How do I change a headlight in a 2003 Honda Civic?

I was coming home from work last night and noticed my headlight was out. What’s the easiest way to change the headlight bulb on a 2003 Honda Civic?

Answer
Driving in the dark is terrible! Plus, you’re putting yourself at risk for a citation.
Fortunately, you can change the headlight in a 2003 Honda Civic rather easily. Here’s what to do:
  • Purchase a bulb from a local auto parts store. Ask the clerk if you aren’t sure which bulb you need.
  • After you get the bulb, open the hood of your car.
  • On each side of the engine compartment, locate the headlight housing.
  • Grab the housing of the bulb and turn it counterclockwise to extricate the bulb.
  • Pop the old bulb out.
  • Pop the new bulb in.
  • Insert the wiring harness and bulb into the housing compartment and turn it clockwise to lock it into place.
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Eric Schad
Answered on Dec 17, 2021
Eric Schad has been a freelance writer for nearly a decade, as well as an SEO specialist and editor for the past five years. Before getting behind the keyboard, he worked in the finance and music industries (the perfect combo). With a wide array of professional and personal experiences, he’s developed a knack for tone and branding across many different verticals. Away from the computer, Schad is a blues guitar shredder, crazed sports fan, and always down for a spontaneous trip anywhere around the globe.
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