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Old 08-30-2003, 03:39 PM   #1
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I was trying to buy some new front turn signal bulbs. I bought the 1157 but, the turn signal didnt want to work with them. Does anyone know why is this.
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I think you got the wrong bulb. My replacement bulbs chart list for the front turn signal is a 2057NA bulb. As a matter of fact the 1157 is not even listed in my manual. You didn't mention what year and model you have. Mine a 1992 SE.
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I was trying to buy some new front turn signal bulbs. I bought the 1157 but, the turn signal didnt want to work with them. Does anyone know why is this.
u must have a 96+ that'* when they used "peanuts" insted I guess they respond quicker, as for 1197'* I run those for my front Turn Signals, so U must have a 96 up bonnie....
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I think the 1157 on the 94 is the Back-Up lights (ive made a bulb mistake before )
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We need a year to actually help. And, it should be listed in your owners manual if you still got it. Otherwise, go to Pontiac.com and sign up for the Owners Link I think it'* called. They have most user manuals online there (PDF file, Adobe Acrobat or equivalent required)

I know our local Pep Boys has one of those "computers" where you play 20 questions, and it lists all the bulbs for your car.
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If I cant find the right bulb I go to the nearest wreaker with the newest greyhound and I grab the led'* off of everything... but then I get home and start stripping wire... then it doesnt fit right... so I give up an buy the new bulb...
so just get the right bulb, dont do what johnny dont do does.
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2057NA are in my 94. Post your year in your sig.
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I think the 1157 on the 94 is the Back-Up lights (ive made a bulb mistake before )
It wouldn't be something-57; it would be something-56. A bulb number ending in 57 is a double-filament design (e.g. 1157, 2057); a bulb number ending in 56 is a single-filament design, such as 1156, often used in backup lamps.

In actual fact, though, the extremely-useful Sylvania bulb lookup website at http://www.sylvania.com/auto/carapp/ says that the '93 Bonneville uses an 1141 bulb for backup lights. Front parking/turn-signals are 2057NA. (The "NA" denotes Natural Amber translucent tint. There'* also a 2057A out there, which is an opaque _painted_ tint, but those are crap and tend to shed their coating if they ever get wet. Make sure you use only the "NA" type for amber bulbs.)
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Hmmm lol, yup i goofes it is 1156 and it was for my turn signal... THATS the one i NEEDED i had gotten the 1141... Wow Triple goof oh well
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