Pull headight assembly forward from body. These instructions assume that the broken headlight s now work. If equipped, rotate the headlamp bulb protective counterclockwise and remove. Oil from your fingers can severely shorten the life of the bulb. Engage the retainers by gently pushing down. Attach the bulb electrical connector. There is a rear post that fits into a hole with a plastic grommet that might take a couple of tries to get it to go in.
Oil from your fingers can severely shorten the life of the bulb. Step 1 The obvious turn off the headlights and open the hood and yes prop it up. If you light bulb is the only electrical issue you're having, consider yourself lucky. Directly behind the head light bulb is a cap that comes off by twisting it a quarter turn. I found that by inserting the flat edge of a flat blade screwdriver in between the formed metal strip and the frame, while pulling up on the tab, makes removal of the tab much easier. That was a nicely worded and rude answer. Put on whatever clean, dry, un-powdered gloves that you have and remove the new bulb from the package.
Place the new bulb in the hole vacated by the old bulb. If necessary, wipe off any dirt or oil from the bulb with rubbing alcohol before completing installation. Might have to jiggle it around a bit. Carefully lift the retaining clips and slide the lamp off the plug. Install the headlamp bulb retainer and turn it clockwise to engage the retaining tabs. There is a wire clip holing the bulb in place. Disconnect the headlamp bulb electrical connector.
Step 3 With the use of a mirror locate the spring-clip that holds in the bulb. Once you've loosened the ring, the bulb will fall out of the assembly. You might have to jiggle it around a bit. Push headlight retaining housing retaining clips rectangular metal tabs located above radiator wall and to outside and rear or headlight rearward, then upward to release headlight assembly. Never turn on the headlamps with the bulb removed from the headlamp.
You might want to consider doing both bulbs simultaneously. Make them tight but don't over tighten. I think it's supposed to be an alignment screw, but … it's never really worked for me. Install the headlamp bulb retainer and turn it clockwise to engage the retaining tabs. Turn the bulb counter clock-wise, and pull the bulb straight out.
You might have to jiggle it around a bit. Slide the new lamp onto the plug until it clicks, then put everything back in reverse order. If equipped, install the headlamp bulb protective cover. There is a round access cover that needs to be removed. Contaminants may enter the headlamp where they can settle on the lens and reflector. See that little cutout in the black plastic? Turn the bulb counter clock-wise, and pull the bulb straight out.
The hard part in all this is that you can't see what you're doing. Turn the opposite way you did to take it off. Use of the replacement bulb size information is at your own risk. If necessary, wipe off any dirt or oil from the bulb with rubbing alcohol before completing installation. Ã¨ Be sure the headlamp assembly is positioned correctly with the alignment pins inserted into the proper holes and onto the ribs of the reinforcement. On the driver side there one bolt on the top and 2 bolts on the left side. I'm looking to do a class action lawsuit agaist the firm but since the government now owns 50% of Saab well I guess I would be suing myself.
They have a small bend that lays flat on the wall behind the headlights. Rotate headlamp bulb retainer counterclockwise and remove. Push the whole light assembly back into place. The bulb is held in place by a spring clip. The Modified Life staff has taken all its Ford Expedition headlight bulb replacement guide, Ford Expedition light bulb size guides, Ford Expedition light bulb replacement guides and cataloged them online for use by our visitors for free.
Always verify all light bulb sizes, bulb voltage usage and bulb wattage before applying any information found here to your 2004 Ford Expedition. I've never owned a car that is so bad. Step 4 Remove the bulb, it's that simple. Remove the headlamp bulb by pulling it straight out with a gentle up-and-down rocking motion. Make sure you get the assembly back in with the weatherstripping fitted properly around the assembly. Saab 9-3 Headlight Replacement Step 1 Remove the grille Step 2 Remove the turn signal by removing the screw for the indicator Step 3 Remove the 3 headlight screws, 2 on top one on the side Step 4 Remove the plug from the headlamp you may have to remove the headlamp slightly to get at the connector Step 5 Reinstall in reverse order. Do not touch the glass bulb with your fingers.
On the passenger side there one bolt on the top and 2 bolts on the right side. If you need pix, click on the link below for a link to the write up. If you need pix, click on the link below for a link to the write up. Make sure that you don't leave any tools, screws, etc. Turn the lights on and check the bulb operation. Avoid touching the glass envelope.