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Step-by-step procedure on how to replace the headlight assembly on a 2013-2018 Mazda 3rd Gen.

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What you will need

Procedure

  1. Remove the front bumper.
  2. Remove the three 10mm bolts on the headlight assembly. Use a 10mm socket wrench and twist it counterclockwise to loosen the bolts.The bolts holding the headlight assembly.

     

  3. Remove the two push clips on the headlight assembly. Use a fastener removal tool to remove the clips.The push clips on the headlight assembly.

     

  4. Disconnect the electrical connector below the headlight assembly. Press on the connector and pull it out to remove it.Pulling the electrical connector of the headlight assembly.

     

  5. Pull the headlight assembly out of the vehicle.Pulling the headlight assembly out of the vehicle.

     

    Removing the headlight assembly of the Mazda 3.
  6. Get the replacement headlight assembly and line it up to the vehicle.Installing the new headlight assembly.

     

  7. Reinstall the three 10mm bolts. Tighten the bolts by twisting them clockwise.Reinstalling the 10mm bolts holding the headlight assembly.

     

  8. Reconnect the electrical connector by pushing it back to the connection port.Reconnecting the electrical connector of the headlight assembly.

     

  9. Reinstall the two push clips by simply pushing them into its ports.Reinstalling the push clips of the headlight assembly.

     

    Reinstalling the push clips of the headlight assembly.
  10. Reinstall the front bumper.
Replace Headlight Assembly Mazda 3 2013-2018 Step-by-step procedure on how to replace the headlight assembly on a 2013-2018 Mazda 3rd Gen.