GM Full Size Vans 1967-1986 Repair Guide

Signal and Marker Lights

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



Front Turn Signal and Parking Lights

See Figures 1, 2 and 3



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Fig. Fig. 1: Remove the lens retainers ...



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Fig. Fig. 2: ... then slide the lens forward and disengage the bulb assembly



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Fig. Fig. 3: Depress the bulb and twist it about 1/8 turn counterclockwise, then remove it from the socket

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the four bezel retaining screws.
  4.  
  5. Remove the bezel.
  6.  
  7. Remove the parking lamp retainers.
  8.  
  9. Remove the parking lamp.
  10.  
  11. Disconnect the electrical connector from the parking lamp and install a new bulb.
  12.  
  13. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
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Front Side Marker Lights

See Figures 4, 5 and 6



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Fig. Fig. 4: Unfasten the lens retaining screws



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Fig. Fig. 5: Remove the bulb assembly from the lens



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Fig. Fig. 6: Pull the bulb from the socket

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the two retaining screws.
  4.  
  5. Remove the side marker lamp.
  6.  
  7. Remove the bulb from the lamp and install a new bulb.
  8.  
  9. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
  10.  

Rear Side Marker Lights

See Figures 7, 8, 9 and 10



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Fig. Fig. 7: Remove the lens retaining screws ...



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Fig. Fig. 8: ... then remove the lens assembly



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Fig. Fig. 9: Remove the bulb assembly from the lens



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Fig. Fig. 10: Pull the bulb from the socket

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the housing retaining screws.
  4.  
  5. Remove the housing.
  6.  
  7. Gently pull out the bulb socket.
  8.  
  9. Remove the bulb.
  10.  
  11. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
  12.  

Rear Turn Signal, Brake and Parking Lights

See Figures 11, 12, 13 and 14



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Fig. Fig. 11: Loosen the lens retaining screws



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Fig. Fig. 12: Slide the lens assembly forward



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Fig. Fig. 13: Disengage the bulb assembly from the lens



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Fig. Fig. 14: Depress the bulb and twist it about 1/8 turn counterclockwise, then remove it from the socket

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the lens housing retaining screws.
  4.  
  5. Remove the lamp housing.
  6.  
  7. Remove the bulb socket by squeezing the retention lock and rotating the socket counterclockwise.
  8.  
  9. Remove the bulb.
  10.  
  11. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
  12.  

Dome Light

See Figures 15 and 16



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Fig. Fig. 15: Remove the dome lamp lens cover



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Fig. Fig. 16: Unclip the bulb from its socket

  1. Unsnap the dome lamp lens.
  2.  
  3. Remove the bulb from its socket.
  4.  
  5. Installation is the reverse of removal.
  6.  

License Plate Lamp

See Figures 17, 18 and 19

  1. Unfasten the lamp cover retaining screws.
  2.  
  3. Remove the lamp cover.
  4.  
  5. Remove the license plate lamp bulb from its socket.
  6.  



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Fig. Fig. 17: Remove the license plate lamp cover fasteners



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Fig. Fig. 18: Remove the cover



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Fig. Fig. 19: Slide the bulb assembly forward and disengage the bulb from its socket

 
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