GM Astro/Safari 1985-1996 Repair Guide

Signal and Marker Lights

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



Front Turn Signal and Parking Lights

See Figures 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable from the battery.
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  3. Remove the headlight bezel-to-fender screws and the bezel; allow the bezel to hang by the turn signal/parking/marker light wires.
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  5. From the rear headlight bezel, remove the turn signal/parking/marker lamp-to-bezel screws and the turn signal/parking/marker lamp.
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  7. Disconnect the turn signal bulb and the parking/marker bulb from the lamp housing and the housing from the vehicle.
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  9. To install, use new bulbs (if necessary) and reverse the removal procedures. Check the turn signal and the parking/marker light operations
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Fig. Fig. 1: Front turn signal and parking lamp assembly-with sealed beam headlight



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Fig. Fig. 2: Front turn signal and parking lamp assembly-with composite headlight



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Fig. Fig. 3: The headlight bezel contains the turn signal and parking lamps



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Fig. Fig. 4: Note the seal around the socket. Check its condition before installation



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Fig. Fig. 5: This socket is a twist to lock design



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Fig. Fig. 6: The replacement bulb just pushes into the socket



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Fig. Fig. 7: The grease at the bottom of the bulb is to help prevent corrosion

Rear Turn Signal, Brake and Parking Lights

See Figures 8, 9 and 10



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Fig. Fig. 8: Rear lamp assembly



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Fig. Fig. 9: The taillight housing is held by this screw



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Fig. Fig. 10: The bulbs mount in sockets that twist into the taillight housing

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable from the battery.
  2.  
  3. Remove the rear turn signal/brake/parking lamp-to-vehicle screw and the lamp housing from the vehicle.
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  5. Replace the defective bulb(s).
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  7. To install, reverse the removal procedures.
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