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Hi,

I was replacing the passenger side low beam bulb and like a dummy, I dropped the new bulb inside the headlight assembly. It's so far in, I can't even see it to try to pull it out. Short of removing the bumper to get at the headlamp assembly, any suggestions to get the bulb out?

Tried using a magnet, no luck yet.
 

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Hi,

I was replacing the passenger side low beam bulb and like a dummy, I dropped the new bulb inside the headlight assembly. It's so far in, I can't even see it to try to pull it out. Short of removing the bumper to get at the headlamp assembly, any suggestions to get the bulb out?

Tried using a magnet, no luck yet.
2013 Optima for year reference.
 

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Ebay sells cheap USB boroscope cameras that have a light on the end. You can use one of those to look around inside, and once you locate the bulb, use one of those grabber pickup tools to try to snatch out the bulb. You could use the camera to watch yourself control the grabber, like performing remote surgery.

Here's an example camera that works with your phone:
Megapixels HD USB C Endoscope Type C Borescope Inspection Camera for Android | eBay

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