrew them and lift the headlight assemblies out then unhook take the bulbs out.
The headlight deflectors are located in the headlight assembly. They can be difficult to remove and replace, because you have to feel your way around in the beginning.
Not an easy task since you have to remove the Front Bumper Cover to get access to it. Once that's done, remove the electrical connectors, the screws and the Headlight Assembly.
1) open the hood. 2) Carefully remove the three screws holding the headlight assembly in place. In my case the screws were black. Be careful as they are screwed into plastic. 3) Carefully slide the headlight assembly out. At this point you can replace the headlight bulb, turn signal bulb, or the entire headlight assembly. To replace the headlight bulb turn the collar holding the bulb in counter clockwise. Pull the bulb out of the headlight assembly. Replace the bulb. Insert the bulb into the headlight assembly insert the collar and turn clockwise until it locks. 4) Carefully insert the headlight assembly back into place. 5) Replace the three screws removed in step 2 being carefull not to over tighten.