Dodge Journey: BULB REPLACEMENT

Low Beam Headlamp, High Beam Headlamp, Front Turn Signal/Park Lamp, Side Marker Lamp

1. Open the hood.

NOTE: It may be necessary to remove the air cleaner filter housing and position the Totally Integrated Power Module (TIPM) aside to replace certain lamps in the left headlamp housing.

2. Rotate the applicable bulb and connector assembly 1⁄4 turn counterclockwise and remove the assembly from the headlamp housing.

1 — Front Turn Signal/Park Lamp Bulb.


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

3. Disconnect the bulb from the harness connector and then connect the replacement bulb.

CAUTION:
Do not touch the new bulb with your fingers. Oil contamination will severely shorten bulb life. If the bulb comes in contact with any oily surface, clean the bulb with rubbing alcohol.

4. Install the bulb and connector assembly into the headlamp housing and rotate it 1⁄4 turn clockwise to lock it in place.

Front Fog Lamp

NOTE: Turn the steering wheel to the right if replacing the left front fog lamp or to the left if replacing the right front fog lamp to allow for easier access to the front of the wheel well.

1. Remove the fasteners retaining the front lower wheel well access panel and remove the access panel.

2. Remove the electrical connector from the fog lamp housing.

3. Remove the bulb from the connector socket and install


3. Remove the bulb from the connector socket and install the replacement bulb.

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

4. Install the bulb and connector assembly into the fog lamp housing and rotate the connector 1⁄4 turn clockwise to lock it in place.

5. Reinstall the front lower wheel well access panel and fasteners.

Tail/Stop Lamp, Rear Turn Signal Lamp, Tail Lamp, Backup Lamp

The taillamps are a two-piece design. The tail/stop/rear turn signal lamps are located in the rear corner body panels. The tail and backup lamps are located in the liftgate.

Changing the Tail/Stop/Rear Turn Signal Lamp

1. Open the liftgate.

2. Remove the two fasteners from the inboard side of the taillamp housing.

3. Carefully insert a trim stick (plastic flat-blade tool) between the body panel and the outboard side of the taillamp housing with one hand and grasp the flange on the inboard side of the taillamp housing with the other hand. Use the trim stick and hand pressure together to disengage the taillamp housing from the vehicle.

4. Rotate the applicable bulb’s electrical connector 1⁄4 turn counterclockwise and remove it from the taillamp housing.

5. Remove the bulb from the connector socket and install the replacement bulb.

6. Install the bulb and connector assembly into the taillamp housing and rotate the connector 1⁄4 turn clockwise to lock it in place.

7. Reinstall the taillamp housing and fasteners.

Changing the Tail Lamp or Backup Lamp

1. Open the liftgate.

2. Remove the two fasteners retaining the taillamp housing to the liftgate from the inboard face of the liftgate.

3. Carefully insert a trim stick (plastic flat-blade tool) between the taillamp housing and the liftgate. Use the trim stick and hand pressure together to disengage the taillamp housing from the liftgate.

4. Rotate the applicable bulb’s electrical connector 1⁄4 turn counterclockwise and remove it from the housing.

1 — Tail Lamp Bulb.


1 — Tail Lamp Bulb. 2 — Backup Lamp Bulb.

5. Remove the bulb from the connector socket and install the replacement bulb.

6. Install the bulb and connector assembly into the housing and rotate the connector 1⁄4 turn clockwise to lock it in place.

7. Reinstall the taillamp housing and fasteners.

License Plate Lamp

1. Push the small locking tab sticking out of the end of the lens toward the side of the vehicle and hold it in that position.

License Lamp
License Lamp

2. Insert a small flat-blade tool between the end of the lens with the locking tab and the surrounding housing and then pivot the tool to separate the lens from the housing.

3. Hold the lens with one hand and rotate the bulb’s electrical connector 1⁄4 turn counterclockwise with the other hand and then separate the bulb and connector assembly from the lens.

4. Remove the bulb from the connector socket and install the replacement bulb.

5. Install the bulb and connector assembly into the lens and rotate the connector 1⁄4 turn clockwise to lock it in place.

6. Insert the end of the lens without the locking tab into the housing on the liftgate and then push the opposite end of the lens into the housing, making sure it locks in License Lamp the housing.

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