RX300 1999

Exterior Lighting

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Back-up, Brake, Marker, Signal, & Tail Lights



Removal & Installation
Tail Lights

At this time the manufacturer does not provide removal and installation procedures for this component. The following procedure is a guideline and may differ from the vehicle you are servicing.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
    NOTE
    If working near and/or around the SRS system and components, be sure to disable the SRS system.

  2.  
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
    NOTE
    When disconnecting the cable be sure that the ignition switch and headlight switches are off.


    NOTE
    When disconnecting the cable, certain systems will have to be initialized after reconnecting the cable. These systems are adaptive front lighting system, power window control system, power back door system, SRS system, audio system, sliding roof system and certain DTC codes. Be sure to write down any important information before disconnecting the cable. The Toyota scan tool, or equivalent, must be used. Follow the directions on the appropriate scan tool to complete initialization procedure.

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  5. Remove the necessary trim panels to gain access to the light assemblies.
  6.  
  7. Disconnect the electrical connectors.
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  9. Remove the light assembly retaining nuts.
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  11. Remove the component from the vehicle.

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    Fig. Tail Lights and related components-RX300

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To install:


NOTE
Be sure to use new fasteners, as required.

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
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Headlights



Removal & Installation
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
    NOTE
    If working near and/or around the SRS system and components, be sure to disable the SRS system.

  2.  
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
    NOTE
    When disconnecting the cable be sure that the ignition switch and headlight switches are off.


    NOTE
    When disconnecting the cable, certain systems will have to be initialized after reconnecting the cable. These systems are adaptive front lighting system, power window control system, power back door system, SRS system, audio system, sliding roof system and certain DTC codes. Be sure to write down any important information before disconnecting the cable. The Toyota scan tool, or equivalent, must be used. Follow the directions on the appropriate scan tool to complete initialization procedure.

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  5. Remove the lower grille.
  6.  
  7. Remove the headlight assembly retaining screws.
  8.  
  9. Pull the assembly forward and disconnect the electrical connectors.
  10.  
  11. Remove the assembly from the vehicle.
  12.  
  13. As required, replace the bulbs.

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    Fig. Headlights and related components-RX300

  14.  

To install:


NOTE
Be sure to use new fasteners, as required.

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
  2.  
  3. Adjust the headlights, as required.

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    Fig. Headlight adjustment points-RX300



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    Fig. Headlight adjustment specifications-RX300

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