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How do I remove and replace the passenger side front lamp cover?
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Hello ericmacarthur

If you mean the headlight unit then there's a hinged wire clip which holds an access cover on the rear of the unit.

Which lamp are you wanting to get at?
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You can see the silver wire in this picture.

The 2 tabs on the lower edge of the cover fit into a groove and the sliver wire lock the top half in place.

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sorry, didn't mean access cover, meant front cover the light shines through
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ericmacarthur wrote:sorry, didn't mean access cover, meant front cover the light shines through
They can't be removed.

If you have a problem that requires the clear cover to be removed, you will need a new headlight unit (available from here).
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So I may need a whole new headlamp unit, but the problem is water in the unit, permanent moisture on the "glass", how much it affects the light I'm not sure (it passed it's MOT a few months ago but I think it 's got worse since then). Will I need a new unit or is there another way of getting the moisture out, I also don't know how it got in there in the first place! Anyone else had this problem?
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