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Searched the whole forum without success. Something fell off another vehicle and shattered the passenger side headlight on my wife's '06 JC. Bought the replacement from Jeep @ $237 :)eek:). Thought I could be a hero and save some money by replacing it myself only to realize that I have to take the engine apart to get it out. Not really, but on the serious side, it seems I have to take a lot of things apart to get it out.

Has anyone done this before? Do I have to take every body panel off to get this out? Ideas, thoughts, suggestions?
 

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Edited to add corrections from below post by Tyomad

To Remove The Headlamp assembly

Top cover:

1.Pull up from holes and slide rearward

Front Grille:

1.Pull 6 plugs across the top and tilt forward to remove

Bumper Cover/Fascia:

1.Pull 4 plugs and remove center screw across top/under grille
2.Cut 3 plastic rivets ahead of front wheel on side of headlight being replaced
3.Remove screw on each side at the corner of fascia into the fender
4. Remove clip (without breaking tongue) that connects fascia to blinker (accessible from behind fender, behind blinker)
5.Remove two screws at the bottom around the center of the fascia
6.Disconnect the fog light
7.Drop side of fascia

Headlamp:

3 screws and 1 pushpin
 

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Thx YB! 95% of what you had was right on for my model. They must have made some changes and I noted the differences below for future users driving an '06 JC. Pictures to follow.

YB Normyl said:
To Remove The Headlamp assembly

Top cover:

1.Pull up from holes and slide rearward

Front Grille:

1.Pull 6 plugs across the top and tilt forward to remove

Bumper Cover/Fascia:

1.Pull 3 plugs across the top/under grille
Tyomad said:
1. Pull 4 plugs and remove center screw across top/under grille
2.Cut 3 plastic rivets ahead of each front wheel
Tyomad said:
2. Cut 3 plastic rivets ahead of front wheel on side of headlight being replaced
3.Remove screw on each side at the corner of fascia into the fender
Tyomad said:
3. Remove clip (without breaking tongue) that connects fascia to blinker (accessible from behind fender, behind blinker)
4.Remove two screws at the bottom around the center of the fascia
5.Disconnect the fog lights and remove fascia

Headlamp:

3 screws and 1 pushpin

You might be able to get away with dropping the one side of the fascia, not sure.
Tyomad said:
One side of fascia will drop without cutting the rivets on both sides (YEAH)
Hope this helps
 

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Jesus! I changed the headlamps on my 2000 WJ when they became hopelessly clouded. Basically, you just wedge your fingers into the gap between the headlight and the fender and tug. It's held in by these little ball-ended plugs. No tools or disassembly required.

I hope nothing ever happens to the XK's headlights.
 

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webjones said:
Jesus! I changed the headlamps on my 2000 WJ when they became hopelessly clouded. Basically, you just wedge your fingers into the gap between the headlight and the fender and tug. It's held in by these little ball-ended plugs. No tools or disassembly required.

I hope nothing ever happens to the XK's headlights.

I know what you mean, I just changed the ones on my WJ, I couldn't believe it was that easy.
 
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