Lexus ES manuals

Lexus ES: Light bulbs

You may replace the following bulb by yourself. Before replacing, check the wattage of the light bulb to be replaced. As there is a danger that components may be damaged, we recommend that replacement is carried out by your Lexus dealer.

Bulb location

Lexus ES. Do-it-yourself maintenance

  1. Front turn signal lights (vehicles with single-beam headlights)
  2. Front side marker lights (vehicles with single-beam headlights)

■ Bulbs that need to be replaced by your Lexus dealer

■LED lights The lights other than the front turn signal lights (vehicles with single-beam headlights) and front side marker lights (vehicles with single-beam headlights) each consist of a number of LEDs. If any of the LEDs burn out, take your vehicle to your Lexus dealer to have the light replaced.

■Condensation build-up on the inside of the lens Temporary condensation build-up on the inside of the headlight lens does not indicate a malfunction. Contact your Lexus dealer for more information in the following situations:

Replacing light bulb

■ Front turn signal lights (vehicles with single-beam headlights)/front side marker lights (vehicles with single-beam headlights)

1. To ensure enough space to perform work, turn the steering wheel to rotate the front wheel away from the bulb to be replaced. Remove the fender liner clip.

Turn the steering wheel to the left when replacing the right side light bulb, and turn the steering wheel to the right when replacing the left side light bulb.

Lexus ES. Do-it-yourself maintenance

2. To protect the front bumper from being damaged, apply protective tape around the clips as shown in the illustration.

Use masking tape, etc. Do not use duct tape, as it may leave residue or damage the paint when removed.

Lexus ES. Do-it-yourself maintenance

3. Insert a flathead screwdriver between the front bumper and fender liner and then separate the front bumper from the fender liner.

To separate the front bumper from the fender liner, pry up the fender liner while pulling the front bumper outward as shown in the illustration.

Lexus ES. Do-it-yourself maintenance

4. Pull back the fender liner and turn the bulb base counterclockwise.

Lexus ES. Do-it-yourself maintenance

  1. Front turn signal lights
  2. Front side marker lights

5. Remove the light bulb.

Lexus ES. Do-it-yourself maintenance

6. Install a new light bulb then install the bulb base to the light unit by inserting it and turning the bulb base clockwise.

After installing the light bulb, turn on the front turn signal light to visually check that there is no light leaking from the bulb base.

Lexus ES. Do-it-yourself maintenance

7. Return the fender liner to its original position, and install the clip.

Make sure that the fender liner is correctly positioned on the inner side of the front bumper.

Lexus ES. Do-it-yourself maintenance

8. Engage the clips to the front bumper to install the fender liner, and then remove the protective tape.

Lexus ES. Do-it-yourself maintenance

WARNING

■Replacing light bulb

■To prevent damage or fire

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