How to Replace Headlight Bulb 2014-2019 Toyota Tundra

By | December 24, 2019

How to Replace Headlight Bulb 2014-2019 Toyota Tundra
A video is at the bottom of the post for a visual walk-through if needed.

Replacing the headlight bulb on a 2014-2019 Toyota Tundra requires a bit of work but falls in the DIY category.

The grill and side panel are usually removed to replace the bulb.

The Toyota manual has the bulb removal by going through the wheel well but this is too tight for most people to remove it this way.
How to Replace Headlight Bulb 2014-2019 Toyota Tundra Wheel Fender Liner
Either option can be done with the steps for removing the grill below.

The bulb itself is easy to replace by removing the electrical plug, rubber boot and releasing the wire spring.
How to Replace Headlight Bulb 2014-2019 Toyota Tundra Overview
As always if in doubt take your vehicle to a professional.

Tools and Parts Needed

  • New 9003 Headlight Bulb
  • 10mm Socket
  • Flathead Screwdriver

A Flathead screwdriver is needed to remove the plastic inserts holding parts in place.

A 10mm socket is needed to remove the grill and side panel.
 
Standard 2014-2019 Toyota Tundra 9003 Headlight Bulb on Amazon
Philips 9003 CrystalVision Ultra Upgrade Bright White Headlight Bulb, 2 Pack

 

Performance 2014-2019 Toyota Tundra LED Headlight Bulb on Amazon
BEAMTECH H4 LED Headlight Bulb, 50W 6500K 8000Lumens Extremely Brigh (9003 Hi/Lo) CSP Chips Conversion Kit

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 2014-2019 Toyota Tundra

  1. Open the hood and locate the bulb behind the headlight assembly.
  2. Remove four 10mm bolts on the top of the grill.
  3. How to Replace Headlight Bulb 2014-2019 Toyota Tundra Step 2

  4. Remove two plastic push clips on both sides of the top of the grill.
  5. How to Replace Headlight Bulb 2014-2019 Toyota Tundra Step 3

  6. Pop the top of the grill over the tabs on the top.
  7. How to Replace Headlight Bulb 2014-2019 Toyota Tundra Step 4

  8. On both sides reach behind the gill inside the truck and push on the tab at the end of a long plastic piece holding it in.
  9. How to Replace Headlight Bulb 2014-2019 Toyota Tundra Step 5.5

  10. Pull out on the grill which will have some other points holding it in place.
  11. How to Replace Headlight Bulb 2014-2019 Toyota Tundra Step 6

  12. Remove the grill and set it to the side.
  13. How to Replace Headlight Bulb 2014-2019 Toyota Tundra Step 7

  14. Next, remove the corner bumper that is held with two push clips and two 10mm bolt in the wheel well.
  15. How to Replace Headlight Bulb 2014-2019 Toyota Tundra Step 8

  16. The side corner will snap off when the push tabs and bolts are removed.
  17. How to Replace Headlight Bulb 2014-2019 Toyota Tundra Step 9

  18. Remove two 10mm bolts at the top of the headlight assembly.
  19. How to Replace Headlight Bulb 2014-2019 Toyota Tundra Step 10

  20. Remove one 10mm bolt at the bottom right of the headlight assembly.
  21. How to Replace Headlight Bulb 2014-2019 Toyota Tundra Step 11

  22. Remove the headlight assembly.
  23. How to Replace Headlight Bulb 2014-2019 Toyota Tundra Step 12

  24. Remove the electrical plug pulling straight off.
  25. How to Replace Headlight Bulb 2014-2019 Toyota Tundra Step 13

  26. Remove the rubber boot that pulls out.
  27. How to Replace Headlight Bulb 2014-2019 Toyota Tundra Step 14

  28. Push down on the wire spring releasing the headlight bulb.
  29. How to Replace Headlight Bulb 2014-2019 Toyota Tundra Step 15

  30. Replace the headlight bulb and test it.
  31. How to Replace Headlight Bulb 2014-2019 Toyota Tundra Step 16
     

  32. Go in reverse order to reinstall.

Summary
It is not difficult to replace the headlight bulb on a 2014-2019 Toyota Tundra but it is more work than usual having to pull more parts.

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.

 




 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.