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How to replace headlights on 1998 Volkswagen beetle?

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Answered 2008-01-01 21:25:11

1. Open and prop up hood.

2. Release clamping latch on side of headlamp housing, then rotate locking ring upwards.

3. Slide the headlamp assembly forward out of the housing.

4. Release latch on the black cover at the rear of the headlamp assembly and remove same.

5. Remove the wire connector from the rear of the bulb, flip up locking lever, and remove the spent bulb.

6. Reassemble in reverse order.

Quick, easy, and does not require the removal of the battery and electrical package.

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