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How-to » Body & Interior » Lighting & Electrical » How to Replace a Headlight Bulb
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How to Replace a Headlight Bulb

for the 2005 Ford F-150 XLT 4. Cyl 1.4L change
  • Headlight Bulb
  • Screwdriver
Safety Tip:
Always wear safety glasses when working on your vehicle. Wear other personal protective equipment (PPE) when necessary, for example latex gloves or closed toe shoes.

Open the hood and locate the headlight assembly.
Gain access to headlight bulb. Remove any protective cover.
Disconnect the wiring harness and replace the old headlight bulb with a new one. Handle the new bulb at the base - without touching the glass with bare fingers / skin - use tissue paper to handle. Check the connection for dirt and corrosion. Clean as necessary with electrical spray cleaner.
Reconnect the wiring / connection. Replace any covering removed. Turn on the headlights and check high and low beams to verify repairs.
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