How Do You Change a Turn Signal Light Bulb?


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Steps to change a turn signal light bulb include disconnecting the battery and locating the housing. The housing for the turn signal bulb is generally located in the same area as the headlight.

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Replacing turn signals requires a basic understanding of the car's electrical system and various hand tools.

  1. Disconnect the battery
  2. Disconnect the negative battery cable to avoid any accidental shock.

  3. Locate the housing
  4. The housing for the turn signal varies depending on whether it is for the front or rear bulb. In most vehicles, the rear housing is located in the trunk while the front is located in the engine compartment.

  5. Replace the bulb
  6. Once the housing is located replace the bulb. Reconnect the battery and check the turn signal.

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