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Go to the auto parts store and get some rust dissolving spray. Spray it in and wait a few hours. You may have to do it several times before the socket will break loose.
Posted on Jan 20, 2013
Disconnect battery cable,get rag,place over bulb and turn,break apart and get all out of socket and scrap rust out and try new bulb.
Posted on Jan 20, 2013
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
remove the trim panel at the very rear of trunk, remove it and place it out of the way, remove tail light Assembly retaining nuts top and bottom, I think there are 6 per side, pull the tail light assembly straight back to access the bulbs for replacement.
Posted on Dec 04, 2008
Its probably not a fuse issue as that would affect both sides.
when you replace a blub especially the brake lights it is possible to deform that nice flat panel of metalic strips and if you look carefully it sometimes breaks the plastic pins on which it sits, this causes poor connection to the functional bulb, the soloution is easy, get a small piece of card and fold it over till its about 2-3 mm thick then wedge it behind the panel of strips (top outside corner for brake light) and hey presto the light should work again, top tip use an umbrella and the electric seat to make sure the brake pedal is deppressed to check if alone.
Posted on Apr 30, 2009
I just had to do this, and it isn't all that easy or quick. First, gently work the gray, carpet like cover loose from the area around the tail light ,(this may give you a little trouble). Once you have done this, you will see three silver nuts. These must be unscrewed. The lower left nut must be accessed through a hole next to where the trunk lid fits. (The screws are permanently attached to the lens housing so will not drop into obscurity when the nuts are removed). After removing the nuts, GENTLY work the lens housing away from the car. You may need a screw driver to unseat the housing, but just be gentle.
You will find three bulbs inside the lens. The brake light bulb is on the lower right side. Simply pull the old bulb out and insert the new one.
Just reverse these directions to reassemble the housing.
Posted on Jun 03, 2009
just found out ...that if your rear light stays on..it's the fuse under the hood reading Battery 1....as per owners manual...and wow it worked
Posted on Jul 21, 2009
I experienced the same problem! After removal of the two screws, apply pushing pressure from the inside out with one hand on the outside of the lens for stability. The lens should push straight out.. There are 2 straight pins that are inserted into a plastic retainer that holds the assembly in place. Good luck
Posted on Jul 29, 2009
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