This is why you can't half-ass it by trying to open and close that access door while the assembly is still in the car. You will ruin something or fail to re-seal it properly.Ok,my peanut light went out.went on this forum and found out that u can use the side door.went to my buddys shop with the bulb,he popped the hood took side door off put his hand in and pulled bulb out.put new bulb in,closed side door and said that was hard.took him like 2 minutes.that was 3 years ago,still no pro
Problem.now the messed up part.when he put the trap door back on,he screwed up the foam gasket on the door and first time it rained I got water in head light and shorted out the ballast.so new trap door with foam gasket,Cadillac said it was last one in the country,used ballast off ebay$70,trap door was like $50,new head light bulbs,$70 each from auto zone, my buddys cost.so $260 because of a $2 bulb and my buddy trying to be cocky and be fast.the reason I got 2 headlights is because I thought that was the problem but it was the ballast and I was not gonna replace 1 headlight to new when the other 1 was 5 years old.so the trap door is very possible,just becarful.sorry asked my buddy and he doesn't remember details.
Peanut city light in the headlamp corner can be replaced by removing the fuse box or air box and removing the side access door. Not easy and it's tight but I've done it several times.KingOfLacs said:Thank you thats exactly what I needed to know for sure. The bumper cover has to come off forget about it. ---------- On a side note replaced all interior lights with leds looks really good. All of them were 194 bulbs in case anyone wanted to do this mod took about 30 minutes.
So which way to turn light from tabs without breaking them like the dealer techs do? I had the light OUT and it was such a narrow spot that I was worried about breaking the tabs coming out, and getting my hand in to replace the old.Peanut city light in the headlamp corner can be replaced by removing the fuse box or air box and removing the side access door. Not easy and it's tight but I've done it several times.