Unplug the connector, remove the rubber cover 2. Once the hood is up if you look on the front the engine block you will see three black squares with wires that run off to the your left and around to the back of the block. First, you must remove the battery on the driver's side or the fuse panel on the passenger side. It is just a plug in pull out connection. Those are done when a vehicle owner shows up at a dealership with a specific complaint. I have a 1996 Tahoe, but our's are the same model.
Release the bulb retaining spring and remove the bulb. Next, you unplug the headlight plug from the headlight assembly. The three on the back side of the block are under neath part of the air intake and visible but i am unsure as to how to remove those. You should be able to see the wire clamp that … is holding the bulb in place. Open trunk, look around the area of the tail lights.
The mentioned air vent tube is fastened with a plug that looks like a button from above, it only needs to be pulled up at this spot and then can be folded to the left. A couple of years ago 2009 I purchased a replacement radiator cooling fan for my wife's '04 Saturn Ion. My Wife noticed it was blown this morning. If your Solara has this type of bulb, we do not recommend that you attempt to change it yourself. They will seem to be attached to nothing, and have nothing screwed onto the ends.
With the bulb and connection made replace the assembly back in the location behind the head light assembly. You then remove the rubber boot from the back of the headlight. Can confirm that one does not need to remove the fuse panel or battery, but the battery driver side has little room to work in. If you're missing the manual, tail light bulb replacement on your car is very simple. The video above shows you to replace the headlight in your 2001 Toyota Solara. Also, as a general rule when changing any light bulb, it is always important to not touch the glass of the bulb since the oils on your fingers will shorten the life of the bulb. Some Toyotas have high intensity discharge headlights, sometimes referred to as xenon lights.
Next, you unplug the headlight plug from the headlight assembly. Unplug the connector, remove the rubber cover 2. When you change the headlight on your Solara, it is important to not touch the glass part of the bulb with your fingers because the oil from your fingertips will cause that part of the bulb to burn hotter, which significantly shortens the life of the bulb. You have to open your hood first. Ensure Proper FitTo confirm that this part fits your vehicle, enter your vehicle's Year, Make, Model, Trim and Engine in the Compatibility Table. Make sure that the tabs on the replacement bulb line up with the slots on the headlight assembly.
After that you'll see the back of your taillight assembly and the obvious 3 nuts you need to … remove to remove the taillamp. You can find those instructions posted on another Solara specific website. What you have to do is to open the hood of your Toyota and dependant upon which side of the car the bulb is being replaced look behind the headlight. From the 1999 Owners Manual, page 258: 1. Coolant has to be evacuated from the system then, after the work is done, put back in. The mentioned air vent tube is fastened with a plug that looks like a button from above, it only needs to be pulled up at this spot and then can be folded to the left.
It helps to have a little pocket mirror and a small flashlight to inspect how the wireclamp is hooked in, it will make unhooking it easier. Pull out black clips, find the bulb that's bad, twist bulb out of the hous … ing twist to the left , pluck bad bulb from socket, replace with new bulb of same type. It's been a while since I did these to mine, so there may be a step or two I forgot, that you assuming you have any common sense with vehicles should be able to figure out on your own. Notes: High Temperature Socket; Bulb 4000, 4652, 4656, 5006, 6014, 6015, 6024, 6052, 6054, or 9003. Open your hood and walk around to the passenger side of the car. You can find those instructions posted on another Solara specific website. You have to open your hood first.
Frankly, it's much … simpler just to use the headlight switch to manually control the headlights. Make sure that the tabs on the replacement bulb line up with the slots on the headlight assembly. If you're missing the manual, tail light bulb replacement on your car is very simple. It is just a plug in pull out connection. Not sure why, but the bulbs tend to burn out faster when any oil or grease residue is left on them. Key Search Words - 2000 : Headlight, Assembly, Assemblies, Headlights.