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Old 06-05-2005, 07:02 PM   #1 (permalink)
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ok, i give up. a rock broke my driver's side headlight.
can somebody help me out and tell me how to remove the headlight. does the painted front trim have to come off, and if so how. i can't see any hidden clips and i know i shouldn't have to force it this much!
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Old 06-07-2005, 02:22 PM   #2 (permalink)
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The whole grille and trim piece on the bottom come off in one piece. There is one screw holding the grilles from the top (pop the hood for that), and two screws going diagonally into the edges of the trim (behind it)... I really don't remember where the clips are though (I believe from the top of the trim).
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