Q: How do I replace the front turn signal, parking light or side marker bulb?

asked by on

How do I replace the front turn signal, parking light or side marker bulb?

Your car uses the same bulb for the front turn signal, parking light and side marker. Like the rest of the lights on your car, these will eventually burn out and need to be replaced. Here’s how to install a new one:

  1. You have to access both the driver and passenger side bulbs from the inside of the wheel wells.

  2. Turn the wheels in the opposite direction. For instance, turn the wheels all the way to the right to access the driver side bulb, and all the way to the left to access the passenger side bulb.

  • Locate the clips holding the inner fender liner in place and remove them.

  • Pull the fender liner out so you can access the bulb housing. If you have a 1.8-liter engine, you’ll need to pull out the intake duct tube as well (on the driver side only).

  • Turn the socket counterclockwise.

  • Pull it out of the housing.

  • Remove the old bulb.

  • Install the new one.

  • Check that the bulb is working.

  • Replace the socket and bulb in the housing and lock in place.

  • Replace the fender liner and clips.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. How do I replace the front turn signal, parking light or side marker bulb?

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Car wont move when in drive or reverse what to do

Hello, thank you for writing in. Most commonly, this is caused by low transmission fluid or a failed up. Check the level and condition of the fluid, and if it is low, you may have a leak. You may also...

Q: What does the Malfunction Warning light mean?

The Malfunction Warning light is located on the instrument panel, and is connected to your emissions system. When your vehicle’s emissions are not as expected, the Malfunction Warning light will illuminate. The light will also come on if the system...

Q: Humming sound when car is running

Hey there. A humming sound is a common noise made by bad wheel bearings or defective tires. A wheel bearing plays a huge role in the safety and stability of a vehicle. Being that they are such crucial components, I...

Related articles

P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.