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How do you fix a 2004 Buick Rainier

How do you replace a headlight for a 2005 Rainier?

This is not extremely so if you aren’t patient, take to the to have this done. here is how you do it.

1) Open up the hood and it.

2) Locate the headlamp support and pull them up about (1) you will feel now that the assembly is loose.

3) Where the says to grab the grill and forward, forget it. Get a small driver and gently pry the grill from the clips, you will to release about 6 of them to get slack to remove the headlamp

4) Unhook the wiring harnesses from the headlamp assembly. are (4) of them. This will you to pull the headlamp assembly out of the

5) Depending on which bulb you are (lo beam or hi beam), remove the cover by slightly twisting it and toward you. It will off and you can see the bulb.

6) Remove the wiring from the bulb, and turn the 90 degrees and it will come be careful not to drop it.

7) Insert the new and be sure it is locked in tightly. Be not to leave fingerprints on the bulb.

8) everything in the reverse order. luck. The Buick manual is and they should be ashamed of the they wrote for changing the

Steve Stephens, owner of a Rainier.

Just to add this, you need to remove the entire The Grill does not come off easily..On the 2005 there are 8 4 on top and 4 at the bottom. The 4 on top are easy to see and a screw can release them. The bottom are not really accessible so you need to the grill straight forward, to the ground to release it.

If you twist it at all, the cheap clips will break ( hand experience. – It was cold today so perhaps had something to do with it! ) Perhaps a bit of or something sprayed into the will make the clips easier. After gluing the back together I added a bit of grease to the clips and they right in..Not sure if it make a difference next Buick, why not just add 6 or 8 screws on parts that you know be removed from time to

Steve 2005 Buick Owner

How do you replace the headlight on a 2004 Buick Rainier?

To the High beam (inboard or the Low beam (Outboard lamp)

1) the replacement lamp

2) Obtain a of vinyl or latex gloves are to keep your fingers directly touching the glass of the which will cause it to prematurely).

3) The Rainer owners also has a section on this, its not too but worth a read if the owners is handy in your glove

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4) Open the hood.

5) Pull the grill out (Yes, the grill

) You can do with your bare just pull straight out at the of each fastening clip (no to compress any tabs or anything as you on some electrical connectors).

6) The are two metal tabs holding the headlight assembly into the compartment, pull each of straight up with your This will release the assembly and you will be able to straight away from the You only need to pull it out six or so, if you want to pull it out further or it all the way out you will need to disconnect the connecting to the assembly.

7) On the back of the light assembly, you might wires coming from the compartment to enter the rear of the directly in the rear center of the or low beam lamp. This is I was initially confused. The entire assembly has internal wiring to it and the for the low and high beams feed the housing at a different location, not to you don’t need to mess those wires.

There are two plastic or rubber on the back of the assembly (One opposite the low beam lamp and one the high beam lamp you can see when standing in front of the The covers are round black and 3 or so in diameter and about 12 deep, you can pry these covers off with a flat blade screw and you will see the lamp inside the just unclip the wiring and pop in your new lamp. I’d the new lamp now.

8) You pretty much put things in the reverse order that you them apart.

9) Put the covers hid the lamp back on and replace the assembly into the engine (Connect any external wires if you them.)

10) Secure the assembly the two large locking tabs.

11) you put the grill back, make you line up all the plastic tabs at before pushing it to snap it in.

12) Now go grab a cold one !

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