Per the manual, I removed the: webbing between lens and truck frame; three
bolts holding lens assembly to body. The assemble would not come out
freely. I was worried about "forcing" the unit, fearing I might damage it.
I did manage to replace the right (passenger side) bulb by reaching behind
the unit from above. I had purchased a pair of "brighter" bulbs and would
like to replace the left (driver) side bulb. Compared to the old Dak I had
(1988) this is no fun! Do I "pull" harder on the assemble or am I missing
something??? I have a copy of the 2003 truck manual and it implies that
once I remove the three screws that unit will come out. Any help would be
Yes, once all the fasteners are removed, it still takes a little extra
effort to remove the housing assembly.
A note of caution however! If you are using higher wattage bulbs than the
original 9007's, you run the risk of melting the socket and/or wiring to the
headlight. A good, brighter safe bulb to use is the Sylvania Silverstar.
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