How to Replace Headlight Bulb 1997–2002 Toyota Sienna

By | December 19, 2019

How to Replace Headlight Bulb 1997–2002 Toyota Sienna
A video is at the bottom of the post for a visual walk-through if needed.

Replacing the headlight bulb on a 1997–2002 Toyota Sienna is an easy task that falls in the DIY category.

As always if in doubt take your vehicle to a professional.

Below are the steps with screenshots to replace them along with a video if needed for a visual-walk through.

Tools and Parts Needed

  • New Headlight Bulb

No tools are needed when replacing the headlight bulb.

Tools are only needed if there is corrosion on the vehicle.

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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.

How to Replace Headlight Bulb 1997–2002 Toyota Sienna

  1. Open the hood and locate the bulb behind the headlight assembly.
  2. Remove the electrical plug which pulls out and off.
  3. How to Replace Headlight Bulb 1997–2002 Toyota Sienna Step 2

  4. Remove the rubber boot.
  5. How to Replace Headlight Bulb 1997–2002 Toyota Sienna Step 3

  6. Push the spring wire lock out and away with your finger.
  7. How to Replace Headlight Bulb 1997–2002 Toyota Sienna Step 4

  8. Remove the bulb.
  9. How to Replace Headlight Bulb 1997–2002 Toyota Sienna Step 5

  10. Insert a new bulb and lock it in place with the spring.
  11. How to Replace Headlight Bulb 1997–2002 Toyota Sienna Step 6

  12. Push the rubber boot back into place.
  13. How to Replace Headlight Bulb 1997–2002 Toyota Sienna Step 7

  14. Reattach the electrical plug.
  15. How to Replace Headlight Bulb 1997–2002 Toyota Sienna Step 8

  16. Test the light which should now work.

Summary
It is not difficult to replace the headlight bulb on a 1997–2002 Toyota Sienna but call a knowledgeable friend or professional if in doubt.

Climates age cars differently which can affect bolts being rusted or other possible problems.

A vehicle that was in an accident may also have some type of unforeseen problem.

Remember not to touch the bulb itself with your hands as it will cause a hot spot that burns the bulb out faster than usual.



 




 

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