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How to Change Your Headlight - AutoZone How to Videos

Hey get a headlight bulb out or you just wanna sing better at night Sylvania AutoZone got you covered check it out all of your headlight bulbs are going to be in one convenient location ours happens to be I'll to when you're shopping for balls check with your auto's owner at the front counter make sure the balls are getting harder to fit your vehicle or you go to AutoZone dot com or follow the AutoZone act when you're looking for a ball joint to think about throw distance or how far you can see down the road and one of the most important aspects for seeing better at night is looking ahead being able to see twists and turns or obstacles in the road seeing farther gives you the chance to react more quickly in the car you also want to think about color temperature a warmer white it's kinda like this what cooler white looks more like this now cooler white is going to give you greater contrast and clarity especially on reflective surfaces like road markings a road lines is the difference between I can see an object in the road up there or I can see a deer in the middle my lane up ahead then of course you want to think about bald life for how long about blacks reserving your basics are the longest lasting bombs on the shelf and %HESITATION closely match what came in your vehicle from the factory these extra vision bulbs are rated for more down road vision so a longer throat is look at the brighter center in this comparison the Sylvania Silver Star balls %HESITATION more down road vision with the cooler whiter light color you can really see the color difference here the Silver Star ultra is the same Silver Star white light and the far this down road feel division of any serving involved this comparison makes the power obvious no one last fall I want to look at is the Z. 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ID or LED system with no conversion kit and no worries about the valves being street legal I don't want a vehicle like this your low beam is always going to be the outside your high beam is always going to be on the inside this headlight is held in place with two thumb screws back them out you can lay the headlight assembly onto the facial not when you're removing the plug for the ball a pocket screwdriver helps to release the clip is can be stiff sometimes especially if it's an older vehicle here we go to remove the ball simply grab turning counterclockwise in the tabs lineup you can pull it straight out in the two part numbers nine double five nine double six the higher number is the low beat if you forget that you're autos owner will help you figure out which is which at a certain bald one of the tabs but a quarter turn clockwise gets it done and the plug goes into your click and you're done I like to do these one at a time so I don't get confused as to whether replacing hi low bi in the pockets %HESITATION driver helps released a tab quarter turn counterclockwise and now we do a high beam which is the lower number one of the tabs twisted in crystal clicks and that's about it we balls and salt turn the headlights on cycle through the high low beam just give a check on some vehicles it's just harder to get to the bulbs I could see a bulb socket down here but is the turn signal the headlight itself is out here and shares the same ball for high and low B. so you gotta get added from the wheel arch in here pull the panel off to do that you're gonna need a seven millimeters socket and a price tool to flood the push that push bands and the faster the way we can kill this back try get up here to the ball is a cap overtop the headlight than %HESITATION ring seal in the same way the ball comes off quarter turn counterclockwise here's the bald we've got very little leads we want to release the clip and gently good old out the new ball goes in the same way the old one came out we're gonna connected first and twisted in we want to make sure your reinstall the sealed that way no more she will get inside the headlight housing and give you condensation on this four tabs on this seal and what you do is just kind of feel your way through line up the tabs and give it a twist clockwise a little patience here because things are a little bit difficult to find a location while you're doing your figured out there it is okay with the liner back in place we've got three metal faster seven millimeter and some push pins now speaking of the push pins don't make the mistake of assembling them and then try and put them in a location which you want to do is put the base in first and then follow with the pen part then compress because with a fully assembled you'll never get it installed is the base Hammond the band make sure the fender liners completely reinstalled with all the push pins and fasteners and good idea to check your life we do new dry now this vehicle we're gonna use the Z. exceed xenon fuel balls and on the passenger side we've got good access to both the high and low beam so it's very simple just reach back quarter turn out the Balkans out she convinced the tabs book comes out xenon field goes back when she got the tabs aligned quarter turn locks into place this is easy the other side different story with the driver's side will get near box in the way I can get to the inside ball but the outside ball which is the low beam we just can't get to it on your vehicle it might be a battery it might be a coolant reservoir with our sincere box just remove it get it out of the White with the airbox remit of that great access to the back of both balls so the cap comes off quarter turn counter clockwise involved come straight out hinged release tabs in plugin Z. X. C. Bob find the same orientation you can feel when it seats quarter turn back in and make sure you put your caps on these are important for ceiling moisture and debris out of the headlight housing really helps with a long life for your bulbs and housings if you're missing some check with your local AutoZone see if they can find replacements the airbox back in place and everything assembled turn the headlights on fishermen works before we do any driving well that's it these walls fit over ninety percent of the vehicles on the road giving you great options for safety and style using one of the techniques that we've just shown you FOR reinstalling the bombs you can do this yourself just remember to replace both balls at one time that we that even lighting on both sides Stephen is a