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#1 Old 08-06-2009, 08:37 PM
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How do I change headlight bulbs?

So I need to replace my headlight bulbs and the manual says take it to the dealership. That is not feasible for me.
The engine bay is uber tight and I dont have baby hands.
So is there a how to available?


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if you can't get your hands behind the headlights, (like I can't) you can apparently stick your hands up behind the splash shield, or take off the bumper. (this isn't as bad as it sounds, trust me)

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Easiest way is probably to peel back the wheelwell. One screw and 2 bolts, peel it back, and wala, there are the bulbs.



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I've done it by taking off the bumper, but I was also able to change them out by moving the three bottles on the passenger side out of the way. There is just a couple of bolts to loosen and then you can move the washer fluid bottle out of the way. This leaves you with more room than you have on the driver side, which is plenty for changing bulbs.
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since this issue has been talked about many many times before, I figured I would reference one of the old threads.....

http://www.caliberforums.com/forums/...ghlight=washer

...post #11

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I was able to do it from the engine bay.....but yeah....i have small hands...

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since this issue has been talked about many many times before, I figured I would reference one of the old threads.....

http://www.caliberforums.com/forums/...ghlight=washer

...post #11
Thanks, I tried searching but the results were not good.
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I don't have small hands and I was able to do it. I'm used to fitting my hands in to tight places though from being a wrench turner.

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I don't have small hands and I was able to do it. I'm used to fitting my hands in to tight places though from being a wrench turner.
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