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2010 MAZDA 3: HID..front headlamp assemblies removed..front bumper

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RE: 2010 MAZDA 3 iSPORT, NO HID HEADLIGHTS.

How are the front headlamp assemblies removed from the vehicle?
Does the front bumper have to be removed first?

Thank you.
Yes the front bumper needs to be removed to replace the headlight assemblies .heres how.

FRONT BUMPER REMOVAL/INSTALLATION

1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
2. Remove in the order indicated in the table.
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1

Fastener A

2

Screw A

3

Screw B

4

Screw C

5

Fastener B

6

Front bumper

(See Front Bumper Removal Note.)

(See Front Bumper Installation Note.)


3. Disconnect the front fog light connectors for vehicles with the front fog lights.
4. Install in the reverse order of removal.
5. Adjust the front fog light aiming for vehicles with the front fog lights. (See FRONT FOG LIGHT AIMING.)

Front Bumper Removal Note

1. Pull the front bumper ends (wheel arch) outward to detach from the bumper slider.

CAUTION:

When detaching the front bumper from the bumper slider, the front bumper could fall and be damaged. Secure the front bumper so that it does not fall.

 

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2. Push the tabs in the direction of the arrow.
3. Remove the front bumper from the body.
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