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2007 Volvo XC90 Question: removing connector from low beam headlight bulb

 

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buckleman, 3.2L 6 Cylinder, Woodbridge, NJ, February 15, 2011, 10:10
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have removed the headlight assembly and cover to low beam bulb.
can't separate connector from bulb base.
don't want to damage connection.
is a special tool needed or simple explanation.

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    Samsonite79 from Volvo Service by Popular Mechanix, May 03, 2011, 17:59
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    This requires some wiggling and gentle pulling, that plastic housing will crumble and break off the terminals but you can purchase that piece at the local Volvo dealership for a reasonable price or eBay:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/VOLVO-s60-s40-headlight-BULB-H-7-connector-repair-kit-_W0QQcmdZViewItemQQhashZitem588dcc5753QQitemZ380336101203QQptZMotorsQ5fCarQ5fTruckQ5fPartsQ5fAccessories

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