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Volvo s60 t5: I change both headlight bulbs

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How Can I change both headlight bulbs on a Volvo S60 D5 2005. The handbook suggests the light unit can be removed and the bulbs changed easily but I can't see how this can be done
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Volvo
Expert:  Jerry replied 6 years ago.

Hello and welcome to Just answer.com, Super mechanic here. About your vehicle.

Headlamp/bulb, replacing

Note! The illustrations in this service information are used for different model years and/or models. Some variation may occur. However, the essential information in the illustrations is always correct.

Preparatory work


Ignition off.
Set the switch for external lighting to zero.
Detach the casing for the bumper on the relevant side.
Remove the 4 screws from the bumper guide.

Caution! Carefully tension the casing and the guide for the bumper when working with headlamps.

Removal

Removing the headlamp



Removing the bumper casing DOWNLOAD

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Caution! Position a guard over the casing when removing the headlamp.

Remove:
  • the 4 screws for the headlamp
  • the connectors
  • the headlamp.
Location of components




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  1. Turn signal lamps
  2. Parking lamps, applies to vehicles equipped with Bi Xenon lamps
  3. Parking lamps, applies to vehicles equipped with halogen lamps
  4. Dipped beam
  5. Main beam
  6. Sidemarker lamps front.

Installation

Installing the headlamp

Note! Carefully tension the casing and the guide for the bumper when working with headlamps.

Install:

  • the connectors
  • the headlamp
  • the 4 x screws
  • the bumper guide
  • the 4 x screws
  • the casing for the bumper on the relevant side.









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Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Not sure about removing the bumper! Is this as easy to replace as it is to remove?
Expert:  Jerry replied 6 years ago.
It's hard to determine the level of difficulty.



Labor Skill
Level
Mfg.
Warranty
Standard
Headlamp
Align
Two C 0.0 0.4
Replace
Composite Assembly
One Side B 0.9 1.3
Both Sides B 1.5 2.4