To replace headlight bulb:
Do not twist, as there are alignment slots built into the lamp assembly socket.
It may take some effort to remove the lamp because it has a rubber o-ring type seal - try a bit of wiggling side-to-side
Make sure that the flat surface of the bulb socket is facing upward, and is firmly seated
Replacing front parking lamp/turn signal/cornering lamp bulbs
If the bulb is accidentally touched, it should be cleaned with rubbing alcohol before being used.
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The above information extracted from the Owners Manuals(see below)
Remove screws holding the plastic headlight and remove the headlight. Remove socket (twist/pull) and pull out the bulb.DIY - 5 Minute Turn Signal Bulb ReplacementThis is very simple to do. First you will need an 8mm socket and wrench to loosen one bolt. Second a good long flat head screwdriver. There are two black metal folded tabs behind the headlight assembly and one 8mm bolt holding it in plae at the center point of the front of the car. Loosen the bolt and remove. Use the screw driver to pull up the metal straps and then slide forward the entire assembly. This will slide easily unless your front bumper has been bumped! That will make it a little difficult to slide if it is out of alignment. If it was never bumped than this should take all of 5 minutes. See pictures here:
It's actually quite easy. You must remove the entire plastic housing. Behind the light there ate two locking bars that slip up and down. Remove those and a screw holding the light/lens in place. From there remove the bulb covering, then remove the twist lock holding the bulb in place. After that, just pull the bulb out and replace. Put back in reverse order.
Open the hood, looking down at the headlamp assembly, you'll see a 5/16 retaining bolt on the inboard corner. Remove the bolt. Look for two tabs at the rear of the assembly. Pull up and remove these tabs, you may need a large screwdriver to lever them. Pull the assembly out and remove the wiring harness attachment. Turn the retaining collar to the left and remove. Unplug the wiring socket from the lamp. Turn the lamp retaining collar to the left and remove. Pull the lamp out of the assembly. Replace with the new lamp, being VERY careful not to touch the lamp other than on the base. Halogen lamps will heat up any oils from contact with your hand and probably explode. Reverse the above directions to reinstall the headlamp assembly.
Very easy. 2002 Ford Taurus.
Take a look at the entire headlight assembly. Look down on the assembly and toward the side closest the radiator you will see a small bolt to unscrew on each housing.
Look toward the rear of the headlight and you will see two metal clips that need to come out. A medium size flathead will get them started but they should come staight up. The assembly will now pull out of the front of the vehicle. Be sure to unclip the small wiring harness.
Uncrew the back of the assembly and you will see the back of the bulb. Detach wiring. Unscrew the ring holding the lamp. Remove old bulb.
DO NOT touch the glass of your lamps! It will cause hot spots and the bulb will burn out.
Take new bulb and notice the notches...they will orient the bulb correctly. Screw on ring. Attach wiring. Screw on the back of the assembly. Attach the wiring and install back into the front of your vehicle.
The headlight lens is held in with 1 bolt on the front inside end of the lens, and 2 retainer pins at the backside (pull straight up to remove).
The Owners Manual has the steps and illustrations around page 37.
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With the hood open remove the (2) two headlamp assembly bolts from the upper fascia support. Slide the headlamp assembly outward enough to release the headlamp bracket tabs from the slots in the upper fascia support. Position the headlamp assembly away from the vehicle body to access the electrical connector. Disconnect the electrical connector from the headlamp assembly. Remove the headlamp assembly from the vehicle. This gives you access to the turn signal and headlight. If you wish to change the halogen bulb: Disconnect the electrical connector from the turn signal bulb/socket. Remove the turn signal bulb/socket retainer ring from the assembly, by turning counterclockwise. Remove the turnsignal bulb/socket from the assembly. to re-assemble simply do the reverse. . "G"
Lift the bonnet (hood) two clips hold the headlamp in - pull them up and the headlamp comes out. Then change the bulb. Any further questions contact me on firstname.lastname@example.org
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Open hood, remove headlamp bulb from headlamp assembly, remove (1) 10mm bolt from top of headlamp assembly, next remove (3) 10mm bolts from behind headlamp assembly, pull headlamp forward ( you may have to pry gently from the right side). Remove turn signal bulb-Done!
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You have to take the signal marker lamp out before you can take the headlamp out.
Push the turn signal lever forward
Took me a while, but I'll answer my own question ... Open the hood. On the hood brace, there are 2 smaller bolts and washers near each end on the headlamp. Loosen and remove those 2. Here comes the tricky part. The bottom of the headlamp gets stuck for it goes down, lower than the bumper. You need to 'pry' it out, starting with the part of the headlamp closest to the side of the car by pusing down on the plastic bumper. I used a flat head screwdriver & put 1 small nick in the bumper. Be careful, but this is how to get the headlamp ass'y out to change the low/high beam, or the turn signal bulb. Took an hour and a half, but I could do it in less than 10mins since I'm now an expert ... Jeff ...
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replace your mutifunction switch (your signal light switch, your high beam and flash to pass are worn out )
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well i don't know what year car you have but for the 2004 model remove the headlamps then reach down to the fog lamp/signal lights to remove the headlamp assembly (easy) open the hood locate the white tabs while pushing rearward on the headlamp ,pull up half-way on the white plastic retaining clip align the square cut-out on the retaining clip with the notch on the headlamp pull the headlamp assembly straight out from the vehicle (may need to wiggle it a little) summary : pull up on white clip ,line up the square hole and pull the assembly out now for the signal and fog lights reach down where the headlamp was and you have access to the bulbs just twist and remove,make sure you know which bulb you want ..top / signal-parking or bottom / fog lamp i was shocked at how simple light bulb replacement was on my 2004 grand prix, no screwdrivers needed for access to front or back bulbs littlefoot
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