Dodge Avenger: Bulb replacement - Maintaining your vehicle - Dodge Avenger Owners ManualDodge Avenger: Bulb replacement

Headlamp

1. Raise the hood and locate the connector behind theheadlamp.

NOTE: It may be necessary to remove the air cleanerfilter housing and position the totally integrated powermodule aside prior to replacing the low beam headlampon the driver’s side of the vehicle.

2. Reach into engine compartment and from behind thelamp assembly and grasp the connector.

3. Rotate bulb and connector 1⁄4 turn and pull outwardfrom assembly.

3. Rotate bulb and connector 1⁄4 turn and pull outwardfrom assembly.

CAUTION:

CAUTION:

Do not touch the new bulb with your fingers. Oilcontamination will severely shorten bulb life.

4. Pull the bulb out of the socket and replace the bulb.

5. If the bulb comes in contact with any oily surface,clean the bulb with rubbing

5. If the bulb comes in contact with any oily surface,clean the bulb with rubbing alcohol.

6. Reinsert the bulb and socket assembly and rotateclockwise 1⁄4 turn to secure.

Fog Lamps

1. Access to the lamps through the lower fascia cutout islimited.

2. Turn the steering wheel to allow access and removethe inner fender shield.

3. Rotate the bulb and connector 1⁄4 turn counterclockwise.

3. Rotate the bulb and connector 1⁄4 turn counterclockwise.

4. Pull the bulb off of connector and replace with a newone.

CAUTION:

Do not touch the new bulb with your fingers. Oilcontamination will severely shorten bulb life. If thebulb comes in contact with an oily surface, clean thebulb with rubbing alcohol.

Taillamps, Rear Turn Signals and Backup Lamps

The turn signal, brake, taillamps and backup lamps arelocated in the rear corner body panel housing.

1. Open the trunk and gently pull back the trunk linerbehind the taillamp.

1. Open the trunk and gently pull back the trunk linerbehind the taillamp.

2. Remove the two plastic wing nuts from the taillamphousing.

2. Remove the two plastic wing nuts from the taillamphousing.

3. Grasp the taillamp and pull firmly outward pushinggently on the studs from

3. Grasp the taillamp and pull firmly outward pushinggently on the studs from inside to disengage the lamphousing.

4. Twist and remove socket from lamp.

5. Remove bulb from socket and replace.

License Plate Lamp

License Plate Lamp

1. Remove two retaining screws holding the light lens inplace.

2. Gently pry the lamp assembly loose.

3. Pull bulb from socket, replace and reattach the lampassembly with the two

3. Pull bulb from socket, replace and reattach the lampassembly with the two retaining screws.

Center High-Mounted Stop Lamp

1. Open the trunk lid to find the centrally located highmountedstop lamp.

2. Twist and remove socket from the back of the lamphousing.

3. Replace the bulb and reinstall the socket into thehousing by locking it in

3. Replace the bulb and reinstall the socket into thehousing by locking it in place with a twist.

Fluid capacities

    Replacement bulbs
    All the inside bulbs are brass or glass wedge base. Aluminum base bulbs are not approved and should notbe used for replacement. LIGHT BULBS – Interior Bulb No. Front Courtesy/Reading Lamp . . . . ...

    Fluid capacities
    FLUID CAPACITIES ...

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