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post #1 of 14 (permalink) Old 04-10-2010, 02:42 AM Thread Starter
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Help Re-installing Headlights

so when I went to re-install my headlights I cant seem to get them to sit right(theyre to high and stick out). I can't get the little tab on the bottom of the headlight in. anyone got any tips?
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My suggestion...just keep messing with them and jiggle them around till you get them to fall into the tabs. Thats why I do and it always seems to work for me.




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three of us were trying that with no luck unfortunately
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I have noticed it helps to put the side towards the grille in first then angle the outside edge in and push down and the same time to help get them in the tabs. also did you pull out the push pin things above the grille? that helps. it's tricky but once you figure out a method it's no problem at all
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I always find it easiest to angle the interior side of the headlight inward and then push the outer side in last to get it to swing into the tab locations.


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^^ yep exactly what I was saying. that works best
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thats what I was trying but I couldn't seem to get it... I guess ill keep fiddling with it
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I'll be doing this tomorrow, so I'll let you know how it goes for me...

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i had this problem for a bit but i found out my light wires werent fitting in correctly and so i had to move them, so could help lol

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