Suzuki Grand Vitara: Bulb Replacement - Inspection and Maintenance - Suzuki Grand Vitara Owner's ManualSuzuki Grand Vitara: Bulb Replacement

• Light bulbs can be hot enough to burn your finger right after being turned off. WARNING:
• Light bulbs can be hot enough to burn your finger right after being turned off. This is true especially for halogen headlight bulbs. Replace the bulbs after they become cool enough.
• The headlight bulbs are filled with pressurized halogen gas. They can burst and injure you if they are hit or dropped. Handle them carefully.

CAUTION: The oils from your skin may cause a halogen bulb to overheat and burst when the lights are on. Grasp a new bulb with a clean cloth.

CAUTION: Frequent replacement of a bulb indicates the need for an inspection of the electrical system. This should be carried out by your SUZUKI dealer.

NOTE: If it is difficult to replace headlight bulbs or clearance light bulbs due to under-hood components trust this job to your dealer.

Light (if equipped)
Center Interior Light (if equipped)

Pull down the lens by using a plain screw driver covered with a soft cloth as shown. To install it, simply push it back in. The bulb can be removed by simply pulling it out. When replacing the bulb, make sure that the contact springs are holding the bulb securely.

Light (if equipped)
Rear Interior Light (if equipped)

Pull down the lens by using a plain screw driver covered with a soft cloth as shown. To install it, simply push it back in. The bulb can be removed by simply pulling it out.

Spot Light (if equipped)

Pull down the lens by using a plain screw driver covered with a soft cloth as shown.

type (if equipped)
Ceiling-mount type (if equipped)

Remove the bulb holder by turning it counterclockwise. Pull out the bulb.

Headlights

Low beam

(Halogen headlamp)

Open the engine hood. Disconnect the coupler. Remove the sealing rubber. Push

Open the engine hood. Disconnect the coupler. Remove the sealing rubber. Push the retaining spring forward and unhook it. Then remove the bulb. Install a new bulb in the reverse order of removal.

Open the engine hood. Disconnect the coupler while pushing the lock release.
High beam

Open the engine hood. Disconnect the coupler while pushing the lock release. Turn the bulb holder counterclockwise to remove it.

Open the engine hood. Disconnect the coupler while pushing the lock release.
Front Fog Light

Open the engine hood. Disconnect the coupler while pushing the lock release. Turn the bulb holder counterclockwise to remove it.

Other General Lights

(1) Removal (2) Installation
Bulb holder (1) Removal (2) Installation

To remove a bulb holder from a light housing, turn the holder counterclockwise and pull it out. To install the holder, push the holder in and turn it clockwise.

Removal (4) Installation
Bulb (3) Removal (4) Installation

There are two types of bulb, “Full glass type” (1) and “Glass/metal type” (2). To remove and install a full glass type bulb (1), simply pull out or push in the bulb. To remove a glass metal type bulb (2) from a bulb holder, push in the bulb and turn it counterclockwise. To install a new bulb, push it in and turn it clockwise. You can access the individual bulb or bulb holders as follows.

signal light
Parking/Turn signal light

Trust this replacement job to your dealer as the front grille and the headlight housing must be removed for this job.

light
Rear combination light

light
License plate light

light
Door illumination light

light
Luggage compartment light

light (if equipped)
High-mount stop light (if equipped)

To remove a high-mounted stop light housing the following procedure: 1) Open the tailgate, and remove the trim (1) as shown in the illustration.

2) Release the claws of the light housing by the flat head etc. through the service

2) Release the claws of the light housing by the flat head etc. through the service holes as shown in the illustration.

3) Close the tailgate. Remove a highmounted stop light housing (2) from the tailgate.

3) Close the tailgate. Remove a highmounted stop light housing (2) from the tailgate.

4) Remove the each bulb. 5) Replace the bulbs. To install a high-mounted stop

4) Remove the each bulb. 5) Replace the bulbs. To install a high-mounted stop light housing in the reverse order of removal.

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