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Walkthrough....How to replace stock OEM D2S Xenon HID bulbs
« on: April 14, 2007, 10:28:33 PM »
hi..

i thought this post may be useful to some people struggling to change their D2S bulbs.

I recommend removing the bumper and headlights to replace the bulbs. it would make it much easier both or you and your fingers  :P

Removal of bumper guide can be found here:
http://www.mazda3forums.com/index.php?topic=41782.0

to start off with... here's how ur HID headlight should be like:


twist the cover anti-clockwise to open it to gain access to the bulb:


this should open access to the bulb:




Then you should be able to twist the igniter socket with you fingers. turn anti clockwise:






Then the bulb's base becomes exposed:


With your thumb, push the clip forward while moving them to the side:




Once both clips have been pushed out, pull it forward to let the bulb loose:




Then simply pull the bulb out:










And simple install in reverse order with the new bulb. its as easy as that...

attached are the notes from the service manual


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Re: Walkthrough....How to replace stock OEM D2S Xenon HID bulbs
« Reply #1 on: April 15, 2007, 12:18:15 AM »
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Re: Walkthrough....How to replace stock OEM D2S Xenon HID bulbs
« Reply #2 on: April 15, 2007, 12:24:57 AM »
Deserves a sticky Neel

Stickied already..  ;)
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Re: Walkthrough....How to replace stock OEM D2S Xenon HID bulbs
« Reply #3 on: October 31, 2008, 11:09:56 AM »
Cheers mate!!!

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« Reply #3 on: October 31, 2008, 11:09:56 AM »