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Toyota Avalon Vanity Mirror Light Bulbs Replacement Guide
How to change a burnt out vanity mirror light bulb in the sun visor of a 4th generation 2013-2017 Toyota Avalon.

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2016 Avalon Sun Visor
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Small Flathead Screwdriver

This automotive maintenance tutorial was specifically written to assist owners of the fourth generation (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and possibly also the revised 2018 model year) Toyota Avalon sedan in changing a burnt out vanity mirror light bulb in the sun visor or upgrading them both to brighter LED units.

Owners of other Toyota, Lexus and Scion vehicles such as the Yaris, Corolla, Matrix, Prius, Camry, RAV4, Sienna, Tacoma, Tundra, FJ Cruiser, Venza, Highlander, 4Runner, Sequoia, Land Cruiser, IS 250, IS 200t, IS 300, NX 200t, NX 300h, RX 350, RX 450h, LS 460, LS 600h, ES 350, ES 300h Hybrid, RC F, GS 350, CT 200h, LX 570, GX 460, tC, iA, iM, xB, xD, iQ and FR-S may also find these DIY instructions to be helpful.

The OEM bulb was marked as a TS-14V1CP5Z.

Replacement miniature "fuse" type light bulbs with their part numbers are as follows:  TS-14V1CP or # 6614F, ACDelco # 13502343, Eiko # 40842 or a compatible LED unit.

The only tool needed to access and replace the bulbs is a small flathead screwdriver used to pry out the translucent plastic lens cover.

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Gently Pry Out Lens Cover
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Lens Cover Removed
To prevent from scratching the plastic surfaces, you can either cover the tip of your screwdriver with a thin micro fiber cloth or use a small plastic automotive panel pry bar tool.

Insert the blade of the small flathead screwdriver in between the bottom edge of the lens cover and the light housing.

Gently pry out the retaining clip at the bottom edge.

Then pull the lens cover down to disengage the two tabs on the top edge of the lens cover.

Try to avoid using excessive force, the lens cover should pop out relatively easily.

Set the lens cover aside in a safe place.

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Old Light Bulb Exposed
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Gently Pry Out Light Bulb
If the old light bulb was recently turned on, be careful since it might still be hot enough to burn your fingers.

Either pull out the old light bulb with your fingers or carefully pry out the bottom metal end cap with the screwdriver.

Do not use the screwdriver to apply pressure to the glass part of the old bulb to prevent from having it shatter and send shards of glass in to your face or eyes.

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Old Light Bulb Removed
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Part # TS-14V1CP5Z
The OEM (original equipment manufacturer) light bulb was marked as being part number TS-14V1CP5Z.

A few compatible replacement miniature "fuse" type light bulbs include the TS-14V1CP, ACDelco 13502343, 6614F or a brighter LED unit.



 

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Empty Bulb Socket
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Push In New TS-14V1CP
Push a new # TS-14V1CP vanity mirror light bulb in to the socket.

Tip: If you are installing an LED bulb and it doesn't work at first, try flipping it around 180 degrees in the socket.

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Line Up Lens Cover
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Re-Insert Tabs At Top
Line up the two tabs on the top edge of the lens cover with their slots and re-insert them.
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Pop In Retaining Clip
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Test New Light Bulbs
Gently snap in the retaining clip on the bottom edge of the lens cover.

To test the new light bulbs, open and close the mirror cover or press the "Unlock" button on the key fob to re-activate the interior lights.

For more, check out all of my Toyota Avalon DIY Repair & Maintenance Guides.
 

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