Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Mid Hudson Valley, NY (USA)
Re: difficulty in replacing hi-beam bulbs
Use a mirror to be sure exactly how the three tabs are spaced, and that they match exactly the tabs on the bulb. And that you have the right bulb (see your owners manual). The previous owner might have jammed a bulb in there incorrectly.
Current: '15 Sienna Limited Premium (FWD), '14 Subaru Outback, '13 Honda CRV AWD.
Past: '08 Sienna LE (FWD), '02 Subaru Outback, '02 Honda Odyssey EX