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Introduction

Use this guide to replace a head light in your '98-'02 Honda Accord.

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  1. Pull on the hood release lever just inside the passenger door to pop the hood. Locate the hood release latch under the hood. Use one hand to press up on the latch while you lift the hood. Insert the hood prop rod into the hole in the hood marked with an arrow.
    • Pull on the hood release lever just inside the passenger door to pop the hood.

    • Locate the hood release latch under the hood. Use one hand to press up on the latch while you lift the hood.

    • Insert the hood prop rod into the hole in the hood marked with an arrow.

  2. Locate the head light bulbs and connectors directly behind the headlights and on either side of the engine bay. Detach the head light connectors by pushing on the lever on the top of the connector and pulling it straight down.
    • Locate the head light bulbs and connectors directly behind the headlights and on either side of the engine bay.

    • Detach the head light connectors by pushing on the lever on the top of the connector and pulling it straight down.

    • If needed, you can disconnect the air intake (next to the battery) to get some extra wiggle room in order to detach the head light connector on the passenger side. If you remove the air intake, be sure to plug both sides with a clean, lint-free cloth so that nothing gets inside while you work.

  3. Turn the head light bulb counterclockwise and pull it straight back to remove it. Turn the head light bulb counterclockwise and pull it straight back to remove it.
    • Turn the head light bulb counterclockwise and pull it straight back to remove it.

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