How to Replace Headlight Bulb 2003–2009 Toyota Sienna

By | February 19, 2020

How to Replace Headlight Bulb 2003–2009 Toyota Sienna
A video is at the bottom of the post for a visual walk-through if needed.

Replacing the headlight bulb on a 2003–2009 Toyota Sienna is an easy task that falls in the DIY category.

There are two bulbs located in the headlight assembly called Low and High-beam.

Both bulbs are located behind the headlight assembly and replaced the same way.

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 2003–2009 Toyota Sienna

  1. Open the hood and locate the bulb behind the headlight assembly.
  2. Remove the electrical plug by pushing in the tab and pulling it out.
  3. How to Replace Headlight Bulb 2003–2009 Toyota Sienna Step 2

  4. Remove the bulb by turning it counter-clockwise.
  5. How to Replace Headlight Bulb 2003–2009 Toyota Sienna Step 3

  6. Insert the new bulb and turn it clockwise to lock it into place.
  7. How to Replace Headlight Bulb 2003–2009 Toyota Sienna Step 4

  8. Reattach the electrical plug.
  9. How to Replace Headlight Bulb 2003–2009 Toyota Sienna Step 5

  10. Test the light which should now work.
  11. How to Replace Headlight Bulb 2003–2009 Toyota Sienna

Summary
It is not difficult to replace the headlight bulb on a 2003–2009 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.


 




 

2 thoughts on “How to Replace Headlight Bulb 2003–2009 Toyota Sienna

  1. JG

    In your pictures you labeled high and low beams backwards. high beams in all vehicles I have seen are closer to the center of the vehicle.

    Reply

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