Date: Sat, 19 Jun 2004 13:53:26 GMT
From: Steven Stern <>
Subject: Re: Replacing headlight lamp in 2000 9-5

On Fri, 18 Jun 2004 15:53:22 GMT (more or less), "bj" <> wrote: >Idiot do you replace a burnt out headlight lamp in this car? > Look at the back of the headlight assemblies. On each, there are two round plastic covers, like the tops of jars. Unscrew (about 1/2 turn) the one behind the burnt out bulb. Pull the wiring clip off the bulb. It's just a friction fit, so pull it straight back. The bulb itself is held in by a metal clip. Look closely and you'll see it fits into a notch on the bulb holder. Press in on the clip and push it to the side. The bulb is now loose. Reverse the process to install the new bulb. Be careful not to toch the quartz part with your fingers or you'll shorten the life of the bulb.

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