Introduction

Headlights are among one of the most important safety devices on a vehicle. They provide you with light to see when it gets dark, as well as be seen by other drivers. This guide is going to demonstrate how to safely and easily replace a headlight bulb on a 2010 Jeep Liberty.

Tools

No tools required.

Parts

Image 1/1: Slide your hands under the unlatched hood to find the second lever. Push this lever to the right and lift the hood.
  • Pop the hood of your vehicle by pulling the lever near the bottom of the driver's side door.

  • Slide your hands under the unlatched hood to find the second lever. Push this lever to the right and lift the hood.

  • Be sure to use the hood prop to keep the hood from falling while you're underneath it.

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Image 1/3: Rotate the base of the bulb counter-clockwise to remove it from the socket. Image 2/3: Remove the bulb from the green base by pulling the two apart. Image 3/3: Remove the bulb from the green base by pulling the two apart.
  • Identify the bulb socket, located behind the headlight.

  • Rotate the base of the bulb counter-clockwise to remove it from the socket.

  • Remove the bulb from the green base by pulling the two apart.

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Image 1/3: Be sure not to touch the glass with your fingers. If you do, wipe the bulb down with a soft cloth and some rubbing alcohol. Oils left behind from your fingers can shorten the life of the bulb. Image 2/3: Rotate clockwise to lock the bulb assembly into the socket. Image 3/3: Rotate clockwise to lock the bulb assembly into the socket.
  • Insert the new bulb into the green base.

  • Be sure not to touch the glass with your fingers. If you do, wipe the bulb down with a soft cloth and some rubbing alcohol. Oils left behind from your fingers can shorten the life of the bulb.

  • Rotate clockwise to lock the bulb assembly into the socket.

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Image 1/1: You will want to check that your headlights are aligned on both sides. Adjust as needed.
  • Turn on headlights to ensure the new bulb is working properly.

  • You will want to check that your headlights are aligned on both sides. Adjust as needed.

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Conclusion

Congratulations! You have a shiny new headlight.

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