Front Turn Signal Light Bulb Replacement Guide
How to change a burnt out front turn signal light bulb in a 4th generation 2013 to 2017 Toyota Avalon XLE sedan.
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automotive maintenance tutorial was specifically written to assist
owners of the fourth generation (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and
the face lifted 2018 model year) Toyota Avalon sedan in changing a
burnt out front turn signal light bulb in the bumper cover.
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 compatible replacement light bulb part number is 7444NA.
(If your Avalon is equipped with halogen fog light bulbs, the replacement part number is H11.)
The tools needed to access and replace the front turn signal bulb socket include a Phillips head screwdriver, a flathead screwdriver, a 10mm socket and a 1/4" drive ratchet.
Pull Out Plastic Fastener
1/4 Turn Counterclockwise
Remove Lower Fastener
|The first step is
to turn the steering wheel all the way in the opposite direction of the
burnt out front turn signal light bulb.
Moving the front wheels will create more working room in the wheel well to access the bulb sockets in the front bumper cover.
There are three fasteners that secure the front edge of the black plastic wheel well liner or "splash guard" in place.
Loosen the black plastic screw near the top of the wheel well liner by turning it counterclockwise with a Phillips head screwdriver.
Set the plastic Phillips head screw and the base of the fastener aside in a safe place.
Move down towards the middle of the wheel well liner. Rotate the second fastener 1/4 turn counterclockwise with a flathead screwdriver before pulling it straight out.
Bottom of Bumper Cover
Loosen 10mm Screw
10mm Screw Removed
|Then look under the
front bumper cover and locate the black metal screw.
Remove the screw by turning it counterclockwise with either a Phillips head screwdriver or a 10mm socket with a 1/4" drive ratchet.
Set the screw aside with the other fasteners.
3 Fasteners Removed
Pull Back Wheel Well Liner
Light Bulb Housing
|Gently pull back
the wheel well liner to access the rear of the bulb housing.
Locate the front turn signal light bulb socket. If your Avalon is equipped with fog lights, you should see two bulb sockets.
1/4 Turn Counterclockwise
Pull Out Old Light Bulb
Push In New 7444NA
|Rotate the base of
the bulb socket 1/4 turn counterclockwise before pulling it straight out of
Pull the old light bulb straight out of the socket.
Push a new amber colored number 7444NA light bulb straight in to the socket.
(If your Avalon has fog lights, the bulb part number is H11.)
Re-Insert Bulb Socket
1/4 Turn Clockwise - Lock
Replace Splash Guard
|Re-insert the bulb
socket in to the housing and rotate it 1/4 turn clockwise to secure it in
Push the wheel well liner back in to place.
Pop In Lower Fastener
Push In Top Plastic Screw
Plastic Phillips Screw
|Push the lower
fastener back in to place.
Then push in the upper fastener and pop in the black plastic screw.
Move to the bottom edge of the front bumper cover.
Re-Insert 10mm Screw
Test New Turn Signal
|Re-insert the 10mm
screw and tighten it in the clockwise direction until it is snug.
Test the new front turn signal light bulbs by turning on the hazard signal switch.
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