GM Camaro 1967-1981 Repair Guide

Headlights

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1 through 7

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Fig. Fig. 1: The bezel must be removed before the headlight-1978-81 model shown



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Fig. Fig. 2: When removing the headlight retaining ring, do not mistake the headlight aiming screws for the mounting screws



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Fig. Fig. 3: To replace the headlight, first remove the headlight bezel screws ...



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Fig. Fig. 4: ... and pull the bezel out of the front fender



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Fig. Fig. 5: Next, remove the mounting screws ...



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Fig. Fig. 6: ... then remove the headlight retaining ring



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Fig. Fig. 7: Finally, pull the wiring harness connector off of the tangs and remove the headlight

  1. Unscrew the retaining screws and remove the headlight bezel.
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  3. Remove the headlight bulb retaining screws. These are the screws which hold the retaining ring for the bulb to the front of the car. Do not touch the two headlight aiming screws, at the top and the side of the retaining ring (these screws will have different heads), or the headlight aim will have to be readjusted.
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  5. Pull the bulb and ring forward and separate them. Unplug the electrical connector from the rear of the bulb.
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  7. Plug the new bulb into the electrical connector. Install the bulb into the retaining ring, then install the ring and the bulb. Install the headlight bezel.
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