Step 1: Remove the plastic protective panel over the radiator by disengaging the mounting clips. Once they are disengaged, you can remove the panel.
Use the flathead screwdriver to remove the clips.
Step 2: Loosen and remove the two 13mm mounting bolts that hold the headlight assembly in place.
Step 3: You can now lift the light from the vehicle.
Step 4: Disconnect the wiring harness attached to the back of the headlight assembly.
Step 5: Connect the wiring harness to the back of the new headlight assembly and move it into place.
Step 6: Secure the headlight assembly's position by tightening the two 13mm mounting bolts.
NOTE: Be sure to use the spacers that were in place before you remove the bolts in the first place - they protect your assembly!
Step 7: Reattach the plastic radiator cover.
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These Part Change / Installation Instructions Apply to
02 2002, 01 2001, 00 2000, 99 1999, 98 1998, 97 1997, 96 1996, 95 1995 Pontiac Sunfire Headlight Replacement Instructions