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Replacing headlight bulb on 2006 chevy cobalt drivers side

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replacing headlight bulb on 2006 chevy cobalt drivers side
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  GM Tech (Cam) replied 8 years ago.

Welcome Paul. here are the instructions to replace the headlight.

Object Number:(NNN) NNN-NNNN Size: MF


Component Name

Headlamp Capsule Replacement


Bolt, Front Headlamp Capsule (Qty: 2)


  1. Remove the inner upper grille fascia push-pin.
  2. Pull the lamp forward until the lamp disengages from the lower bracket.
  3. Push the lower inside corner of the headlamp inboard until the outer lens releases from under the outer fender flange.
  4. Rock the headlamp composite side to side and pull outward.
  5. Disconnect the electrical connector.

10 N·m (89 lb in)


Bulbs, Headlamp

Caution: Refer to Halogen Bulb Caution in the Preface section.

Rotate the bulb/socket counterclockwise to remove from the capsule.