Headlight Bulb Replacement

Discussion in 'Gen 4 Prius Care, Maintenance and Troubleshooting' started by Daboo, Jan 11, 2020.

  1. Daboo

    Daboo Junior Member

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    What kind of headlight bulb is in the 2016 Prius? Is it a simple and standard LED replacement? Or something custom for Toyotas?

    I was looking through the forum, but I'm not seeing any threads on this. Maybe they just last and never need to be replaced?

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    Chris
     
  2. JimboPalmer

    JimboPalmer Tsar of all the Rushers

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    I finally had a headlight fail on my 2012 Prius v Three with halogen bulbs, I am not really sure you have a v.
    If you have the Liftback Prius, your headlights my be LEDs.

    In my 2012 Prius v, there are two types of headlights Halogen and LED

    Light bulbs
    Low: H11 halogen bulbs
    High: HB3 halogen bulbs or HB3 LED bulbs
     
  3. alanclarkeau

    alanclarkeau Senior Member

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    Life expectancy is longer than my life expectancy - much longer than your PRIUS Gen 4 will last. I believe the bulb may not be individually replaceable, as with many new cars - I could be wrong on that.
     
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    Georgina Rudkus Senior Member

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    The halogen high beams take 9005 bulbs, not HB3 ones.
     
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    alanclarkeau Senior Member

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    Just to clarify (in case someone reads only part of this thread in years to come) - this refers to a PRIUS v, not a Gen 4 which has LED.
     
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