Overhead Map Light Bulbs Replacement Guide
How to replace burnt out overhead map light bulbs in a 3rd generation 2010-2015 Toyota Prius hybrid hatchback.
|Insert the blade of
the small flathead screwdriver in between the overhead console and the
translucent plastic map light lens cover.
To protect the plastic surfaces, you can place a thin cloth over the blade of the screwdriver.
Gently pry out the lens cover and set it aside in a safe place.
You may have to pry with the screwdriver at several locations around the lens cover.
Only minimal force should be needed to pop out the lens cover.
|Grasp the old map
light bulb with your thumb and forefinger before pulling it straight out of
Push a new # 168 light bulb straight into the map light bulb socket.
You can also use a brighter LED bulb.
|Test the new map light bulb by pressing the white on/off button.|
|Line up the
translucent lens cover over the map light housing and gently snap it into
Test the new bulb again by pushing on the forward part of the lens cover to activate the on/off switch.
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