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Jeep Renegade Front Side Marker Light Bulb Replacement Guide
How to change a burnt out front side marker light bulb in the front side view mirror of a 2015 to 2018 Jeep Renegade.

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2016 Renegade Side Mirror
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Pry Off Plastic Cover
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Release Retaining Clips

This automotive maintenance tutorial was specifically written to assist owners of the first generation (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and possibly also the 2019 and 2020 model years) Jeep Renegade SUV in changing a burnt out front side marker light bulb located in the front side view mirror housing.

Owners of other Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, RAM or Fiat vehicles such as the 200, 300, Pacifica, Town & Country, Avenger, Charger, Challenger, Journey, Dart, Durango, Magnum, Grand Caravan, Fiat 500 500X or 500L, Fiat 124 Spider, Grand Cherokee, Wrangler, Compass, Liberty, Patriot, ProMaster, 1500 and C/V Tradesman minivan may also find these DIY instructions to be helpful.

The compatible replacement miniature wedge base light bulb part number is 2827 (or WY5W). You can also use a brighter LED unit.

The only tool needed to access and replace the light bulb is a small flathead screwdriver or a plastic pry bar tool.

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Continue Releasing Clips
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Pry Bottom Edge
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Bottom Inner Edge
To prevent from scratching the plastic surfaces, I recommend either covering the tip of your screwdriver or instead use a plastic pry bar tool.

Gently pry off the plastic cover on the front of the side view mirror housing.

Start by prying in between the round frame that surrounds the mirror and the rounded plastic cover.

You may need to re-insert the tool in several places to fully remove the plastic cover.

Try to avoid using excessive force. The cover should pop off relatively easily.

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Pull Off Plastic Cover
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Light Bulb Housing
Set the plastic cover aside in a safe place.
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Release Retaining Clips
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Use the screwdriver or a pry bar tool to release the retaining clips on the bottom edge of the side marker light bulb housing.
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Pull Out Light Housing
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Pull Out Rubber Bulb Socket
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Old Amber Light Bulb
Gently pull the light housing off the side view mirror assembly.

Pull the rubber bulb socket straight out of the back side of the light housing.



 

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Pull Out Old Light Bulb
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Old Light Bulb Removed
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Push In New Light Bulb
Pull the old light bulb straight out of the socket.

Push a new amber colored number 2827 (or WY5W) miniature wedge base light bulb straight in to the socket.

If you would like to have brighter side marker lights, install some compatible 2827 LED bulbs.

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Test New Light Bulb
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Re-Attach Bulb Housing
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Secure Retaining Clips
I recommend installing the new side marker light bulb before re-assembling the side view mirror assembly.

Push the light housing back in to place on the mirror.

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Line Up Black Plastic Cover
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Pop Cover Back In Place
Make sure that the retaining clips for the light housing click securely in to place.

Lower the plastic cover on to the side view mirror assembly.

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Gently Snap In Clips
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Testing New Side Marker
Gently pop all of the retaining clips back in to place to secure the plastic cover.

Test the new side marker light bulb by turning on the headlights or by pressing the "Unlock" button to activate the exterior lights.

For more, please check out all of my Jeep Renegade DIY Repair & Maintenance Guides.
 

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