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Do you actually need to take out the whole headlight assembly?

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Do you actually need to take out the whole headlight assembly?
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  vipertech763 replied 9 years ago.

Good morning, The headlamp assembly does have to be removed inorder to replace the bulb. Here is the info directly from the Dodge service manual:

REMOVAL

  1. Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable.
  2. Remove two screws attaching headlamp unit to upper crossmember.
  3. Remove three screws attaching fascia to radiator crossmember and carefully bend fascia forward to allow removal of headlamp unit.
  4. Remove headlamp unit from vehicle.
  5. Disconnect wire connector from back of headlamp.

1 - HEADLAMP UNIT
2 - HEADLAMP CONNECTOR
3 - FRONT TURN SIGNAL CONNECTOR

  1. Rotate retaining ring counterclockwise one quarter turn.
  2. Remove retaining ring from headlamp unit.
  3. Remove bulb from headlamp unit

1 - FENDER3 - HEADLAMP TO FENDER RETAINER
2 - HEADLAMP UNIT 4 - JACKSCREWS

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