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Need to replace tail light

1999 Saab 9-5 wagon
I cannot figure out how to install the tail light bulbs.  I cannot get the light cover off.  Thank you in advance.

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Hiya,Open your tailgate and you will see 2 plastic plugs on the light unit these are covering the 2 torx screws which are retaining the lamp unit remove these screws with the SAAB toolkit and you will be able to slide the unit out to replace your faulty bulb.

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Hi,If you open the tailgate you will see two plastic plugs on the light unit prise these out and you will see the 2 torx screws these can be removed with the SAAB toolkit you can then slide the lamp unit out to replace the faulty bulb.

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