How to Replace Headlight Bulb 2003-2008 Toyota Corolla

By | June 7, 2017

How to Replace headlight bulb 2003-2008 Toyota Corrolla

A video is at the bottom of the page for a visual walk through
 
Replacing a bad headlight bulb is very simple DIY task. Be make sure car is not running and the lights are off.
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There are two bulbs that can be replace from the back of the headlight assembly.
How to Replace headlight bulb 2003-2008 Toyota Corrolla Step Overview
The outside bulb is Low Beam and the inside bulb is for High Beams.
 
Replacement bulbs can be bought online or a local auto parts store.
 
2003-2008 Toyota Corolla Headlight Bulb on Amazon
SYLVANIA 9006 Basic Halogen Headlight Bulb, (Contains 1 Bulb)

 
When replacing any headlight bulb be sure not to touch the bulb itself with your fingers, as oil from your hands can create a hot spot that shortens the life of the bulb.
 
Steps to replace headlight bulb 2003-2008 Toyota Corolla
 
1… On the driver side you will need to remove a plastic clip. The passenger side is easier as it does not have it.
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2… Remove the clip using a screwdriver underneath it to pry it up.
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3… Pull it out and put it to the side
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4… Pull the plastic piece that is connected to the air filter to the side that way you have better access to reach out the bulb.
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5… Reach in behind the bulb and turn it counter-clockwise to remove it.
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6… Unplug the connector.
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7… Install new bulb and plug back in the connector
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8… Putting it back together is the same as removing it only in reverse.
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9.. After replacing the headlights bulb the plastic clip needs to go back in place.
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10… After putting everything back together test the lights and they should work.
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