Jeep CJ 1945-1970 Repair Information

Headlights

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



All Models

See Figures 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6

  1. Remove the one lower attaching screw from the headlight trim ring. Pull out slightly at the bottom and push up to disengage the upper retaining tab.
  2.  
  3. Remove the trim ring.
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  5. Remove the three retaining screws from the retaining ring.
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  7. Pull the headlamp out and disconnect the wire harness.
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When installing the headlamp, the number 2 is placed at the top of the lamp.

  1. Install in reverse order of the removal procedure. Check for proper seating of the lamp in its mounting ring and check for proper alignment.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Exploded view of the headlight, turn signal and side marker light mounting-all models



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Fig. Fig. 2: Unfasten the screws retaining the headlight trim ring ...



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Fig. Fig. 3: ... then remove the ring from the headlight assembly



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Fig. Fig. 4: Unfasten the headlight retaining ring mounting screws ...



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Fig. Fig. 5: ... then, while holding the bulb, remove the retaining ring from the assembly



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Fig. Fig. 6: Pull the bulb out and detach the electrical connector from its backside

 
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