Heat from headlight bulb may cause rubber cover to harden and stick to base of bulb. Other compatible bulbs include 158, , W5W or you can choose a brighter unit. Still only a 30 minute job, start to finish. Advance Auto Parts has 3 different Low Beam Headlight Bulb for your vehicle, ready for shipping or in-store pick up. I placed the functioning passenger side bulb into the drivers side socket, and it still did not light. I have repeatedly had to replace headlight bulbs on this car, now the driver's side low beam will not work.
I am sick of this. We can't guarantee that a design change would be made, but your honest feedback may help us to evaluate different alternatives. If your Prius is still in warranty or even slightly out of warranty check into the , you may be able to get the replacement covered. If your Prius is equipped with halogen bulbs, removing them will be a simple matter of undoing the metal retainer clips by pressing on them to free the bulb, or by simply twisting the bulb free from its socket, depending on the style of bulb. Edit2: Seems like I was right.
It wasn't easy prying it up, thickness and available angles to get at it with. Submitted 2019-01-16 By Pat From Greer This is a perfect fit for 2013 Toyota Prius v high beam. My suggestion would be to drop the bumper off the car. The warranty on the headlights would be extended to five years or 50,000 miles from three years or 36,000 miles under the proposed settlement. When it comes to your Toyota Prius C, you want parts and products from only trusted brands. I am pleased that our actual president is taking care of us; maybe you are one of the few that puts corporate gains ahead of citizens wellbeing. I am used to the replacement bulbs that do both high and low.
It was delivered in a very timely manner and I was very pleased with my purchase. I couldn't even tell my headlights were on. Later model years will even offer multiple options for headlight bulbs in the same year, offering the brighter high intensity discharge H. One of the plastic fins snapped off on me as well. Unscrew the black plastic wheel well fastener with a flathead screwdriver and remove the center plastic pin piece. I know that mine have clips on them that require a magical tapdance to remove lol or just pulling hard enough Found a solid metal tab that looked like it would slide out from. Some say one headlight turns off randomly, while other have reproted both going off at the same time.
It does help to look at the other headlight to see how it should be oriented, or as you're removing the old one, take notice. Test the new turn signal bulb by activating the hazard signals. Hello, I was delighted to recieve you're email. Even if you are left fumbling with the rubber cover for a few minutes. The drive home was not fun.
My tutorial is the quick method. Safety and crash data from and. Replacement bulbs with their part numbers are as follows: Low Beam , High Beam or , Front Parking Light , Side Marker , Front Turn Signal or , and Fog Light or. A bit jittery but it is a great supplement. This was very difficult for me since one of my tabs had previously broken so I didn't have much leverage. Some Prius models will require you remove the cover to the panel lid, as well as a plastic air vent in order to be able to access the headlight. Test the new bulbs by turning on the headlights, flashing the high beams, and activating the hazard signals.
Toyota recommends removing the bumper and headlight. I will have a tutorial for that in the near future. The first one does a good job of explaining how to worm your hand into place and the second one it's linked to start a bit later shows the headlight assembly off the car and you'll be able to see exactly what you'll be doing. But thanks for the nice graphics and photos. Here's my take on headlight bulb replacement. Greater visibility, and the factory installed cutoff ensures I don't blind oncoming traffic.
Item in Good Condition Guaranteed If the part we ship to you arrives in damaged or non-working condition, we will ship another item out to you immediately. I did a quick Google search and it 2013 Prius uses h11 bulbs. I have contacted Toyota twice and obviously get serviced by a local Toyota Dealer; Toyota refuses to own this problem. Bulb packaging needs to read clearly what is inside. This guide covers all models up to the most current Toyota Prius; the procedure for headlight installation of all of generations of the Toyota is very similar, with only very minor variations.