Toyota Pick-ups/Land Cruiser/4Runner 1970-1988

Headlights

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 and 19

  1. On 1970-72 models, remove the three trim cover retaining screws, and remove the cover. On later models, the half of the grille covering the affected unit must be removed. There are seven retaining screws on 1973-74 trucks, and six screws 1975 and later (one is hidden behind the grille emblem).
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  3. Loosen the three headlight ring retaining screws, but do not remove them. Turn the retaining ring clockwise and pull out the headlight with the ring.
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  5. Unplug the electrical connector from the rear of the headlight, and remove the headlight from the ring.
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Do not interchange the inner and outer headlights. Do not disturb the headlight aiming screws located on the retaining ring mounting plate.

All other bulbs on the vehicle are replaced by removing the screws retaining the lens and twisting out the defective bulb.

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Fig. Fig. 1: Headlight removal-1988 shown



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Fig. Fig. 2: Headlight installation-1988 shown



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Fig. Fig. 3: Removing the headlight retaining screws



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Fig. Fig. 4: Removing the headlight retaining screws



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Fig. Fig. 5: Removing the headlight retaining bezel



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Fig. Fig. 6: Removing the headlight



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Fig. Fig. 7: Removing the side marker light signal lense assembly



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Fig. Fig. 8: Removing the side marker light signal lense assembly retaining screw



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Fig. Fig. 9: Removing the side marker bulb



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Fig. Fig. 10: View of the side marker bulb and lense



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Fig. Fig. 11: Removing the turn signal lense



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Fig. Fig. 12: View of the turn signal light assembly



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Fig. Fig. 13: View of the turn signal lense gasket



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Fig. Fig. 14: Removing the turn signal bulb



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Fig. Fig. 15: Removing the rear light lense retaining screws



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Fig. Fig. 16: View of the rear light assembly



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Fig. Fig. 17: Removing the rear light assembly gasket



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Fig. Fig. 18: Removing the rear light bulb



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Fig. Fig. 19: Removing the rear side marker light

 
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