Paul's Travel Pictures

Toyota Sienna Map Light Bulbs Replacement Guide
How to change a burnt out map light bulb in the overhead console of a 3rd generation 2011-2016 Toyota Sienna.

Main Menu                 Home                Digital Cameras                Misc. Pictures                 Articles                 My Blog

Toyota-Sienna-Map-Light-Bulbs-Replacement-Guide-001
2012 Sienna Map Lights
Toyota-Sienna-Map-Light-Bulbs-Replacement-Guide-002
Gently Pry Out Lens Cover
Toyota-Sienna-Map-Light-Bulbs-Replacement-Guide-003
Pull Off Plastic Cover

This automotive maintenance tutorial was specifically written to assist owners of the third generation (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and also the refreshed 2015 & 2016 model years) Toyota Sienna minivan in changing a burnt out map light bulb in the overhead console.

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

A replacement map light bulb is part number 2825 from various manufacturers such as Sylvania, GE, Philips, and PIAA. You may also use any other miniature wedge base bulbs such as the # 168, 158, W5W, 194 or a compatible LED unit.

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

Toyota-Sienna-Map-Light-Bulbs-Replacement-Guide-004
Lens Cover Removed
Toyota-Sienna-Map-Light-Bulbs-Replacement-Guide-005
Map Light Bulb Exposed
Toyota-Sienna-Map-Light-Bulbs-Replacement-Guide-006
Pull Out Bulb - Rubber Glove
An optional step is to cover the tip of your screwdriver with a thin micro fiber cloth to protect the plastic surfaces from being scratched.

Insert the blade of the small flathead screwdriver in between the edge of the translucent lens cover and the overhead console.

Gently pry out the lens cover and set it aside in a safe place.

Pull the old bulb straight out of the socket with your thumb and forefinger. If you have trouble gripping the bulb, put on a latex rubber glove.

Toyota-Sienna-Map-Light-Bulbs-Replacement-Guide-007
Old # 2825 Bulb
Toyota-Sienna-Map-Light-Bulbs-Replacement-Guide-008
Map Light Bulb Socket
Toyota-Sienna-Map-Light-Bulbs-Replacement-Guide-009
Push In New # 2825 Bulb
Push in a new number 2825 bulb straight in to the socket.

You may also use any other miniature wedge base bulbs such as the # 168, W5W, 194, or a brighter LED unit.

Toyota-Sienna-Map-Light-Bulbs-Replacement-Guide-010
Press On/Off Button
Toyota-Sienna-Map-Light-Bulbs-Replacement-Guide-011
Gently Pop In Lens Cover
Toyota-Sienna-Map-Light-Bulbs-Replacement-Guide-012
Test New Map Light Bulbs
Test the new bulb by pressing the "On/Off" button.

Line up the plastic lens cover and gently snap it back in to place.

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

If you found this guide to be helpful, please consider making a small donation by clicking on the PayPal.com "Donate" button located to the right of this paragraph. Thank you!
(Note: I am not a registered charity. Donations are not tax deductible.)

Please help support this website by shopping at Amazon.com. Thank You! 

Main Menu            Home            My Digital Cameras            Misc. Pictures            Articles            My Blog

 

Google

Copyright 2016 © PaulsTravelPictures.com
 All Rights Reserved