Avenger 2008

Exterior Lighting

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Headlights



Removal & Installation
Bulb
Headlamp High Beams

Specific to:

Chrysler Sebring 2008-2009

Dodge Avenger 2008-2009


CAUTION
Do not touch the glass of halogen bulbs with fingers or other possibly oily surface. Reduced bulb life will result.

  1. Disconnect and isolate battery negative cable.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the headlamp bulb electrical connector.
  4.  
  5. Grasp the bulb (1) and twist counterclockwise.

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    Fig. Grasp the bulb (1) and twist counterclockwise

  6.  
  7. Pull headlamp bulb (1) rearward and remove from front lamp unit.
  8.  

To install:

  1. Position the headlamp bulb in the front lamp unit.
  2.  
  3. Grasp the bulb and twist clockwise 1 / 4 turn.
  4.  
  5. Connect the headlamp bulb electrical connector.
  6.  
  7. Connect the battery negative cable.
  8.  

Headlamp Low Beam Driver Side

Specific to:

Chrysler Sebring 2008-2009

Dodge Avenger 2008-2009

  1. Disconnect and isolate battery negative cable.
  2.  
  3. Loosen air intake housing and move aside.
    1. Disconnect the air intake sensor connector.
    2.  
    3. Remove the one retaining bolt.
    4.  
    5. Pull up on air intake housing and move to side.
    6.  

  4.  
  5. Unclip the power distribution center and lay off to the side.
  6.  
  7. Disconnect the headlamp bulb electrical connector.
  8.  
  9. Grasp rear of bulb and twist counterclockwise.
  10.  
  11. Pull headlamp bulb rearward and remove from front lamp unit.
  12.  

To install:

  1. Position the headlamp bulb in the front lamp unit.
  2.  
  3. Grasp rear of bulb and twist clockwise 1 / 4 turn.
  4.  
  5. Connect the headlamp bulb electrical connector.
  6.  
  7. Reposition the power distribution center and clip into bracket.
    1. Reposition the air intake housing and move to side.
    2.  
    3. Install the one retaining bolt.
    4.  
    5. Connect the air intake sensor connector.
    6.  

  8.  
  9. Loosen air intake housing and move aside.
  10.  
  11. Connect the battery negative cable.
  12.  

Headlamp Low Beam Passenger Side

Specific to:

Chrysler Sebring 2008-2009

Dodge Avenger 2008-2009

  1. Disconnect and isolate battery negative cable.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the headlamp bulb electrical connector.
  4.  
  5. Grasp rear of bulb and twist counterclockwise.
  6.  
  7. Pull headlamp bulb rearward and remove from front lamp unit.
  8.  

To install:

  1. Position the headlamp bulb in the front lamp unit.
  2.  
  3. Grasp the bulb and twist clockwise 1/4 turn.
  4.  
  5. Connect the headlamp bulb electrical connector.
  6.  
  7. Connect the battery negative cable.
  8.  

Lamp Unit
  1. Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable.
  2.  
  3. Loosen the fascia on the side that you are working on.
  4.  
  5. Remove the lower headlamp assembly fasteners (2) and the lower fascia support bracket (1).

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    Fig. Remove the lower headlamp assembly fasteners (2) and the lower fascia support bracket (1)

  6.  
  7. Remove the lower outboard fastener (6).

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    Fig. Remove the lower outboard fastener (6)

  8.  
  9. Remove the upper fastener closest to the center of the vehicle (3).

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    Fig. Remove the upper fastener closest to the center of the vehicle (3)

  10.  
  11. Remove the upper fastener closest to the fender (4).

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    Fig. Remove the upper fastener closest to the fender (4)

  12.  
  13. Disconnect the front lamp unit electrical connectors (5) and remove the front headlamp assembly.
    NOTE
    If replacing the front lamp unit, the bulbs must be transferred to the new unit.



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    Fig. Disconnect the front lamp unit electrical connectors (5) and remove the front headlamp assembly

  14.  

To install:

  1. Connect the front lamp unit electrical connectors.
  2.  
  3. Position the front lamp unit into the fender/fascia pocket in vehicle.
  4.  
  5. Install the upper fastener closest to the center of the vehicle.
  6.  
  7. Install the upper fastener closest to the fender.
  8.  
  9. Install the lower fascia support bracket and the lower front lamp assembly fasteners.
  10.  
  11. Install the lower outboard fastener.
  12.  
  13. Reattach the fascia on the side that you are working on.
  14.  
  15. Connect the battery negative cable.
  16.  

Tail Lights



Removal & Installation
  1. Disconnect and isolate battery negative cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the tail lamp unit.

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    Fig. Exploded view of Avenger taillight components

    1. Open decklid and pull back trunk carpeting.
    2.  
    3. Remove three wing-nuts (1) attaching tail lamp (4).
    4.  
    5. Pull tail lamp unit (4) rearward, unsnapping it from the clips.
    6.  
    7. Disconnect wire connectors (2) from back of tail lamp (4).
    8.  
    9. Remove tail lamp unit (4) from vehicle.
    10.  

  4.  
  5. Rotate socket counterclockwise 1 / 4 turn.
  6.  
  7. Pull socket from back of lamp (4).
  8.  
  9. Pull bulb from socket.
  10.  

To install:

  1. Push bulb into socket.
  2.  
  3. Push socket into back of lamp (4).
  4.  
  5. Rotate socket clockwise 1 / 4 turn.
  6.  
  7. Install the tail lamp unit.
  8.  
  9. Connect battery negative cable.
  10.  

 
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