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Changing the backup light bulb in a 1990 ford taurus

I can't seem to get the old bulb out. Do I need to take the metal clip off?

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  • mlwellsman Dec 04, 2008

    Thanks.....I finally just went and took it out. This bulb hadn't been removed in many years, so it was kind of stuck in there!

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Yes remove the retainer clip

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