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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 07-14-2014, 08:24 PM Thread Starter
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How do I remove a 2011 regal front headlight

I'm having trouble removing my headlights if anyone knows please help

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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 09-16-2014, 10:21 PM
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I just did that. It's ridiculous. The engineer who designed the front end so you have to remove the front bumper cover to remove the headlight ought be be made to come to your house at his own expense & change it for you. (among other things) I found a video on youtube that generally showed how. Sorry I don't have the link. You'll have to search. you basically have to remove the wheel, go in through the wheel opening, remove the inner fender liner, pull out the bumper cover at the side, after removing all the screws you can find & pry it out a ways to access the back of the light & the screws that hold it in. Royal pain in the butt. Have fun!
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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 09-18-2014, 03:32 PM
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Kinda funny to hear about having to remove the bumper since the 2009 Malibu I traded in for my 2014 Regal also had the same issue.
Good thing after 5 years I never had to change or have to pay to change my headlights.
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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old 01-01-2015, 03:14 PM
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It is common practice on new car designs to have to remove the bumper to access the lower attachment bolts for the headlights.

If you are trying to replace a cracked headlight let me know I need a round dust shield (the thing that protects the d1s h.i.d. bulb). I just purchased a gs that's missing one, it can't be a coincidence that the bulb is burned out it's obviously a crucial part to keep out water.
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post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-19-2015, 10:29 PM
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Do you mean the whole unit or replacing bulbs? I have the standard halogen headlights and replacing the bulbs on my 2012 is very easy.
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post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-26-2015, 11:24 AM
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Sorry, I can not help
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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 10-04-2016, 04:58 PM
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Today I removed my bumper/grill and replaced both ballast with new bulbs in less than an hour. A total of 12 T20 Torx screws to remove bumper/grill and 4 screws for each headlamp assembly. I removed both front wheels just for more space to get to the 3 T20s that hold the bumper/grill to the wells. It's not necessary though. The link below was all I needed to pull bumper/grill and holding help to put back in place. Saved me hundreds$$$$$$$$$$$$$$
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