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If it's anything like my 2000, it's pretty simple.
Unscrew one screw holding the headlight assembly in place. Pull up the
two straps that hold the back in place. The whole assembly will come out.
You can unplug the connector if you want to work away from the car.
Unscrew the holder/water seal over the bulb. I think the bulb itself
also twists a bit before you can pull it out. It's a standard halogen
capsule bulb. Most any place that sells headlight bulbs should have a
reference chart if you don't have the owners manual.
To replace, just reverse everything. If you are careful, no re-alignment
should be needed.
While you are at it, you may also want to replace the turn signal bulb.
On mine, the amber coating is flaking off.
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