Introduction

With this step by step repair guide, you will be able to replace a fog light for a 2005 Jeep Liberty.

Tools

Parts

Open the hood to access the radiator grill tabs.
  • Open the hood to access the radiator grill tabs.

  • Pull up on the first tab and repeat for the remaining four tabs.

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Tilt the radiator grill cover forward and lift up and out to remove.
  • Tilt the radiator grill cover forward and lift up and out to remove.

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  • Using an allen wrench, turn the tension screw counter-clockwise to loosen the light housing.

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  • Lift up on the tension screw to release the light housing.

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  • Using a flat-head screwdriver, pull the tab outward to remove the light housing.

  • Repeat the procedure for the right side of the light housing.

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  • Pull the light housing toward you.

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  • Remove the wiring harness from the light socket by lifting up on the tab with a flat-head screwdriver.

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  • Remove the light socket from the light housing by turning counter-clockwise.

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  • Remove the light socket from the light housing and replace.

  • The light socket part number is 9145 and can be purchased at any auto parts store.

  • Install the new light socket back into the light housing by turning clockwise.

  • Plug the wiring harness back in the light socket.

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Conclusion

Test the replacement light socket by turning the lights on. If working, reinstall the light housing and radiator grill cover.

CHARLES CATLEDGE

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