It is not an easy job. I gave up after 1 hour, breaking few screws...went to the garage and they change in 15 minutes.
I advise them to change both front headlights, but they were so smart and change only the broken one, advising me that the second one can run aditional year.... bla bla. while they were geting out the car from the garage the secon one went off.....
I pay only for one bulb ( i have one mine) and for broken screws.
So my advise go to the garage and change both front headlights.
It's not a difficult job, took me about 10 mins, and I'm no mechanic. The screws you broke would have been the push rivets holding the plastic radiator cover on. I broke a few of them, they are annoying little buggers. Haven't replaced those yet, still have to buy some new ones, but you dont need all of them in place to hold the cover securely. Mind you at least I didn't force a screw in like the previous person who took off my cover did (muppet).
removing plastic cover over the radiator was easyest part .I stuck with the palstick holders over the body.
it was not explained in the manual how to remove them , I tried on several ways and finally I gave up...
Read this post and I am having a problem with the lights. Managed to remove the grill cover and the 3 bolts holding the headlight, however the light will not come out. It will move about an inch forward then it stops and will not move any further forward, seems to be catching on something. Both sides the same, any ideas???
Mine is goone too. After 7 months.I will try replacement by my self again.
Is there a link for full instruction for replacement ( user guide say nothing)?
Any recomendation about the manufacturer of headlight?
I have OSRAM long life, but also we have some stupid law that we have to drive with headlights all the time. So the guys from garage says that although I have long life bulb, because of "day light" the working hours are done within 7 months. What a bullsheet.
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