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How do I change the turn signal bulb? I see that I can remove the housing for the entire signal lamp section, but how do I get the bulb out? Thanks!

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Remove entire assembly, turn bulb half turn, pull out, remove bulb from wire harness , eplace.

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How to change brake light bulb on a 2014 fiat 500L


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you need a torx 20 screwdriver or bit

Rear Tail, Stop, Backup And Turn Signal Lamps
1. Open the liftgate.
2. Remove the two screws and remove the tail lamp assembly.
3. Remove the four screws (using a T20 driver) and separate the backplate from the lamp housing.
4. Remove the tail, stop, or turn signal bulbs by pushing them slightly and turning counter-clockwise.
5. Remove the backup lamp bulb by pulling straight out.
6. Replace lamps as required and reinstall lamp.

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I am trying to replace aleft rear turn signal bulb on a 2005 lacrosse. I removed two wing nuts but cannot remove assmbly. Is there another wing nut holding it in. I cannot find it?


3 wing nuts. here is the info needed.

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2005 Buick LaCrosse ' Allure, LaCrosse VIN W Service Manual ' Body ' Lighting Systems ' Repair Instructions ' Document ID: 1537542 Tail Lamp, Turn Signal Lamp, High Mount Stop Lamp, License Lamp, Backup Lamp Replacement - Rear
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Component Name
Notice: Refer to Fastener Notice in the Preface section.
Fastener Tightening Specifications: Refer to Fastener Tightening Specifications .
Turn Signal/Stop Lamp Assembly Replacement - Rear 1
Nut, Turn Signal/Tail Lamp (Qty: 3)
Tip
Pull back rear compartment carpet to gain access to lamp.
Tighten
2 N·m (18 lb in)
2
Lamp, Turn Signal/Tail Lamp
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Twist the bulb socket and pull inward to replace the bulb.
License Lamp Replacement 3
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Twist the bulb socket and pull inward to replace the bulb.

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Rear turn signal b ulb burned out - How to replace


Rear Turn Signal, Brake and Parking Lights
  1. Remove the tail light assembly screws, then the assembly.
  2. Disconnect the twist lock socket from the lens housing. NOTE: To remove the bulb, turn the twist lock socket (at the rear of the housing) counterclockwise 1?4 turn, then remove the socket with the bulb; replace the bulb if defective. Fig. 7: Remove the tail light assembly screws, then the assembly - wagon shown 86816223.jpg Fig. 8: Twist the socket counterclockwise to remove from the housing 86816225.jpg Fig. 9: This type of bulb simply can be pulled out of the socket for replacement 86816226.jpg To install:
  3. Attach the socket assemblies to the back of the lamp unit.
  4. Install the lamp assembly to the vehicle with the mounting screws.
License Plate Light
  1. Remove the lens screws.
  2. Once the lens is removed you, can access the bulb and replace if needed. To install:
  3. Install the new bulb, then attach the lens to the body of the vehicle.
Center High Mount Stop Lamp
  1. Remove the screws securing the lamp cover.
  2. Remove the mounting nuts, then unplug the electrical harness to the lamp assembly.
  3. The lamp now should come out. To install:
  4. Position the lamp assembly to the vehicle, then attach the electrical harness to the lamp.
  5. Install the mounting nut, tighten to 62 inch lbs. (7 Nm).
  6. Attach the lamp cover. Fig. 10: Exploded view of the center high mount stop lamp assembly - wagon shown 86816230.gif
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How to change a front turn light in a 1996 taurus.


Lamps, Parking Front Lamp-Lamp Assembly, Taurus
Removal and Installation
  1. Remove Headlamp (13008) as outlined.
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    Position headlamp switch (11654) and headlamp time delay switch (13736) in the OFF position.
  1. Remove two bolts retaining headlamp (13008) to upper support assembly and loosen pinch bolt. Remove headlamp assembly from vehicle.
  1. Remove park lamp bulb and socket (Sable only) and headlamp bulb and socket from Headlamp Assembly as outlined.


    Headlamp Assembly (Taurus Shown, Sable Similar)


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  1. Turn lamp socket and wiring (13410) assembly 1/2 turn counterclockwise and remove from parking lamp (13200) housing.
  1. Remove screw from park/turn signal housing.
  1. Using 1/4 inch drive socket extension and swivel, insert tool through two access holes in upper radiator support. Remove screws from park/turn signal housing.
  1. Remove parking lamp from vehicle.
  1. To install, reverse Removal procedure.


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How do I change the back turn signal on my 2001 ford taurus


DIY - 5 Minute Turn Signal Bulb Replacement This is very simple to do. First you will need an 8mm socket and wrench to loosen one bolt. Second a good long flat head screwdriver. There are two black metal folded tabs behind the headlight assembly and one 8mm bolt holding it in plae at the center point of the front of the car. Loosen the bolt and remove. Use the screw driver to pull up the metal straps and then slide forward the entire assembly. This will slide easily unless your front bumper has been bumped! That will make it a little difficult to slide if it is out of alignment. If it was never bumped than this should take all of 5 minutes.

Replacing front parking lamp/turn signal/cornering lamp bulbs
  1. Remove headlight / lens assembly per below steps mentioned later

  2. Rotate the bulb socket of the offending bulb counterclockwise and remove from the lamp assembly.

  3. Carefully pull bulb straight out of the socket and push in the new bulb

  4. Install the bulb socket into the headlight assembly by rotating it clockwise

  5. Re-install headlight assembly - hold snugly into place until the brackets line up and retainer pins can be pushed down

To replace headlight bulb:
  1. Make sure headlight switch is turned OFF.

  2. Remove the bolt at the end of the headlamp housing.

  3. Pull the two black tabs with the L shaped bracket toward the back and then up and pull out(Located at the back of the headlamp) to release the headlamp assembly from the vehicle and pull headlamp assembly forward.

  4. Disconnect the electrical connector from the bulb by pulling it.

  5. Remove the bulb socket retaining ring by rotating it counterclockwise.

  6. Remove the bulb from the lamp assembly by pulling straight back.
    Do not twist, as there are alignment slots built into the lamp assembly socket.
    It may take some effort to remove the lamp because it has a rubber o-ring type seal - try a bit of wiggling side-to-side

  7. Insert new bulb into headlight assembly - don't touch the glass - use gloves, paper towel, or similar
    Make sure that the flat surface of the bulb socket is facing upward, and is firmly seated

  8. Re-attach retainer ring by rotating clockwise

  9. Reconnect the electrical harness

  10. Re-install headlight assembly - hold snugly into place until the brackets line up and retainer pins can be pushed down

NOTES
  • Do not touch the glass of the new halogen bulb - the oils in the skin will shorten the life-span of the new bulb, or possibly cause the bulb to explode when first turned on

    If the bulb is accidentally touched, it should be cleaned with rubbing alcohol before being used.

Additional Information1996-2005 Bulb Numbers:
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  • Headlamp - 9007 QL (9007LL optional)
  • Tail lamp/brake/turn lamp 3157
  • Tail lamp/brake lamp (wagon) 3157
  • Rear turn lamp (wagon) 3456K
  • Backup lamp 921
  • Backup lamp (wagon) 3156
  • License plate lamp (2) 168
  • High-mount brake lamp (2) 912
  • Rear side marker lamp (wagon) (2) 168

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HOW DO YOU REMOVE THE HEADLIGHT ASSY TO REPLACE THE TURN SIGNAL BULB


SECTION 417-01: Exterior Lighting 2001 Escape Workshop Manual REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION Side Lamp/Front Turn Signal Lamp Bulb Removal and Installation
  1. Remove the wheel and tire. For additional information, refer to Section 204-04 .
  1. Position the inner fender well aside.
    1. Remove the bolts.
    1. Remove the pin-type retainers.
    1. Remove the screw.
    1. Position the inner fender well aside.
  2. Remove the lamp socket from the lamp assembly.
  3. Remove the bulb.

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Change front turn signal light?


Front Turn Signal & Parking Lights
  1. On some models you will need to remove the headlight bezel mounting screws and the bezel.
  2. Remove the mounting screws for the lamp assembly.
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Remove the mounting screws securing the lamp assembly

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After the screws are removed, pull the assembly from the vehicle

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Disconnect the twist lock socket from the lens housing
To remove the bulb, turn the twist lock socket (at the rear of the housing) counterclockwise 1/4 turn, then remove the socket with the bulb; replace the bulb if defective.

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Newer Oldsmobile models have the turn signal separate from the headlamp assembly ...

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... unlike the newer Buicks, where the unit is attached to the headlamp

To install:
  1. Install the electrical harness to the back of the unit.
  2. Position the signal assembly, then attach to the vehicle with the mounting screws. Tighten the screws to 54 inch lbs. (6 Nm).
  3. Insert the socket to the back of the unit, then attach the headlamp bezel if removed.

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Remove or disconnect the following:
  • Connector
  • Screw
  • Claw fitting
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  • Front turn signal lamp plug assembly
  • Front turn signal lamp bulb as shown
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To Install:
  1. Install or connect the following:
    • Front turn signal lamp bulb
    • Front turn signal lamp plug assembly
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I just changed both bulbs in my 1998 Grand Cherokee. These solutions made it possible, but i will offer some clarification and photos. First of all, all 4 screws are torx T20 as emoesmoe mentions, none are phillips. there are two bulbs that blink: the larger amber bulb is the turn signal light--dealer was cheaper than autozone and only had to purchase one bulb; the other bulb is called a side marker and it also blinks with a turn but stays on with the headlights. see photos that go along with the first two solutions. the first photo shows step one the first screw to take out. second and third photo are step two removing the second screw. the last photo shows the exposed screws to the turn signal housing after the uper light houseing has been removed:
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