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I looked up online how to do this and got two decent resources - one is a video and one is a text description.

Unfortunately the video does not show what I have in my car. My car has some kind of rubber housing over a large part of the assembly. I could not figure out how to remove the rubber boot. (I did get the electrical connector off the back though)

the text description has no pictures and seems to be either contradictory or is skipping steps.

Any suggestions or a better resource?

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Maybe your owner manual is more specific, I know that mine show how to remove the rubber boot (2 tab to pull). If not, are you able to take a picture and show us? – Gabriel Mongeon Jan 30 '12 at 3:26
Thanks - I will look in the owner manual - I will try to get a pic. – Tim Jan 30 '12 at 3:38

First check to see if you can remove the electrical connector - it is easier to do this when the bulb is still in the housing. Sometimes this can be a challenge, as wiring up until '01 wasn't really thick enough gauge so heating sometimes melts the connector a little.

Once the connector is out the way, it is much easier to see how the rubber boot is fixed in - wiggle it to see where the tabs attach, and it can just be pulled out.

Then pop the bulb socket out by turning it anticlockwise and pulling. Change the bulb over and refit.

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I did get the electric connector off. I will try again to work the rubber boot off. thanks – Tim Jan 30 '12 at 16:11

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