I have gotten part way in replacing the HID bulb on my LEXUS ES350. I have removed the plastic cover by twisting it off. Then there is the metal cover, but there are three tabs on the outside of the metal case that covers the bulb. What do I do to remove the metal cover concerning the three tabs on the outside of the metal case?
You don't remove the three metal tabs, there should be a small wire holding the bulb in that looks like a hook. One end is bolted to the housing but on the other side there is a latch to release the wire. After that wire is free twist the bulb and it will come out. The description under the third pic talks about it and you can barley see the wire in the picture held by a screw in the middle.
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is there a more detailed installation guide than this. This is great but does not show you where the location of light compartment is. I have done this in the past & i vaguely remember something having to be removed to get access to the light compartment. This guide is great once you know how to get to it.