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A bulb in automotive terms refers to an electrical light 'bulb' that produces light for such things as turn signals, headlights, parking lights or interior lights.
In gardening it refers to a type of root as in tulip bulbs.

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What bulb is the turn signal bulb on a 2002 oldsmobile alero


On 2002 Oldsmobile Alero Car Light Bulb Size, check this list:

Low Beam Headlight Bulb Size: 9006 or 9006 HID Upgrade KitHigh Beam Headlight Bulb Size: 9005 or 9005 HID Upgrade KitParking Light Bulb Size: 3157NALLFront Turn Signal Light Bulb Size: 3157NALLRear Turn Signal Light Bulb Size: 3157LLTail Light Bulb Size: 3157LLStop Light Bulb Size: 3157LLHigh Mount Stop Light Bulb Size: 921Fog/Driving Light Bulb Size: 894License Plate Light Bulb Size: 194Back Up Light Bulb Size: 921Front Side Marker Light Bulb Size: 194Rear Side Marker Light Bulb Size: 2825Glove Box Light Bulb Size: 194Map Light Bulb Size: 212-2Dome Light Bulb Size: 212-2 or 561Step/Courtesy Light Bulb Size: 168 or 73Trunk/Cargo Area Light Bulb Size: 211-2

Hope helps.

Apr 25, 2012 | 2002 Oldsmobile Alero

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How do replace driver side headlight bulb? What size do I get?


Go to your local auto parts store.Ask at the counter,give them your make and model and year.

High & Low Beam Headlamp Light Bulb Size: 9007
Parking Light Bulb Size: 194NA
Front Turn Signal Light Bulb Size: 7507 Or 2827
Rear Turn Signal Light Bulb Size: 7507
Tail Light Bulb Size: 7443
Stop Light Bulb Size: 7443
High Mount Stop Light Bulb Size: 7506
License Plate Light Bulb Size: 168
Back Up Light Bulb Size: 921
Front Side Marker Light Bulb Size: 194NA
Rear Sidemarker Light Bulb Size: 7443
Dome Light Bulb Size: DE3175
Trunk/Cargo Area Light Bulb Size: DE3022

The bulb is in a socket which will twist out,then there may be a clip that holds the bulb in.

Jun 25, 2011 | 2003 Mitsubishi Lancer

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Drivers side brake light and horn won't work,,is it the multi function switch? 1999 chev blazer 4x4 . if so how much does a new one cost?


No there not connected, replace the brake light
1999 Chevrolet Blazer Auto Light Bulb Size Guide
Low Beam Headlight Bulb Size: 9006
High Beam Headlamp Light Bulb Size: 9005
Parking Light Bulb Size: 3157
Front Turn Signal Light Bulb Size: 3157
Rear Turn Signal Light Bulb Size: 3057
Tail Light Bulb Size: 3057
Stop Light Bulb Size: 3057
High Mount Stop Light Bulb Size: Assembly
Fog/Driving Light Bulb Size: 880 or 881
License Plate Light Bulb Size: 194
Back Up Light Bulb Size: 3156
Front Sidemarker Light Bulb Size: 194
Ash Tray Light Bulb Size: 161
Glove Box Light Bulb Size: 194
Map Light Bulb Size: 168 or 211-2
Step/Courtesy Light Bulb Size: 168 or 211-2
Trunk/Cargo Area Light Bulb Size: 211-2
Under Hood Light Bulb Size: 93
Instrument-General Light Bulb Size: 161 or 37 or PC194 or PC74
Check Engine Indicator Light Bulb Size: PC74
Hi-Beam Indicator Light Bulb Size: PC74
Seat Belt Indicator Light Bulb Size: PC194
Brake Warning Light Bulb Size: PC74
Automatic Transmission Indicator Light Bulb Size: 194
Directional Signal Indicator Light Bulb Size: PC74
As for the horn, inspect the fuse and relay and most common it would be a bad ground wire or worst a bad horn due to corrosion. Horn will be located in the drivers side fender.
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May 13, 2010 | 1999 Chevrolet Blazer

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2000 pontiac montana. I want to replace the driving ligh bulbs. the under the headlights what size is it?


Fog/Driving Light Bulb Size: 880
Here is the rest of the bulb size used in your Montana.
2000 Pontiac Montana Auto Light Bulb Diagram
Low Beam Headlight Bulb Size: 9004
High Beam Headlamp Light Bulb Size: 9004
Parking Light Bulb Size: 4157NALL
Front Turn Signal Light Bulb Size: 4157NALL
Rear Turn Signal Light Bulb Size: 3156
Tail Light Bulb Size: 3057
Stop Light Bulb Size: 3057
High Mount Stop Light Bulb Size: Assembly
Fog/Driving Light Bulb Size: 880
License Plate Light Bulb Size: 168
Back Up Light Bulb Size: 3156
Front Sidemarker Light Bulb Size: 194
Ash Tray Light Bulb Size: 558
Glove Box Light Bulb Size: 194
Map Light Bulb Size: 168
Dome Light Bulb Size: 562
Step/Courtesy Light Bulb Size: 168
Trunk/Cargo Area Light Bulb Size: 212-2
Daytime Running Light Bulb Size: 3157NALL
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Apr 30, 2010 | 2000 Pontiac Montana

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What lamps takes ford focus 2001


This may help
Low Beam Headlight Bulb Size: 9003/HB2
High Beam Headlamp Light Bulb Size: 9003/HB2
Parking Light Bulb Size: 3157LL
Front Turn Signal Light Bulb Size: 3157LL
Rear Turn Signal Light Bulb Size: 3157LL
Tail Light Bulb Size: 3157LL
Stop Light Bulb Size: 3157LL
High Mount Stop Light Bulb Size: 2825
Fog/Driving Light Bulb Size: 899
License Plate Light Bulb Size: 6418
Back Up Light Bulb Size: 3156LL
Front Sidemarker Light Bulb Size: 194
Map Light Bulb Size: 3886X
Dome Light Bulb Size: 6411
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Apr 07, 2010 | 2001 Ford Focus

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Change headlinght bulb


SECTION 417-01: Exterior Lighting 2005 Freestyle/Five Hundred/Montego Workshop Manual REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION Procedure revision date: 03/14/2005 Headlamp Bulb adobe.gif Printable View (327 KB) Freestyle, Five Hundredn0035265.gif
Item Part Number Description 1 — Headlamp bulb electrical connector (part of 14290) 2 13N021 Headlamp bulb

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Item Part Number Description 1 — Headlamp bulb access cover screws (6 required) (part of 13006) 2 13N019 Headlamp bulb access cover 3 — Spring retainer (part of 13006) 4 13N021 High intensity discharge (HID) bulb 5 14A411 HID bulb electrical harness 6 — High beam bulb electrical connector (part of 13006) 7 13N021 High beam bulb Removal and Installation
ani_caut.gif WARNING: The headlamp bulb contains gas under pressure. The bulb may shatter if the glass envelope is scratched or if the bulb is dropped. Handle the bulb only by its base. Avoid touching the glass envelope. Failure to follow these instructions may result in personal injury.
NOTE: The headlamp bulb should not be removed from the headlamp assembly until just before a new bulb is installed. Removing the bulb for an extended period of time may affect headlamp bulb performance. Contaminants may enter the headlamp assembly where they can settle on the lens and reflector. Never turn on the headlamps with the bulb removed from the headlamp assembly.
NOTE: Make sure the headlamp switch and ignition switch are in the OFF position.
Freestyle, Five Hundred
  1. Rotate the headlamp bulb 1/8-turn counterclockwise and remove the headlamp bulb.
    • Disconnect the electrical connector.
Montego
  1. Remove the headlamp assembly. For additional information, refer to Headlamp Assembly — Five Hundred, Montego in this section.
  1. Remove the 6 screws and the headlamp bulb access cover.
Montego high beam bulb
  1. Rotate the headlamp bulb 1/8-turn counterclockwise and remove the headlamp bulb.
    • Disconnect the electrical connector.
Montego HID bulb
  1. Release the spring retainer and remove the HID bulb.
    • Disconnect the electrical connector.
All vehicles
  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.

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Apr 02, 2010 | 2005 Ford Five Hundred

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I have a 2000 Mountaineer. The front parking lamps are missing along with the bulbs. Does anyone know what exact bulb is needed to replace these? Many thanks


2000 Mercury Mountaineer Auto Light Bulb Size Guide
Low Beam Headlamp Light Bulb Size: 9007
High Beam Headlamp Light Bulb Size: 9007
Parking Light Bulb Size: 3157NALL or 3457ALL
Front Turn Signal Light Bulb Size: 3157NALL or 3457ALL
Rear Turn Signal Light Bulb Size: 3156LL
Tail Light Bulb Size: 3157LL
Stop Light Bulb Size: 3157LL
High Mount Stop Light Bulb Size: 922
Fog/Driving Light Bulb Size: 9006
License Plate Light Bulb Size: 168
Back Up Light Bulb Size: 3156LL
Front Side Marker Light Bulb Size: 916NA
Ash Tray Light Bulb Size: 161 or 194
Glove Box Light Bulb Size: 194
Map Light Bulb Size: 168
Step/Courtesy Light Bulb Size: 168 or 906 or 912
Trunk/Cargo Area Light Bulb Size: 211-2 or 562
Under Hood Light Bulb Size: 906
Instrument-General Light Bulb Size: 194
Check Engine Indicator Light Bulb Size: 194
Hi-Beam Indicator Light Bulb Size: 194
Seat Belt Indicator Light Bulb Size: 194
Brake Warning Light Bulb Size: 194
Automatic Transmission Indicator Light Bulb Size: 194
Directional Signal Indicator Light Bulb Size: 194

Feb 17, 2010 | 2000 Mercury Mountaineer

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How to replace the high beam bulb on a 98 GMC Suburban. What needs to be removed to get to it?


Headlamp Bulb: Service and Repair
REMOVAL PROCEDURE
1. Make sure the headlamp switch is in the OFF position.
CAUTION: Halogen bulbs contain gas under pressure. Handling a bulb improperly could cause it to shatter into flying glass fragments.
To help avoid personal injury:
- Turn off the lamp switch and allow the bulb to cool before changing the bulb. Leave the lamp switch off until the bulb change is
complete
- Always wear eye protection when changing a halogen bulb.
- Handle the bulb only by its base. Avoid touching the glass.
- Do not drop or scratch the bulb.
- Keep dirt and moisture off the bulb.
- Place the used bulb in the new bulb's carton and dispose of it properly.
- Keep halogen bulbs out of the reach of children
NOTE
: Avoid touching the bulb or letting the bulb come in contact with anything damp. Oil from your skin or moisture on the bulb can cause
the bulb to explode when the bulb is turned on. It either comes in contact with the bulb, clean the bulb with alcohol or a suitable degreaser and
wipe the bulb dry.
2. Remove the bulbs from the headlamp capsules by reaching from the engine compartment and by twisting the bulb counterclockwise.
3. Remove the 2 long screws from the top of the radiator support.
4. Pull forward the headlamp assembly (3).
5. Disconnect the electrical connector (2) from the burned out bulb assembly (1).
INSTALLATION PROCEDURE
IMPORTANT
:
- Replace a high beam bulb with another high beam bulb. The high beam bulb has a red gasket.
- Replace a low beam bulb with another low beam bulb. The low beam bulb has a gray tip and a yellow gasket at the base.
1. Install the new bulb assembly (1) into the headlamp assembly (3).
Twist clockwise the bulb assembly.
2. Seat the bulb assembly with the connector facing down.
3. Connect the electrical connector (2) to the bulb assembly.
4. Install the headlamp assembly.
5. Install the 2 long screws through the top of the radiator support.
6. Tighten the screws.

Oct 30, 2009 | 1998 GMC Suburban

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Front turn signal bulb replacement


HEADLAMP BULB REPLACEMENT

REMOVAL PROCEDURE

CAUTION: Halogen bulbs contain gas under pressure. Handling a bulb improperly could cause it to shatter into flying glass fragments. To help avoid personal injury:

  • Turn off the lamp switch and allow the bulb to cool before changing the bulb.
  • Leave the lamp switch OFF until the bulb change is complete.
  • Always wear eye protection when changing a halogen bulb.
  • Handle the bulb only by its base. Avoid touching the glass.
  • Keep dirt and moisture off the bulb.
  • Properly dispose of the used bulb.
  • Keep halogen bulbs out of the reach of children .
NOTE : Avoid touching the bulb or letting the bulb come in contact with anything damp. Oil from your skin or moisture on the bulb can cause the bulb to explode when the bulb is turned on. If either comes in contact with the bulb, clean the bulb with alcohol or a suitable degreaser and wipe the bulb dry.


  1. Open the hood.
  2. Remove the headlamp. Refer to Headlamp Replacement .
  1. Remove the access cover from the rear of the headlamp.
  2. Disconnect the electrical connector from the socket.
  3. Rotate the bulb and socket counter clockwise in order to remove the bulb and socket from the housing.
  4. Disconnect the electrical connector from the socket.
  5. Remove the bulb and socket from the headlamp.
INSTALLATION PROCEDURE

IMPORTANT :
  • Replace a high beam bulb with another high beam bulb. The high beam bulb has a black socket.
  • Replace a low beam bulb with another low beam bulb. The low beam bulb has a gray tip and a grey socket.
    1. Position the bulb and socket to the headlamp.
    2. Connect the electrical connector to the socket.
    3. Install the bulb and socket to the housing by rotating the bulb and socket clockwise, locking the retaining tabs to the housing.
    4. Install the access cover to the rear of the headlamp assembly
    5. Install the headlamp

REMOVAL PROCEDURE
  1. Open the hood.
  2. Remove the headlamp.
  3. Rotate the bulb and socket counter-clockwise in order to remove the bulb and socket from the housing.
  4. Remove the side marker bulb (3) or turn signal/park bulb (4) from the socket.
INSTALLATION PROCEDURE


  1. Install the side marker bulb (3) or turn signal/park bulb (4) to the socket.
  2. Wipe the bulb with a clean cloth to ensure the bulb is free of any dirt or oil.
  3. Install the bulb and socket to the headlamp by rotating the bulb and socket clockwise, locking the retaining tabs to the headlamp.
  4. Install the headlamp.

Jul 10, 2009 | 2004 Chevrolet TrailBlazer

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How to replace headlight on a 2003 Chevy Tracker


There are two black plastic clips behind the the air filter, remove them and release the whole assembly to access the lights.

If you still get in troubles, have it replaced at a petrol station, they will help you in fitting the bulb, and it won't be expensive.


Here follows
2003 Chevrolet Tracker Light Bulb Size Chart
Low Beam Headlight Bulb Size: 9003/HB2
High Beam Headlamp Light Bulb Size: 9003/HB2
Parking Light Bulb Size: 1157A
Front Turn Signal Light Bulb Size: 1157A
Rear Turn Signal Light Bulb Size: 921
Tail Light Bulb Size: 7443
Stop Light Bulb Size: 7443
High Mount Stop Light Bulb Size: 168 Or 921
License Plate Light Bulb Size: 168
Back Up Light Bulb Size: 921
Front Sidemarker Light Bulb Size: 194
Ash Tray Light Bulb Size: 74
Step/Courtesy Light Bulb Size: 168
Trunk/Cargo Area Light Bulb Size: 168
Instrument-General Light Bulb Size: 158 or 74
Check Engine Indicator Light Bulb Size: 74
Hi-Beam Indicator Light Bulb Size: 74
Seat Belt Indicator Light Bulb Size: 74
Brake Warning Light Bulb Size: 74
Automatic Transmission Indicator Light Bulb Size: 74
Directional Signal Indicator Light Bulb Size: 74

Oct 02, 2008 | 2003 Chevrolet Tracker

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