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Введение

Headlights are an integral component to safety on the road for both yourself and other drivers . Knowing how to replace your headlight can save you money, time and maintain your safety in the case that your headlight breaks.

  1. Identify the hood release button within your vehicle. For 2003 models, this button is located underneath the driver's wheel, near the hinge of the door.
    • Identify the hood release button within your vehicle. For 2003 models, this button is located underneath the driver's wheel, near the hinge of the door.

    • Once located, activate the hood release by pressing the button - you should hear a slight click noise as the hood pops up slightly.

  2. Identify the release latch beneath the hood. For the 2003 model this is located directly above the Honda logo that is on the grill.
    • Identify the release latch beneath the hood. For the 2003 model this is located directly above the Honda logo that is on the grill.

    • Once identified, push up on the lever, which will allow you to lift up the hood.

  3. Lift up the hood.
    • Lift up the hood.

    • Identify the hood support rod. For the 2003 model, and most all cars, it will be located directly to the left of the engine compartment.

    • Place the hood support rod into the support rod hole within the hood itself. This will be located just to the left of the center of the hood.

  4. Identify your lightbulb hardware. This can be easily done by looking directly behind the light bulb for a white plastic headlight clip that houses both a wire and piece of hardware that feeds into the headlight housing.
    • Identify your lightbulb hardware. This can be easily done by looking directly behind the light bulb for a white plastic headlight clip that houses both a wire and piece of hardware that feeds into the headlight housing.

  5. Twist these components counterclockwise to unscrew them. Once unscrewed, pull the components backwards out of the headlight housing to gain access to the headlight itself.
    • Twist these components counterclockwise to unscrew them.

    • Once unscrewed, pull the components backwards out of the headlight housing to gain access to the headlight itself.

  6. Remove the lightbulb that needs replacing from the white plastic piece by pressing down on the tab that is located on the bottom of the piece. While pressing down, slide the lightbulb outwards to remove it.
    • Remove the lightbulb that needs replacing from the white plastic piece by pressing down on the tab that is located on the bottom of the piece. While pressing down, slide the lightbulb outwards to remove it.

  7. Take the new bulb and install it in the white plastic clip by pressing down on the release tab and sliding the corresponding part of the bulb inside of it.  When the new bulb is correctly installed, you will feel it lock into place, and the release tab pop up.
    • Take the new bulb and install it in the white plastic clip by pressing down on the release tab and sliding the corresponding part of the bulb inside of it. When the new bulb is correctly installed, you will feel it lock into place, and the release tab pop up.

    • Be careful not to touch the actual bulb of the new headlight. This will leave finger prints, resulting in a bulb that is dimmer and will need replacing sooner.

  8. The bulb is now ready for use and can be placed back into its housing. To do this, carefully slide the new bulb into the housing that the old one was removed from in step five. Once the bulb is completely inserted, twist the bulb clockwise so that it tightens into place.
    • The bulb is now ready for use and can be placed back into its housing. To do this, carefully slide the new bulb into the housing that the old one was removed from in step five.

    • Once the bulb is completely inserted, twist the bulb clockwise so that it tightens into place.

Заключение

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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