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Cannot remove tail light assembly

I need to change my turn signal light bulb, but cannot remove the plastic assembly. How do I remove the rear driver's side tail light assembly?

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  • Lilly Weber Oct 27, 2008

    We got 2 screws off on the outside of the trunk. Where are the bolts in the trunk? Under the carpet material? Thanks.

  • Anonymous Nov 19, 2008

    We have a hatchback Aveo and was told by the dealer that the plastic assembly just lifts off once the two bolts are removed. I am afraid it will crack. We have pulled and pulled.

  • mikerigel Mar 09, 2009

    I have the same problem.  I see one white tab but I don't know how I could get a hammer in there...

  • mikerigel Mar 09, 2009

    I see one white prong but I don't know how I can get the correct angle with a hammer because I don't have the clearance...

  • StarKeeper May 11, 2010

    tail light assembly is in the trunk... for safety Chevrolet and many others have put the assembly in the trunk... just look in the trunk for plastic bolts holding on the covers. once those are removed it should show nuts holding on the outside light covers... and from there you should be able to change the bulbs,

  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2014

    remove tail light assembly

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    How to remove rear tail light

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    i need to change turn signal bulb drivers side. am not sure how to remove headlight assembly

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    where dose the ground wire connect to light assembly?

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I had the HARDEST time with the lights...I never realized changing a bulb would be so difficult. Once you unscrew what you need to, go into the trunk and pull the lining away from the back part of the light. There are the white prongs that you will need to tap with a hammer until they pop out and then the light assembly will come out. Be careful though, I got a little too impatient and broke mine. I used a binding agent to hold it back in place though...GOOD LUCK!

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Remove the two screws.

Take a flat head screwdriver and GENTLY pry along the opening of the assembly and te assembly comes out.

Turn the white electrical fitting counterclock wise to remove from the lens assembly.

Push and twist the bulb counter clockwise to remove.

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