Skip to main content

Introduction

Signal lights are an important feature of cars; they provide security for the driver and others around them. While they are proven to last long, it can be expensive to change if done by a professional. On the same line, it can be a quick and easy fix to learn for future reference and/or changing other lights in car, as it is quite similar. In this guide, I will be explaining step by step the process of repairing and/or changing signal lights in a car, requiring little to no experience on the subject.

Parts

No parts specified.

  1. 2006 Toyota Tacoma Signal Lights Replacement, Signal Lights: step 1, image 1 of 2 2006 Toyota Tacoma Signal Lights Replacement, Signal Lights: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Turn on the car, and switch the signal light ignition, so that both lights turn on.

  2. 2006 Toyota Tacoma Signal Lights Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 3 2006 Toyota Tacoma Signal Lights Replacement: step 2, image 2 of 3 2006 Toyota Tacoma Signal Lights Replacement: step 2, image 3 of 3
    • Turn on your car, and check the signal lights on the rear end of the car.

    • Identify which side stopped blinking and/or burnt out (left side or right side).

  3. 2006 Toyota Tacoma Signal Lights Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 2 2006 Toyota Tacoma Signal Lights Replacement: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • Find a new replacement signal bulb according to the side where the light needs to be replaced.

    • Use the car model, make and year to find the light that best suits the car.

  4. 2006 Toyota Tacoma Signal Lights Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Prepare to remove the old turn signal.

    • Open the hood of the lens.

  5. 2006 Toyota Tacoma Signal Lights Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 2 2006 Toyota Tacoma Signal Lights Replacement: step 5, image 2 of 2
    • If needed, use a screwdriver to remove hood.

  6. 2006 Toyota Tacoma Signal Lights Replacement: step 6, image 1 of 3 2006 Toyota Tacoma Signal Lights Replacement: step 6, image 2 of 3 2006 Toyota Tacoma Signal Lights Replacement: step 6, image 3 of 3
    • Remove the light bulb casing.

  7. 2006 Toyota Tacoma Signal Lights Replacement: step 7, image 1 of 3 2006 Toyota Tacoma Signal Lights Replacement: step 7, image 2 of 3 2006 Toyota Tacoma Signal Lights Replacement: step 7, image 3 of 3
    • If needed, replace the electric connector with a new one, aligning and screwing the replacement in the same place.

    • Push the locking and turn it counterclockwise to unscrew the bulb.

  8. 2006 Toyota Tacoma Signal Lights Replacement: step 8, image 1 of 2 2006 Toyota Tacoma Signal Lights Replacement: step 8, image 2 of 2
    • Replace the bulb with the new one.

    • Insert the new bulb. Align the pins on the bulb with the ones inside of the car.

  9. 2006 Toyota Tacoma Signal Lights Replacement: step 9, image 1 of 3 2006 Toyota Tacoma Signal Lights Replacement: step 9, image 2 of 3 2006 Toyota Tacoma Signal Lights Replacement: step 9, image 3 of 3
    • Place the new bulb back on the designated place.

    • Replace the hood/lens back on the car.

    • Turn the ignition switch on and engage the blinker lever (first step) to ensure proper instalment.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

0 Comments

Add Comment

View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 1

Past 7 Days: 4

Past 30 Days: 15

All Time: 152