2007 Chevrolet Equinox Replace Headlight Bulbs

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Keeping your 2007 Chevrolet Equinox in peak condition is important for your safety as well as prolonging the life of your vehicle. If you've noticed a burnt-out headlight bulb, it's important to change it immediately. Although some repair jobs should be left to the professionals, replacing a headlight bulb is something you can do yourself.

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Replacement headlight bulb

[edit] Replace Headlight Bulbs

  • Open the hood.
  • Pry up the eight push-in retainers located along the top of the front grill.
  • Pull the front grill forward to access the headlight assembly.
  • Unscrew the three bolts on top of the assembly with a socket wrench.
  • Unclip the fastener holding the grill to the assembly.
  • Pull the assembly up and out of your Equinox.
  • Push the clip on the electrical connector that is attached to the old bulb and pull it off.
  • Twist the bulb retaining ring counterclockwise to remove it.
  • Pull out the old bulb.
  • Line up the notches of the replacement bulb with the notches in the assembly and push it in.
  • Replace the bulb retaining ring and twist it clockwise.
  • Reconnect the electrical connector.
  • Reinstall the entire headlight assembly by reversing steps 2 through 6.

[edit] Tips & Warnings

  • Be careful when handling the halogen bulbs for your headlights. They contain pressurized gas and can burst if you drop or scratch the bulb.
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