Step 2: Using the Phillips screwdriver, remove the clips that secure the radiator cover in place. Remove the cover.
Step 3: Twist the parking light sockets and pull the bulbs from the assembly.
Step 4: Loosen and remove four 10mm bolts that hold the grille in place. Remove the grille once completed.
Step 5: Loosen and remove the three 10mm bolts that line the top of the headlight assembly.
Step 6: Loosen the final 10mm bolt beneath the assembly.
This bolt is only reached from underneath the vehicle. You may need to jack the car up to reach it.
Step 7: You can now pull the headlight from the vehicle.
Step 8: Disconnect the headlight's wiring harness.
NOTE: If you ordered your replacement headlight from Go-Parts, it likely includes new bulbs, as most of our models do. This saves you an installation step! However, if your particular model does not, simply transfer the bulbs and sockets to the new assembly. This process takes just a few moments!
Step 9: Connect the wiring harness to the new headlight assembly.
Step 10: Secure the headlight by tightening the four 10mm mounting bolts.
Step 11: Reattach the grille by tightening the 10mm retaining bolts.
Step 12: Insert the parking light bulbs into the light casing, and turn them clockwise to secure them in place.
Step 13: Re-engage the clips that hold the radiator cover in place.
While we are more than happy to create these installation guides for your benefit, we cannot maintain any liability regarding the part, or the driving experience, once the part has been replaced/installed. We always guarantee the quality of the parts we provide, but the installation liability rests solely on the installer.
And, though we are always here to answer your questions, please note that our technicians created these guides for your convenience, and cannot provide assistance beyond this guide.
These Part Change / Installation Instructions Apply to
04 2004, 03 2003 Ford Focus Headlight Replacement Instructions