Open up the hood, and go in behind the fixture where the light is located. Just remove the light assy and change the bulbs in the rear. Could there have been a mid-year model change that makes your van different than mine? Since the old glass bulb has gas in it be sure dispose of properly. Like all light bulbs, headlight bulbs will eventually burn out. If the two prongs at the bottom come out of their holes it is difficult to get them back in, especially with the extremely limited space in that location. If it is your high beam buy 9005 bulb. You need access to both because the other headlamp is about ready to burn out.
Don't touch the new bulb of your replacement light. Not sure why, but the bulbs tend to burn out faster when any oil or grease residue is left on them. It didn't easily slide out from under the metal lip for me, either, but I finally got it to do so. Then remove the 4 screws that are in the chrome rin … g holding the light in. My low … beams were out but I still had high beams.
There is only one bulb. I just changed all 4 of mine to zenon bulbs without any trouble,so take your time as it can be done. Use a shop light or flashlight to see, but the tabs lift from the top. Install the new bulb and install the connector. Look at the replacement bulb to see where the tab is.
Once the boot and 3 prong receptacle plug is off the 3 prongs on the bulb are exposed. The light assembly pulls straight out. You guys need to pull the front grill as payback for your actions. You should be able to see the wire clamp that … is holding the bulb in place. .
Swing back the spring retaining clip and push it back down under that metal lip. To replace the new bulb, never touch it with your bare fingers, as this will greatly shorten the bulb's life, if it even work's at all. Unplug the wire connector from the bulb, pull off the big black round rubber water seal, jiggle the metal locking pin kinda like a mousetrap to get it to open, then pull out the bulb. The right side is the same accept for a plastic cover near air filter, use your discretion on taking off this cover it is not hard and the procedure is the same as the left side of the car. Replace battery or fuse panel. Pinch metal clips holding the bulb together and pull out to release bulb.
First carefully remove plug into the back of the bulb to be replaced. Make sure to put the water seal back on in the correct orientation there's a little line that should be on the top. Plug in the connector plug with wires. You now see how necessary the spring retaining clip is to hold the bulb steadily in place. If you can't get to it take the light assy off. That is how it will have to go when you put it back.
Put in the new bulb piece exactly how the burned out one was 5. Your headlight bulb ensures clear vision in poor weather conditions or at night. Raise the hood You will need an upolstery remover. The headlight bulb does come off without you taking the whole thing out. Do not pull the plug out by tugging on the wires, make sure you grab the plug itself. Detach wire harness by pushing on clips and pull straight out. Now you have access to both the left and right low beam headlamps.
Push the new bulb into the socket, put the socket back into the housing, and twist a quarter turn clockwise to secure the socket into the fixture. But I have a couple of comments. You will see 2 Bolts. Use a tissue or something else in that order to handle the new bulb. To install a bulb, align the tabs of the bulb socket with the cutouts of the mounting hole. This update is not for the obnoxious drivers burnt out their high beams by tailing a Prius and flashing their high beams.
You will … need the bulbs 9005 and 9006. The clip then swings back towards the engine. Look at the rubber boot that is behind the light. You need to take off the black plastic shroud around the headlight. Replace the bulb, reattach t … he lead, and reinstall the shield.