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Changing the 3rd tail light bulb on a 1993 mustang convertible

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do I take out the screws and remove the lens and light housing from there? doesn't seem to come out easily. am I missing something?

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The light has two philip screws. They should come out fairly easy. If not, you may need to put a little pressure by prying it out with a small screwdriver while unscrewing the two philips screws. If you have to do this be careful as you can chip the paint or worse; crack the spoiler. Good luck.

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Fig. 1: Remove the lens upper retaining screw and the fender side retaining screw

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Fig. 2: If necessary, unplug the bulb's electrical connection

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Fig. 3: Turn the bulb socket assembly counterclockwise and remove it from the lens

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Fig. 4: Remove the bulb from the socket



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