REPLACE HEADLIGHT ASSEMBLY - 2012 GL 1800


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REPLACE HEADLIGHT ASSEMBLY - 2012 GL 1800

Postby GARRYT » Thu Feb 04, 2016 7:55 am



Can anyone tell me how difficult it is to change the headlight assembly. Do I have to take the complete front fairing off? Does it show the process if I buy a shop manual? Thanks



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Re: REPLACE HEADLIGHT ASSEMBLY - 2012 GL 1800

Postby WingAdmin » Thu Feb 04, 2016 9:51 am

Yes, the fairing has to come off, and yes the factory service manual shows the steps to do this. I'd highly recommend one for this - it's not a quick and easy task. Also take pictures while you take it apart, in case you forget how things go back together.

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Re: REPLACE HEADLIGHT ASSEMBLY - 2012 GL 1800

Postby MikeB » Fri Feb 05, 2016 3:11 am

Go to this site to get an idea on how to take things apart. It is a very informative site for just about everything on a 2001 to 2005 wing. It won't be the same for your 2012 but it will give you a pretty good idea.

http://www.mufflerbelt.com/1800EPSS/index.htm
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