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My altenator died about a month ago and i now have a brand new one in my 1991 ford escort wagon. The altenator dying caused my headlight bulbs to melt into the assembly. Now when i put in new light bulbs i cant screw them on so they fall out of the assembly.


should i replace both headlight assemblys? are they easy enough to put in myself?
 

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yes, if the assembly is melted, then swap out the headlights. They are very easy to swap on a 2nd gen. Shouldn't take more than 20 minutes to do your first time around.
 

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ok. my assembly's are melted. so i will replace them and the bulbs.


what tools should i use?
 

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phillips head and a socket set. Grille comes off by pushing tabs in... turn signals have 2 screws each and then pop out the sides, then the headlights have 4 bolts and 1 nut each.
 

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thank you. you are a big help!!!!. How much would i be looking at spending if i do this myself?
 

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how can i keep the headlights from melting, and stay in the socket until i can replace the assemblys?
 
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