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Mitsubishi Outlander Vanity Mirror Light Bulb Replacement Guide
How to change a burnt out vanity mirror light bulb in the sun visor of a 2014 to 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander SUV.

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2020 Outlander Sun Visor
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Vanity Mirror Cover
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Vanity Mirror Light
This automotive maintenance tutorial was specifically written to assist owners of the third generation (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 & 2021) Mitsubishi Outlander SUV in changing a burnt out vanity mirror light bulb located in the sun visor.

Owners of other Mitsubishi vehicles such as the Outlander Sport, Eclipse Cross, Mirage, Mirage G4, Lancer, ASX, Montero Sport, Pajero, Xpander, Strada and RVR may also find these DIY instructions to be helpful.

The OEM (original equipment manufacturer) light bulb was marked as part number "12V0.167A".

The compatible replacement "miniature fuse" style light bulb part numbers include the following: TS-14V1CP, 6614F and 6641.

If you'd like to have brighter vanity lights that will also last much longer before burning out like the traditional incandescent light bulbs, install some TS-14V1CP LED units.

The only tool needed to access and replace the bulb is a small flat head screwdriver such as from a precision screwdriver set (also known as a "jeweler's screwdriver set") or a small plastic pry bar tool.

The first few steps are to sit in the front passenger seat, swing down the sun visor and flip open the mirror cover.



 

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Small Notch Bottom Edge
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Insert Small Screwdriver
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Pry Out Lens Cover
Locate the small notch situated at the bottom of the translucent plastic lens cover.

To prevent from scratching the plastic surfaces, you can either cover your screwdriver with a thin micro fiber cloth or instead use a small plastic trim panel removal tool.

Insert the blade of the small flat head screwdriver into the small notch.

Very gently pry out the bottom edge of the lens cover.

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

Do NOT pry near the top edge of the lens cover. There are two plastic tabs that could be broken.

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Lens Cover Removed
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Pry Out Metal End Cap
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Old Light Bulb Removed
Swing open the bottom edge of the lens cover and remove the two plastic tabs at the top edge from the housing.

Set the lens cover aside in a safe place.

If the old light bulb was recently turned on, be careful when you remove it. The old bulb might still be hot enough to burn your fingers.

Very gently pry out the old light bulb at one of the metal end caps with the flat head screwdriver or the plastic pry bar tool.

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Empty Bulb Socket
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OEM Light Bulb
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Push In New Light Bulb
The OEM (original equipment manufacturer) light bulb in this 2020 Outlander SEL was marked as part number 12V0.167A.

Push a new "miniature fuse" style light bulb such as the TS-14V1CP straight into the socket.

If you'd like to have a brighter vanity mirror light, install a compatible replacement TS-14V1CP LED unit.

The new light bulb should turn on immediately.

If the new bulb doesn't turn on, open and close the vanity mirror cover or press the "Unlock" button on the fob to reactivate the interior lights.

Tip - If you installed an LED bulb and it doesn't work, try removing it from the socket, rotate it 180 degrees and then push it back into the socket. Some LED bulbs are "polarized" and will only work when the "+" positive and "-" negative electrical contacts are in the correct orientation.

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Two Tabs - Top Edge
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Insert Top Edge First
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Pop In Bottom Edge
Line up the lens cover with the light housing.

First, reinsert the two tabs on the top edge into their slots.

Then gently snap in the retaining clip on the bottom edge.

Make sure the lens cover is fully seated in place.

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Test New Light Bulb
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Close Mirror Cover
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Flip Up Sun Visor
To test the new light bulb, open and close the mirror cover or press the "Unlock" switch on the door panel or the key fob to reactivate the interior lights.

Be sure to write down the bulb change in your SUV's service records.

Please check out all of the 2014-2021 Mitsubishi Outlander DIY Repair & Maintenance Guides.
 

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