Do I need to take the whole headlight assembly out to replace the turn signal bulb?

Asked by Jun 21, 2007 at 05:58 PM about the 2002 Toyota RAV4

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The turn signal indicator bulb (parking light) is burned out on the drivers side.  Do I take out the whole headlight assembly to replace it, or is there an ez access?

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No there is no easy way to get to the lights, although I think it is fairly easy to remove entire assembly to get to the bulbs.

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There is no easy way.To remove the light assbly. is also very difficult, the whole front bumper wil have to be removed, and going through the wheel well i still could not get my fingers to turn the socket. I got my fingers in the back of the light, released the latch, removed the plug, than i manufactured a tool to reach and turn the socket, it became so easy that i replaced the other light in about 30 sec.

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