Buick Encore Owners & Service Manuals

Buick Encore: Halogen Bulbs

For the proper type of replacement bulbs, or any bulb changing procedure not listed in this section, contact your dealer.

Caution

Do not replace incandescent bulbs with aftermarket LED replacement bulbs. This can cause damage to the vehicle electrical system.

Halogen Bulbs

Warning

Halogen bulbs have pressurized gas inside and can burst if you drop or scratch the bulb. You or others could be injured. Be sure to read and follow the instructions on the bulb package.

LED Lighting

This vehicle has several LED lamps.

For replacement of any LED lighting assembly, contact your dealer.

Headlamps, Front Turn Signal and Parking Lamps

Base Level Headlamp Assembly

The base model vehicle has halogen high-beam and low-beam headlamps, an LED turn signal lamp, Daytime Running Lamps (DRL), and a sidemarker lamp on the headlamp assembly.

Passenger Side Shown, Driver Side Similar
Passenger Side Shown, Driver Side Similar

  1. High-Beam Headlamp
  2. Low-Beam Headlamp

High-Beam Headlamp/ Low-Beam Headlamp

  1. Open the hood. See Hood

For the driver side, remove the windshield washer bottle filler neck by firmly pulling it straight out.

High-Beam Headlamp/ Low-Beam Headlamp

  1. Remove the headlamp bulb access cover.
  2. Turn the bulb counterclockwise and pull straight back.

High-Beam Headlamp/ Low-Beam Headlamp

  1. Disconnect the wiring harness connector from the bulb.
  2. Install the new bulb in the headlamp assembly by turning clockwise.
  3. Reconnect the wiring harness connector.
  4. Install the headlamp bulb access cover.

For the driver side, reinstall the windshield washer bottle filler neck by firmly pushing it straight into the bottle. Ensure that the filler neck clip engages into the engine compartment fuse block retainer.

Uplevel Headlamp Assembly

The uplevel model vehicle has LED high-beam and low-beam headlamps, a turn signal lamp, a parking lamp, a DRL, a sidemarker lamp, and lamps on the headlamp assembly.

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