Toyota Tundra Owners Manual: Light bulbs

You may replace the following bulbs by yourself. The difficulty level of replacement varies depending on the bulb. If necessary bulb replacement seems difficult to perform, contact your Toyota dealer.

For more information about replacing other light bulbs, contact your Toyota dealer.

Preparing for light bulb replacement

Check the wattage of the light bulb to be replaced.

Bulb locations

■ Front

  1. Headlights (bulb type)
  2. Front turn signal lights/parking lights (bulb type)
  3. Front side marker lights
  4. Fog lights (bulb type) (if equipped)

■ Rear

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  1. Stop/tail and rear side marker lights
  2. Back up lights
  3. Rear turn signal lights
  4. License plate lights
  5. High mounted stoplight and cargo lamps

Replacing light bulbs

■ Headlights (bulb type)

1. To allow enough working space, turn the steering wheel to the opposite side of the bulb to be replaced.

Remove the screws and fender liner clip, and remove the fender liner.

Turn the steering wheel to the left when replacing the right side light bulb, and turn the steering wheel to the right when replacing the left side light bulb.

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2. Open the fender liner and unplug the connector.

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3. Remove the rubber cover.

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4. Release the bulb retaining spring.

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5. Remove the bulb.

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6. Set the new light bulb.

To install a new bulb, align tabs of the bulb with the cutouts of the mounting hole.

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7. Install the bulb retaining spring.

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8. Install the rubber cover.

When installing the rubber cover

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9. Install the connector.

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10. Reinstall the fender liner and install the screws and clip.

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■ Front turn signal/parking lights (bulb type headlights)

1. Turn the bulb base counterclockwise.

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2. Remove the light bulb.

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■ Front turn signal lights (LED type headlights)

1. Turn the bulb base counterclockwise.

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2. Remove the light bulb.

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■ Front side marker lights

1. To allow enough working space, turn the steering wheel to the opposite side of the bulb to be replaced.

Remove the screws and fender liner clip, and remove the fender liner.

Turn the steering wheel to the left when replacing the right side light bulb, and turn the steering wheel to the right when replacing the left side light bulb.

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2. Open the fender liner and turn the bulb base counterclockwise.

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3. Remove the light bulb.

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4. Reinstall the fender liner and install the screws and clip.

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■ Front fog lights-bulb type (if equipped)

1. To allow enough working space, turn the steering wheel to the opposite side of the bulb to be replaced.

Remove the screws and fender liner clip, and remove the fender liner.

Turn the steering wheel to the left when replacing the right side light bulb, and turn the steering wheel to the right when replacing the left side light bulb.

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2. Unplug the connector while depressing the lock release.

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3. Turn the bulb counterclockwise.

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4. Set the new light bulb.

Align the 3 tabs on the light bulb with the mounting, and insert.

Turn it clockwise to set.

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5. Install the connector.

Shake the bulb base gently to check that it is not loose, turn the fog lights, on once and visually confirm that no light is leaking through the mounting.

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6. Reinstall the fender liner and install the screws and clip.

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■ Stop/tail and rear side marker lights, back-up lights and rear turn signal lights

1. Remove the bolts and rear combination assembly.

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2. Turn the bulb bases counterclockwise.

  1. Rear turn signal light
  2. Back-up light
  3. Stop/tail and rear side marker light

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3. Remove the light bulb.

  1. Rear turn signal light
  2. Back-up light
  3. Stop/tail and rear side marker light

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■ License plate lights

1. Turn the bulb base counterclockwise.

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2. Remove the light bulb.

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■ High mounted stoplight and cargo lamps

1. Remove the screws and cover.

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2. Remove the light bulb.

  1. High mounted stoplight
  2. Cargo lamps

When reinstalling the outer lens, confirm that the packing is properly seated in the groove on the housing.

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■ Replacing the following bulbs If any of the lights listed below has burnt out, have it replaced by your Toyota dealer.

  • Daytime running lights/parking lights (LED type)
  • Side turn signal lights (if equipped)
  • Outer foot lights (if equipped

■When installing the rubber cover of the headlight Ensure the rubber cover is securely attached.

  1. Fit the rubber cover outer circumference in firmly.
  2. Fit the rubber cover around the light bulb in until the light bulb plug can be seen.

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■When replacing the light bulbs Confirm that they are properly engaged with the bulb base and that there is no light leakage.

■LED Lights The headlights (LED type), front fog lights (LED type), parking lights (LED type), daytime running light and side turn signal lights consist of a number of LEDs. If any of the LEDs burn out, take your vehicle to your Toyota dealer to have the light replaced.

■Condensation build-up on the inside of the lens Temporary condensation build-up on the inside of the headlight lens does not indicate a malfunction. Contact your Toyota dealer for more information in the following situations:

  • Large drops of water have built up on the inside of the lens.
  • Water has built up inside the headlight.
WARNING

■Replacing light bulbs

  • Turn off the lights. Do not attempt to replace the bulb immediately after turning off the lights.

    The bulbs become very hot and may cause burns.

  • Do not touch the glass portion of the light bulb with bare hands. When it is unavoidable to hold the glass portion, use and hold with a clean dry cloth to avoid getting moisture and oils on the bulb.

    Also, if the bulb is scratched or dropped, it may blow out or crack.

  • Fully install light bulbs and any parts used to secure them. Failure to do so may result in heat damage, fire, or water entering the headlight unit. This may damage the lights or cause condensation to build up on the lens.
  • Do not attempt to repair or disassemble the bulb, bulb base, electrical wiring, or subcomponents.

    Doing so could result in electric shock and serious injury.

■To prevent damage or fire

  • Make sure bulbs are fully seated and locked.
  • Check the wattage of the bulb before installing to prevent heat damage.
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