AMC Coupes/Sedans/Wagons 1975-1988 Repair Information

Headlights

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See Figures 1, 2, 3 and 4

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Fig. Fig. 1: To remove the headlight, unfasten the headlight trim cover screws and remove the cover



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Fig. Fig. 2: Loosen but do not remove the headlight retainer ring screws ...



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Fig. Fig. 3: Turn the retaining ring so that the head of the screws can fit through the slots and remove the ring



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Fig. Fig. 4: Slide the headlight forward and disengage the wiring and remove it from the vehicle

REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Remove the headlight cover (surrounding trim panel).
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The screws directly above and to one side of the headlight are for adjusting the vertical and horizontal headlight aim. Don't confuse these with the headlight cover retaining screws.

  1. Loosen the screws holding the headlight retainer ring in place.
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  3. Rotate the retainer ring to disengage the ring from the screws. Remove the ring.
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  5. Pull the headlight out and pull the wire plug off the back.
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There are currently only 3 types of headlights commonly in use on U.S. cars:

  1. Four lamp system high beam.
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  3. Four lamp system combined high and low bea