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Remove 2001 Forester tail light (1/4 panel, not hatch light)

How do I remove a 2001 Forester tail light (1/4 panel assembly, not hatch light assembly)? We accessed the back and removed the 3 nuts, but it still seems VERY firmly in place. Push? Tap? Just yank? Other screws or clips??? Help!

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  • creaturek872 Jan 26, 2009

    Not the bulb, the whole assembly...got any ideas?

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Should just require a quarter turn of the socket to remove it

Robert

Posted on Jan 26, 2009

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    Roberta Smith Jan 26, 2009

    yes... if you are sure all the screws are removed you'll need to give it a little push from behind while your other hand holds it so you don't drop it... there is a seal that goes around the assembly to keep out water.



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