Replacing exterior bulbs

Replacing exterior bulbs  - Bulb replacement - Lights - Lincoln MKX Owners Manual - Lincoln MKX

Check the operation of all the bulbs frequently.

Replacing headlamp bulbs

Check the operation of all bulbs frequently.

1. Make sure that the headlamp control is in the off position.
2. Open the hood.
3. Remove the bulb cover.

4. Turn the bulb holder

4. Turn the bulb holder counterclockwise and remove it.

5. Disconnect the electrical

5. Disconnect the electrical connector.

WARNING: Handle a halogen headlamp bulb carefully and keep

WARNING: Handle a halogen headlamp bulb carefully and keep out of children’s reach. Grasp the bulb only by its plastic base and do not touch the glass. The oil from your hand could cause the bulb to break the next time the headlamps are operated.

6. Reverse the procedure to install the new bulb.

Replacing HID headlamp bulbs (if equipped)

The low beam headlamps on your vehicle use a “high intensity discharge” source. These lamps operate at a high voltage. When the bulb is burned out, the bulb and starter capsule assembly must be replaced by your authorized dealer.

Replacing front parking lamp/turn signal bulbs

1. Make sure the headlamp switch is in the off position, then open the hood..
2. At the wheel well, remove the fasteners from the splash shield, then pull the splash shield back to gain access to the bulbs.

3. Rotate the bulb socket

3. Rotate the bulb socket counterclockwise and remove from the lamp assembly.

4. Carefully pull the bulb out of the

4. Carefully pull the bulb out of the socket.

5. Reverse the procedure to install the new bulb.

5. Reverse the procedure to install the new bulb.

Replacing side marker bulbs

Your vehicle is equipped with LED side marker bulbs. It is designed to last the life of the vehicle. If replacement is required, see your authorized dealer.

Replacing backup lamp bulbs

The backup lamp bulb is located in the lower portion of the tail lamp assembly. Follow the below steps to replace the bulb.

Note: Your vehicle is equipped with a tail/stop/turn/sidemarker lamp assembly containing integral multiple light emitting diodes (LED). See your authorized dealer for the replacement LED module.

1. Make sure the headlamp switch is in the off position and then open the liftgate to expose the lamp assembly bolts.
2. Remove the two bolts from the lamp assembly.
3. Carefully remove the lamp assembly away from the vehicle by pulling the assembly straight out to expose the bulb socket. DO NOT TIP THE LAMP ASSEMBLY SIDEWAYS.

4. Rotate the bulb socket counterclockwise and remove from lamp

4. Rotate the bulb socket counterclockwise and remove from lamp assembly.
5. Pull bulb straight out of socket and snap in the new bulb.
6. Install the bulb socket into the lamp assembly and rotate clockwise.
7. Carefully install the tail lamp assembly on the vehicle by securing the lamp assembly with two bolts.

Replacing supplemental liftgate lamp assembly

Your vehicle is equipped with a liftgate lamp assembly containing integral multiple light emitting diodes (LED). If one or more LEDs burn out, the complete lamp module has to be replaced. See your authorized dealer for the replacement LED module.

Replacing high-mount brake lamp bulbs

Your vehicle is equipped with an LED center high-mount stop lamp. It is designed to last the life of the vehicle. If replacement is required, see your authorized dealer.

Replacing license plate lamp bulbs

1. Make sure the headlamp switch is in the off position.
2. Remove the two screws and the license plate lamp assembly from the liftgate.

3. Carefully pull the bulb straight

3. Carefully pull the bulb straight out from the lamp assembly.

Install new bulb(s) in reverse order

Replacing fog lamp bulbs

Replacing fog lamp bulbs

1. Make sure the fog lamp switch is

1. Make sure the fog lamp switch is in the off position.
2. From underneath the vehicle, remove the splash shield and rotate the harness/bulb assembly counterclockwise, to remove from the fog lamp.
3. Carefully disconnect the bulb from the harness assembly via the two snap clips.

Install the new bulb in reverse order

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