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bulb replacement for headlight

Old 05-22-2008, 07:24 PM
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Default bulb replacement for headlight

Left headlight out and according to manual needs to be taken to a dealer for replacement. Seems a little much to me. Is this a job that can be done at home?
Old 05-23-2008, 10:31 AM
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Default RE: bulb replacement for headlight

what year car becausthat sounds like bs
on my car"01jetta" thare is a plastic plate directly behind the light held on with wire clamps that you remove. thebulb is in thare. you un scruw a bulb nut and out she comes. be carfull not to touch the new bulbs glass thoue, it will explod when you turn it on. but dont worry if u do touch it just wipe it with a clean cotten cloth till the oil comes off.
Old 05-23-2008, 09:13 PM
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Default RE: bulb replacement for headlight

yoi can do it just dont tuch the glass on the new bulb
they say it can make a new one go out faster
might be b.s. but itry not to touch them when i repace them
Old 05-24-2008, 08:48 AM
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Default RE: bulb replacement for headlight

Thanks for the info. Got it done with no problems.
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