Replacing a Headlight Bulb on a Toyota Camry 2001–2006 is an easy task that almost any DIYer can do.
There are two headlight bulbs with the inner one the high-beam and the outer one the low-beam. The far outside one is the turn signal.
Both headlight bulbs are replaced the same way and have the same replacement procedure.
2001–2006 Toyota Camry Headlight Bulb Type
- Low Beam 9006 Headlight Bulb
- High Beam 9005 Headlight Bulb
No tools are needed when replacing the headlight bulb. Tools are only needed if there is corrosion on the vehicle.
Example Low Beam 9006 Headlight Bulb on Amazon
Philips Automotive Lighting 9006
Example High Beam 9005 Headlight Bulb on Amazon
Philips Automotive Lighting 9005
Toyota Camry 2001–2006 headlight Bulb Location
The driver-side headlight bulbs are next to the battery, which, if removed, makes the job easier.
The bulbs can be removed without taking the battery out, although removing the battery makes it easier.
The passenger side headlight bulbs are easy to get to, and nothing needs to be removed to get to them.
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 a Headlight Bulb Toyota Camry 2001–2006
- Open the hood and locate the bulb behind the headlight assembly.
- Remove the electric plug by pushing in the tab and pulling it off.
- Turn the bulb counter-clockwise and pull it out to remove it.
- Insert the new bulb turning it clockwise to lock it in.
- Reattach the electrical plug.
- Test the light, which should now work.
Replacing a headlight bulb or running lights on a 2001–2006 Toyota Camry is an easy task, and most will have little to no problems.
Of course, always call a professional if needed.
Replacing the running lights is the same as replacing the headlight bulbs.
Be sure not to touch the bulbs themselves, as oil from your hands can cause a hot spot that makes them burn out quicker.
No tools are required unless the battery is removed for better access.