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Old 05-19-2008, 04:30 PM
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I would like helpin replaceinga head lampfor a 2004 chrysler crossfire?
 
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Old 05-20-2008, 12:50 AM
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I am not familiar with the Crossfire, but I thought I would sympathize. Why do designers make this so complicated?!
 
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Old 05-20-2008, 11:11 AM
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here ya go.looks like your going to have to remove headlight assy itself to get to the clip holding the bulb in.or maybe not.how good are your hands these days!!!this is just like the pac.set
LOW BEAM BULB
[ol][*]Disconnect the negative battery cable.[*]Remove the headlamp unit. (Refer to 8 - ELECTRICAL/LAMPS/LIGHTING - EXTERIOR/HEADLAMP - REMOVAL).



[*]Remove the headlamp bulb access plug.[*]Disconnect the headlamp bulb harness connector (2).[*]Disengage the bulb retaining clip (1) and remove the bulb from the headlamp unit.[/ol]up.
 
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Old 05-22-2008, 07:29 PM
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Great pic Moe!
It's just like my Sebring, and it is a pain to get to. Mostly because you can't get visual access. If you can get your fingers in there and press the top of that clip toward the front, then to the side, getting the clip to come loose isn't too bad, but getting it back into it's little hook can be. It is a pretty stiff spring.

I don't have to remove the lens and housing, but I do have to loosen it and move it forward.
 
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Old 05-22-2008, 09:50 PM
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Moe, your link to the removal of the light directs to a DealerConnect screen, password required.

Would the info be in the users manual of the car?

Ihate it when the manufacturers state that the "Lamps on this vehicle must be changed by a professional mechanic"....... drives me nuts.... Maybe HID lights due to the high voltage issue, but that's it!!!!! Just had to vent!
 
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Old 05-23-2008, 12:01 AM
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Hi everyone!

Thanks for the information moe. Now, you gave me idea about replacing the headlamp. I also read some car tips and car care at Autopartswarehouse to be able to get additional idea about cars and auto parts.
 
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Old 05-31-2008, 04:55 PM
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in order to actually get the headlamp assembly out of the vehicle you need to remove the front wheel well shrouds. There are ten mm bolts holding the assemblies in from the bottom. if your just replacing bulbs I find it to be easier to use a pair of 90 degree needle nose to get the clip off. moving the intake hoses helps a lot also.

 
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