replacing light bulbs


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zosia
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replacing light bulbs

Postby zosia » Fri Sep 06, 2013 1:43 pm



Have a 99 GL1500 with a turn light out on the lower part front (not turn signal) and have no idea how to access to replace.



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Re: replacing light bulbs

Postby WingAdmin » Fri Sep 06, 2013 4:07 pm

Everything you need to know: How to replace your cornering light bulbs

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Re: replacing light bulbs

Postby thrasherg » Fri Sep 06, 2013 4:15 pm

I hope its easier than replacing headlight bulbs on the 1800!! :o

Gary

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Re: replacing light bulbs

Postby Sempai » Sat Sep 07, 2013 1:48 pm

HUH?!?!
My buddy brought me his 1800 to change out the headlamp bulbs...I reached in with my hand, removed the rubber booty, removed the plug, released the spring retainer, replaced the bulb, reset the retainer, installed the booty, and plugged the wires back in without any tools and in a matter of minutes....

or so I thought?
Keep the rubber side down.

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Re: replacing light bulbs

Postby thrasherg » Sun Sep 08, 2013 12:51 pm

The low beams can be done like that (Although I have big hands and it was very awkward), but the hi beams are more hassle!!

Gary




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