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Turn Signal Bulb died

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by BravesFan, Nov 20, 2010.

  1. Nov 20, 2010 at 1:08 PM
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    BravesFan

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    Ym turn signal bulb in my headlight died, so i need a new one. I have ebay bhlm, but the bulb should be the same as oem right? where should i get one, from the dealer or what, and does anyone know the part number? thanks....
     
  2. Nov 20, 2010 at 1:14 PM
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    pull the bulb and take it in to any autoparts store and they should have one
     
  3. Nov 20, 2010 at 1:20 PM
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    If all your OEM wiring fit in the Ebay headlight assembly, the bulb is the same. Don't go to the dealer for a bulb, go to any auto parts store. Bring the bulb in with you and match it up or someone there can help you.
     
  4. Nov 20, 2010 at 1:24 PM
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    Alright thanks
     
  5. Dec 1, 2010 at 1:04 PM
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    dumb question, how do i take the bulb out, i tried just pulling it out and i wont come................, do the black tabs on the sides have to do with anything?
     
  6. Dec 1, 2010 at 1:07 PM
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    did you change the blinker fluid??





























    :rimshot: come on, somebody had to....
     
  7. Dec 1, 2010 at 1:10 PM
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    wat?
    turn the connector on the back of the headlight assembly and the bulb will come out with it
     
  8. Dec 1, 2010 at 1:14 PM
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    No like how do u get the bulb out from teh plastic part connected to it....
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  9. Dec 1, 2010 at 1:15 PM
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    wat?
    for the bulf from the connector, just pull straight out. i'd recommend wearing gloves in case you squeeze too hard and bust it. make sure when you put the bulb back in that you feel it click into place and doesnt fall out.

    (sorry i cant see the pic as it's blocked at work)
     
  10. Dec 1, 2010 at 1:17 PM
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    AFTER you remove the whole assembly, turn the plastic piece and the bulb and plastic piece will come out together. then hold the plastic in one hand, and the glass bulb in the other and GENTLY pull untill they come apart. hten take that bulb to your local auto parts store and they will get you a replacement for less than $2
     
  11. Dec 1, 2010 at 1:17 PM
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    There's usually a tab holding the bulb in. You can use a flathead screw driver to GENTLY lift up on the tab and pull the bulb out. If you lift too hard you'll break the tab so be careful (you can still plug in the new bulb if you do manage to break the tab, I broke one of mine and haven't had any issues yet:eek:)
     
  12. Dec 1, 2010 at 1:27 PM
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    Alright i got it, i guess i wasnt pulling hard enough the first time, thanks
     
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