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I want to replace drivers side tail light assemblt that was broken in an accident. How do I remove the assembly? Sincerely, Ken Norman

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Open the trunk and on the inside panel (usually grey with a carpet texture) you will find black knobs with hooks on them for a cargo net to attach. unscrew all of them and remove the panel. You will find studs from the tail light sticking through with sheet metal nust or plastic nuts. unscrew them also (usually 4 to 5 nuts). now pull out on the tail light and squeeze the light sockets and twist counter clockwise and pull the socket and bulb out. Replace the tail light with a new or good used one and reassemble everything in reverse order.

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