The source of the issue may require a simple fix or be a symptom of a larger problem. Push a new of the same amperage rating 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, etc straight in to the socket. If your Corolla is experiencing electrical problems, you should always check the fuses first, because they are relatively easy to check and cheap to change. Check the integrity of the light bulb. Ensure that the dimmer is turned up so that the lights are receiving power. Hold the old fuse up to a light source and examine it. Please help support this website by shopping at.
Another fuse location diagram is included in your owner's manual. This knob is usually located to the left of the steering wheel. A Toyota Corolla has two main fuse compartments, and its ideal to know the location for both if you ever need to change a fuse. There is a white plastic fuse puller tool attached to the underside of the fuse box cover along with a fuse location diagram. There is a fuse location diagram on the outside of the cover and also another one in the owner's manual.
If the metal strip in the translucent plastic middle part of the fuse appears to be broken, the fuse is blown and must be replaced with one of the same amperage rating e. For more, check out my other. Pull the cover off to access the fuses. Connect the negative lead on the test light tool to the negative terminal on the car battery. Pull the old fuse straight out of the socket. But since new fuses are so inexpensive, it should still be replaced as part of your electrical issue troubleshooting process. Replace the fuse puller tool at the top middle of the engine bay fuse panel.
When this happens you'll need to change the fuse. Snap the interior fuse panel cover back in place. They will just stick out a bit from the socket. If the test light tool does not light up, there may be a problem in the wiring leading to the light. Replace the fuse puller tool on the underside of the engine bay fuse block cover. The white plastic fuse puller tool is located at the top middle of the engine bay fuse box.
If you are uncertain which wire is the positive wire, consult your owner's manual for the wiring diagram. The fuse box--depending on the year of your Corolla--will have a metal or black plastic cover. Recharge or replace the battery if necessary. Assortment boxes of new in a variety of amperage ratings can be bought at various retailers such as Wal-Mart, Pep Boys, Advance Auto Parts or online at Amazon. To open the relay box, press in the release tab on the rear edge to disengage the retaining clip before pulling the cover straight off. Press the release tab at the front of the box and lift the top cover off.
Pinch the ends of the fuse puller tool to open the jaws and place them over the fuse you want to check or replace. If you can remove the bulb from the light socket, you can check to see if the filament is still intact. This 2013 Highlander is equipped with the relatively newer style of. Electrical components such as your map light, radio, heated seats, high beams, power windows all have fuses and if they suddenly stop working, chances are you have a fuse that has blown out. The battery in a Corolla is typically located directly behind the driver's side headlight in the engine compartment.
Earlier models may have the standard , which are slightly taller. If other accessories in the car, such as the radio or windshield wipers, are not functioning or are exhibiting erratic behavior, the car's battery may be low or dead. The engine bay fuse box is located at the right rear corner closest to the driver's seat. Press in the release tab on the front of the box and pull off the black plastic cover. Push the release button on the front edge of the cover which is closest to you, and pull it straight off.
Check the overall power to the car. If the metal connector inside the plastic is broken, the fuse must be replaced. Set the cover aside in a safe place. Some Toyotas have multiple interior fuse boxes including in the trunk - the video above will show you where the interior fuse box of your 2010 Corolla is located. When any lights on your Toyota Corolla develop problems, whether it's the headlights, dome lights, dashboard lights or any other lighting, it can be unsettling and sometimes dangerous if you are driving at night. If only one or two bulbs are not functioning and the fuse is intact, the light bulb may be burned out.
Locate and test the lighting controls. If one or more fuses are broken, certain lighting features will not receive power from the battery. In order to change the fuse you have to locate the fuse box. Lower the cover on to the engine bay fuse panel and push it in to place. The lead cable will run toward the fuse box. Push a new fuse straight in to the socket. To check the fuses, remove the cover or door and use fuse pullers to remove the fuse.
The two primary fuse boxes in a Corolla are located under the dashboard on the driver's side to the left of the steering wheel, often behind a small door, as well as on the driver's side in the engine compartment, just behind the battery, inside a black covered box. Follow the battery lead cable toward the vehicle passenger compartment. Then connect the positive lead on the test light tool to the positive wire on the headlight wiring harness. The video above shows how to replace blown fuses in the interior fuse box of your 2010 Toyota Corolla in addition to the fuse panel diagram location. Push the engine bay fuse box cover back in to place. Newer model Corolla fuse boxes are labeled, and will have a fuse reference diagram.