Ford Mustang (1999-2004) Service Manual: Bulb - Headlamp

Removal

WARNING: The halogen bulb contains gas under pressure. The bulb may shatter if the glass envelope is scratched or if the bulb is dropped. Handle the bulb only by its base. Grasp the bulb only by its base. Avoid touching the glass envelope.

NOTE: The headlamp bulb should not be removed from the headlamp until just before a replacement bulb is installed. Removing the bulb for an extended period of time may effect headlamp bulb performance. Contaminants may enter the headlamp where they can settle on the lens and reflector.

Never turn on the headlamps with the bulb removed.

1. Remove the headlamp assembly. For additional information, refer to Lamp Assembly- Headlamp .

2. Rotate the headlamp bulb retainer counterclockwise.

Bulb - Headlamp

3. Remove the headlamp bulb and retainer.

  • Grasp the headlamp bulb by its base and remove the bulb.

Bulb - Headlamp

Installation

1. WARNING: The halogen bulb contains gas under pressure. The bulb may shatter if the glass envelope is scratched or if the bulb is dropped. Handle the bulb only by its base. Grasp the bulb only by its base. Avoid touching the glass envelope.

To install, reverse the removal procedure.

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