Jump to content

2012 Toyota Camry Atara S - Headlight bulb replacement


Recommended Posts

Hi Toyota family members,

One of the bulbs on my 2012 Camry has blown and instead of going to the mechanic - I am trying to replace it myself (I will be very proud if I can do that myself).

The current globe is a halogen (yelloish) light and I was hoping to replace it with something which is more on the white side - is that something possible? I am not looking to change the current system to LED but was just hoping to get something that is a bit more white than the current yellow-ish tone.

If someone has done that in the past, can you please point me to the right direction? I would like to buy the best globe in the market for maximum visibility (preferably something better than the original that I have).

Sorry I am a bit of a naive when it comes to car so would appreciate any assistance or guidance re this.

Thanks in advance!

Link to comment
Share on other sites



I suspect your problem is not the light bulb but rather dirty contacts in the wiring, causing voltage drops. I would check the light plug first, for other than bright contacts. There are contact cleaning sprays available. 



Link to comment
Share on other sites

Thanks for your suggestion, I will try that. If the globe needed a replacement, do you have any recommendation?

Link to comment
Share on other sites



Just get the correct style halogen. No halogen shines yellow, unless with reduced voltage, i.e. bad connections. Some of the newer types may be a bit blue.



  • Thanks 1
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

  • Join The Club

    Join the Toyota Owners Club and be part of the Community. It's FREE!

  • Latest Postings

    1. 2

      Any Victorian Rukus owners wanting to form a Show n Shine or Cruising group

    2. 7

      Xb parts on a Rukus

    3. 7

      Xb parts on a Rukus

    4. 0

      toyota camry atara r 2013

    5. 7

      LC 200 Limp mode & Fault codes

    6. 1

      Brake system noisy when coming to stop

    7. 0

      Hilux Rogue Model numbers decode?

    8. 0

      Fuel usage Hilux 2021

    9. 1

      Brake system noisy when coming to stop

    10. 0

      Latest Map Version.

  • Create New...