Note: This is a general guide and may not apply to your vehicle.
How to Replace Tail Light Assembly
for the 2005 Ford F-150 XLT 8 Cyl 5.4L change
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 assembly 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 located on the outside of the tail light assembly.
Open the trunk of your vehicle and locate the back of the tail light assembly.
Disconnect the wiring harness from the back of the tail light assembly.
Remove the tail light assembly mounting screws or nuts.
Push the tail light assembly out from behind.
Compare the old assembly with the new one to ensure correct fit.
Install the new tail light assembly into the tail light pocket.
Tighten the mounting screws or nuts.
Connect the wiring harness.
Re-check the light for proper operation.
Install any cover or trim that was removed for access.
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