Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 Bulb Size

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Headlight Bulb High Beam
Headlight Bulb Low Beam
Center High Mount Stop Light Bulb
Brake Light Bulb
Turn Signal Light Bulb Front
License Plate Light Bulb
License Plate Light Bulb
Parking Light Bulb
Tail Light Bulb
Daytime Running Light Bulb
Turn Signal Light Bulb Rear
Back Up Reverse Light Bulb
Side Marker Light Bulb Front
Side Marker Light Bulb Rear
Vanity Mirror Light Bulb
Trunk or Cargo Area Light
Dome Light Bulb
Map Light Bulb
Map Light Bulb

The Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 is a pickup truck that was produced between 2001 and 2013. It saw two generations that were marketed across the United States. The truck came with halogen lamps for both its headlights and fog lights. 

Bulb type used

For the 2002-2006 model years, the Chevrolet Avalanche used the 9005 or the 9011 bulb for its high beam headlights and the 9006 bulb for its low beam headlights. The Fog light utilized the 881 or 881L bulb. 

For the 2007-2013 generation, the Avalanche 1500 came with a 9005 bulb for its high beams and an H11 bulb for its low beams. The fog lights utilized a 5202 bulb. 

Upgrading from factory bulbs to aftermarket LED/HID

Upgrading your car’s headlights is one of the simplest jobs you can perform on your car. This is thanks to lighting kits that have made it easier to make replacements. The latest technologies offer more light and brightness and last longer. They are also affordable. HID and LED fitments are a great option especially where you’d like to upgrade from your old halogen headlights. 

Advantages of upgrading from halogen to LED/HID

  1. HID and LED headlights are significantly brighter. 
  2. They also provide warmer light.
  3. LEDs can last up to 30 times longer than halogen bulbs while HIDs can last twice as long. 
  4. They are also energy efficient and exert less pressure on the car’s electrical system. 

How to choose the correct bulb size 

  • Contact your car dealer

Reach out to your vehicle manufacturer or car dealer to find out what size of bulb you should get for your Chevy Avalanche 1500. You will be required to share with them your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). 

  • Check online

Our Chevy Avalanche 1500 light bulb replace chart provides a list of different bulb sizes for the different lighting applications found in your car. You can run a quick check to see what bulb size matches your car’s model year. 

  • Check your factory bulbs

Before discarding your original bulbs for new replacements, check to see if they have their part/size number indicated on them. This will give you the exact size of bulb you’ll need to buy. 

  • Car handbook

Your car handbook contains information that comes in handy when replacing parts. Under “Vehicle Maintenance”, check to see if your car’s bulb sizes are provided. 

Installing new bulbs

  1. Open the hood of your Chevy Avalanche 1500. 
  2. Access the bulb from the back of the headlight housing.
  3. Unplug the power connectors and turn the bulb counter-clockwise to remove it. 
  4. Replace the old bulb with a new one. 
  5. Reinstall the bulb socket back into place. 
  6. Test your headlights to see if they work. 

Changing the headlight bulb on the passenger side may require you to remove the air box from the engine compartment or the inner fender liner if you wish to access the bulb from underneath the vehicle. In the 2007-2014 model years, you may alternatively be required to unscrew the headlight assembly. This will allow you to pull it out slightly to access the bulb. 

Additional equipment

  1. A screwdriver to remove the airbox, headlight assembly, or inner fender liner so as to access the bulb on the passenger side. 

Q&A Section

Can I put the LED in my headlights? 

Yes. LEDs are able to emit more light while drawing very little power from the car’s electrical system. You can buy an LED retrofit kit to swap with your halogen bulbs. 


  • First generation (2001–2006)
  • Second generation (2007–2013)

Bulb replacement

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