Note: This is a general guide for all vehicles.
How to Replace a Tail Light
Always wear safety glasses when working on your vehicle. Wear other personal protective equipment (PPE) when necessary, for example latex gloves or closed toe shoes.
Locate the tail light on the rear of your vehicle. They are located on each corner and light up when you apply your brakes or turn signal.
If applicable, remove any mounting screws on the outside of the tail light.
Open the trunk of your vehicle and locate the back of the tail light.
Remove the socket and bulb from the back of the tail light by turning and pulling.
Remove the tail light mounting screws or nuts.
Push the tail light out from behind.
Compare the old tail light with the new one to ensure correct fit.
Install the new tail light into the tail light pocket.
Tighten the mounting screws or nuts.
Install the bulb and socket into the new tail light.
Re-check the lights for proper operation.
Install any cover or trim that was removed for access.
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