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How to Replace Headlight Assembly Toyota Camry 2012-2017

Step-by-step procedure on how to replace the headlight assembly on a Toyota Camry 2012-2017.

ESTIMATED TIME 45 mins - 1.5 hour
DIY COST $ 70 - 200
DIFFICULTY Intermediate

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What you will need

Procedure

  1. Remove the front bumper. If you need help with this step. Follow the step-by-step procedure for removing the front bumper.
  2. Removing the front bumper of the Toyota Camry.

     

  3. Remove the 10mm bolts on the headlight assembly using a 10mm socket wrench. There will be three bolts above and one bolt on the side of the headlight assembly.Removing the bolts above the headlight assembly.

     

     

     

    Removing the bolts above the headlight assembly.
  4. Unlock the tab above the headlight assembly where the bolts were installed; pull the tab up to release it.Unlocking the tabs holding the headlight assembly.

     

  5. Once the tabs are unlocked, the headlight assembly can come off the vehicle.Removing the headlight assembly of the Toyota Camry.

     

  6. Disconnect the electrical connectors behind the headlight assembly by squeezing the tab on the connector and pulling them out.Removing the electrical connectors of the light bulb on the headlight assembly.

     

  7. You can also remove the light bulbs by simply twisting them counterclockwise.Removing the light bulbs on the headlight assembly.

     

  8. Get the new headlight assembly and attach the connectors for the light bulbs by simply pushing the connectors into the light bulbs.Reconnecting the electrical connectors of the light bulbs.

     

  9. Line up the new headlight assembly and push in the tabs above the headlight assembly to lock the headlight assembly in place.Pushing the tabs to lock the headlight assembly.
  10. Reinstall the 10mm bolts on the headlight assembly.Reinstalling the 10mm bolts on the headlight assembly.

     

    Reinstalling the 10mm bolts on the headlight assembly.
How to Replace Headlight Assembly Toyota Camry 2012-2017 Step-by-step procedure on how to replace the headlight assembly on a Toyota Camry 2012-2017.