Chevrolet Equinox Owners Manual

Bulb Replacement
Vehicle Care / Bulb Replacement

For any bulb changing procedure not listed in this section, contact your dealer.

Halogen Bulbs

Halogen bulbs have pressurized gas inside and can burst if you drop or scratch the bulb. You or others could be injured. Be sure to read and follow the instructions on the bulb package.

Headlamps, Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker, and Parking Lamps

Chevrolet Equinox: Bulb Replacement. 1. Low Beam Headlamp

1. Low Beam Headlamp
2. High Beam headlamp
3. Park/Turn Signal Lamp
4. Side Marker Lamp

To replace:

1. Turn the tire to reach the access port cap located on front of wheel well cover.

Chevrolet Equinox: Bulb Replacement. 2. Remove screw (1) and turn access port cap (2) counterclockwise to remove.

2. Remove screw (1) and turn access port cap (2) counterclockwise to remove.
3. If replacing low/high headlamp bulb, remove the dust cover cap from the back of the headlamp housing by turning the cap counterclockwise.
4. Turn the bulb socket counterclockwise to remove from lamp assembly.
5. Remove the bulb from the socket or disconnect the bulb assembly from the harness connector.
6. Install a new bulb.
7. Reinstall the lamp socket into the lamp assembly turning it clockwise.
8. Replace the dust cover cap on the lamp assembly.
9. Reinstall the wheel well cover access port cap and secure by installing the screw.

Fog Lamps

To replace one of these bulbs:

Chevrolet Equinox: Bulb Replacement. 1. Locate the fog lamp assembly under the front fascia.

1. Locate the fog lamp assembly under the front fascia.
2. Remove the bulb from the lamp assembly by turning it counterclockwise and pulling straight out.
3. Disconnect the electrical connector.
4. Reverse Steps 2 and 3 for assembly.

Taillamps, Turn Signal, Sidemarker, Stoplamps, and Back-Up Lamps

Chevrolet Equinox: Bulb Replacement. 1. Sidemarker

1. Sidemarker
2. Stoplamp/Turn Signal Lamp/ Taillamp
3. Back-up Lamp

To replace one of these lamps:

1. Open the liftgate.
2. Remove the two screw covers from the taillamp assembly.

Chevrolet Equinox: Bulb Replacement. 3. Remove the two screws securing the taillamp assembly.

3. Remove the two screws securing the taillamp assembly.
4. Pull taillamp assembly out of vehicle body.
5. Disconnect the lamp wiring harness.

Chevrolet Equinox: Bulb Replacement. 6. Turn the bulb socket counterclockwise and pull it out.

6. Turn the bulb socket counterclockwise and pull it out.
7. Pull the bulb straight out of the socket.
8. Install the new bulb.
9. Push the bulb socket in and turn it clockwise.
10. Reverse steps 2–5 to reinstall lamp assembly.

License Plate Lamp

Chevrolet Equinox: Bulb Replacement. Lamp Assembly

Lamp Assembly

Chevrolet Equinox: Bulb Replacement. Bulb Assembly

Bulb Assembly

1. Bulb Socket
2. Bulb
3. Lamp Assembly

To replace one of these bulbs:

1. Open the liftgate partway.
2. Push the left end of the lamp assembly toward the right.
3. Pull the lamp assembly down to remove it from the liftgate.
4. Turn the bulb socket (1) counterclockwise to remove it from the lamp assembly (3).
5. Pull the bulb (2) straight out of the bulb socket (1).
6. Push the replacement bulb straight into the bulb socket and turn the bulb socket clockwise to install it into the lamp assembly.
7. Push the lamp assembly into the liftgate engaging the clip side first.
8. Push on the lamp side opposite the clip until the lamp assembly snaps into place.

Replacement Bulbs

Chevrolet Equinox: Bulb Replacement.

Chevrolet Equinox: Bulb Replacement. For replacement bulbs not listed here, contact your dealer.

For replacement bulbs not listed here, contact your dealer.


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