Grand Prix Fog Light Bulb Replacement Guide
Pictures illustrated instructions for how to replace a burnt out fog light bulb (part # 880) in a 1997 to 2003 GM Pontiac Grand Prix.
97-03 Grand Prix Fog Light
Rear Of Fog Light
Underside of Fog Light
automotive how to guide was specifically written to assist owners of
the sixth generation (1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, & 2003) GM
Pontiac Grand Prix in replacing a burnt out fog light bulb.
The procedure may be similar on other General Motors vehicles such as the Grand Am, Bonneville, Chevy Monte Carlo, Impala, Lumina, Buick Regal, Oldsmobile Cutlass, and Intrigue.
A replacement fog light bulb is part # 880 from a variety of manufacturers including Sylvania and GE.
If you'd like to have brighter fog lights, install compatible 880 LED bulbs.
To most easily access the fog light bulbs, I'd recommend raising the car with a floor jack and securing it with two jack stands.
I needed a 10mm socket and wrench to remove the fog light bulb, but you may able to remove it by hand with no tools.
1 of 2 10mm Bolts
Removing 10mm Bolts
|As I mentioned, it
may be possible for you to remove the fog light bulb without any tools.
Just grasp the black plastic power connector at the end of the wire loom and twist it 1/4 turn counter clockwise.
Mine wasn't turning and I was afraid to break the decade old plastic connector.
Two 10mm Bolts
Pull Fog Light Forward
|So instead, I
removed the two 10mm bolts on the rear of the fog light housing and pushed
on the bare bolts to move it forward.
Then I pulled the fog light housing all the way out from the front of the car.
1/4 Turn Counter Clockwise
Burst Fog Light Bulb
Black Plastic Connector
|Once the fog light
housing is removed, you can easily grasp the white/tan base of the bulb,
turn it 1/4 turn counter clockwise, and pull it straight out.
Then pop off the black plastic power connector by using a flathead screwdriver.
Insert the new # 880 fog light bulb and reverse the steps above.
There are also brighter and longer lasting 880 LED bulbs available.
If your bulb burst like mine, be sure to empty out any broken glass pieces from the fog light housing.
Old GE 880L 12V Bulb
Fog Light Power Connector
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