Car Headlamp Bulb Replacement.

muskrat

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Done !!!

It only cost me £3.40, a gobfull of swearing, 4 square inches of knuckle skin and about a quarter pint of blood. :)
 

rodring

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A major problem with some cars it seems like they got a bulb and built the car round it?
 

The Landlord

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Remember changing one in my Volvo the other year. As you say...lost loads of skin. You need hands like Jeremy Beadle.
 

Dave Spence

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told the garage to do mine (as it was in at the time) £40!!!!!!! :eek::eek:
 

Whisker

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£10 + £2VAT
no swearing, no skin and no blood lost (I do learn from experience... eventually!). Small price to pay in my book.
 

Yuccaman

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I used to have a convertible 05 reg Megane, which you got to the headlight through a flap inside the wheel arch (slightly narrower than an average child's forearm) which you had to get elbow deep in. I swear it was designed by someone with a James Herriot fetish!
 

BTMS

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I got a XC70 and done my head light in two minutes flat. Easy peasy.
Scary same colour same border garden as pervious posts I have the same "11" plate 2.0 diesel auto ex motability. so much room does your dipped beam keep blowing Halfords bulbs
 

Dusty

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Just changed our lasses on her VW Polo and it was very easy. 2 screws to remove the headlamp unit and the bulb comes straight out.
 

Trogg

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I used to have a convertible 05 reg Megane, which you got to the headlight through a flap inside the wheel arch (slightly narrower than an average child's forearm) which you had to get elbow deep in. I swear it was designed by someone with a James Herriot fetish!

pffttt amature..... remove the plastic cover from the top of the headlamp, take out the two 10mm bolts and viola...headlamp pops out :p
 

nejohn

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Easiest was a Merc C class, both sides very easy, flip the cover off the back of the headlight release the spring clip job done 2 minutes.. worst Mazda 6 passenger's side, battery out, air filter box out, windscreen washer bottle out only then could I have enough space to at least get my hand in underneath the battery tray, still managed to take about 3 layers of skin off my knuckles
 
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