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Randall C, ASE Master Tech
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How do I remove headlight assembly on 2008 Kia optima?

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How do I remove headlight assembly on 2008 Kia optima? there's only one screw on top, I removed it yet it still won't budge, ***** *****
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: I'm trying to replace low beam headlight, & other sights say I need to remove headlight assembly to access bulb
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Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Kia
Expert:  Randall C replied 9 months ago.

Hello, the headlight has to be removed, You are missing 2 bolts, Those two are in a bit of a tight spot sometimes. All 3 are removed, then the light is alos clipped on the end so wiggle to remove/unclip it and pull forward to unplug. Here is a link showing the location of the bolts etc