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A transient high tension occurs at the bulb sockets of
High Intensity Discharge (HID) headlights when the
headlight switch is turned ON. It may cause serious
electrical shock or electrocution if not serviced prop-
erly. See your authorized dealer for service.
When HID headlights are turned on, there is a
blue hue to the lights. This diminishes and becomes more
white after approximately 10 seconds, as the system
1. Open the hood.
Removal of the air cleaner filter housing may be
necessary prior to replacing bulbs in the headlight assem-
bly on the driver side of the vehicle.
2. Twist the appropriate bulb and socket assembly
counter-clockwise, and then pull it out of the headlight
3. Pull the bulb out of the socket assembly.
4. Push the replacement bulb into the socket assembly.
5. Reinstall the bulb and socket assembly into the head-
light assembly, and then turn it clockwise.
1 — Low Beam Headlight Bulb
2 — High Beam Headlight Bulb
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