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      11-16-2012, 09:07 AM   #1
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Trouble Removing Angel Eye Bulb

As the title states, I cannot figure out how to twist the passenger's side angel eye bulb counterclockwise (I'm trying to replace it with HPB LED upgrade). I have big hands which doesn't help... anyone have any tricks?
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      11-16-2012, 11:36 AM   #2
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A friend with smaller hands or a long needle nose pliers with bent end.

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Try to loosen the wiring that's in the way (brown ground wire & male to female wire) so you get more room.
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Quote:
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Try to loosen the wiring that's in the way (brown ground wire & male to female wire) so you get more room.
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Then hire a kid with small hands to give you a "hand" You sure you are rotating counter clockwise as you look at the light from behind?
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I had the same problem, held the bulb like I was smoking a cigarette with index and middle finger, that finally worked for me after much frustration...stick with it
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