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Toyota Sienna Headlight Bulbs Replacement Guide
How to change a low beam, high beam or front turn signal light bulb in a 3rd generation 2011 to 2014 Toyota Sienna.

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2012 Sienna Headlight
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Signal - Low Beam - High
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Base of Low Beam Bulb

This automotive maintenance tutorial was specifically written to assist owners of the third generation (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and most likely also 2015 model year) Toyota Sienna minivan in changing a burnt out low beam, high beam, and front turn signal light bulb in the headlight assemblies.

Owners of other Toyota vehicles with similar headlight housings such as the Tacoma, Tundra, FJ Cruiser, Hilux, Venza, Highlander, 4Runner, Sequoia, RAV4 and Land Cruiser, may also find these DIY instructions to be helpful.

Replacement bulbs with their part numbers are as follows: Low Beam # H11, High Beam # 9005 and Front Turn Signal # 3457A or 3457NAK.

No tools are needed to replace any of the headlight bulbs. You may need rubbing alcohol and a paper towel to clean the glass part of the new halogen bulbs if they get dirty.

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Press Release Button
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Slide Off Power Plug
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1/4 Turn Counter Clockwise
The first two steps are to pop open the hood and then move to the side of the minivan with the burnt out headlight bulb.

The low beam bulb is located at the center of the headlight assembly.

Reach in behind the headlight housing, press the release tab on the electrical connector and slide it straight off the base of the old low beam bulb.

Rotate the base of the bulb 1/4 turn counter clockwise to unlock it and pull it straight out of the housing.

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Pull Out Old Low Beam
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Philips H11 LL Low Beam
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Low Beam Bulb Socket
Try to avoid touching the glass part of the new halogen low beam bulb with your fingers or anything greasy in the engine bay.

If you do get the new bulb dirty, wipe it clean with an alcohol moistened paper towel.

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Insert New H11 Bulb
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1/4 Turn Clockwise - Lock
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Push On Electrical Connector
Insert the new H11 bulb straight in to the socket and rotate it 1/4 turn clockwise to lock it in place.

Push the power plug straight on to the base of the new low beam bulb until it clicks securely in to place.



 

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High Beam - Inner Corner
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Base of High Beam Bulb
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Push Plug Release Tab
The high beam bulb is located near the inner corner of the headlight assembly.

Reach in behind the housing, press the release button on the electrical connector and slide it straight off the base of the old bulb.

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1/4 Turn Counter Clockwise
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Remove Old High Beam Bulb
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Sylvania 9005 12V 60W
Rotate the base of the old high beam bulb 1/4 turn counter clockwise and pull it straight out of the housing.
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Insert New 9005 Bulb
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1/4 Turn Clockwise - Lock
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Push On Power Plug
Try to avoid touching the glass part of the new halogen bulb with your fingers or anything greasy in the engine bay. If you do get the bulb dirty, wipe it clean with an alcohol moistened paper towel.

Insert the new # 9005 high beam bulb in to the socket and rotate it 1/4 turn clockwise to secure it in place.

Push the power plug straight on to the base of the new bulb until it clicks securely in place.

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Turn Signal - Outer Corner
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Turn Signal Bulb Socket
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1/4 Turn Counter Clockwise
The front turn signal light bulb is located at the upper outer corner of the headlight housing.

Reach in behind the assembly and rotate the light grey turn signal bulb socket 1/4 turn counter clockwise before pulling it straight out of the housing.

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Pull Out Old 3457NAK
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1/4 Turn Clockwise
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Test New Headlight Bulbs
Pull the old bulb straight out of the socket and push in a new amber colored # 3457A or 3457NAK.

Re-insert the socket in to the housing and rotate it 1/4 turn clockwise to secure it in place.

Test the new bulbs by turning on the headlights, flashing the high beams and activating the hazard signals.

For more, please check out my other Toyota Sienna Repair & Maintenance Guides.
 

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