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Re: were do i replace the tail light bulb?
On most vehicles you are going to have to access this through the trunk. Open the trunk and whichever side you are going to start with you may have to peel back some of the carpeting along the area where the taillights would be. There may be a panel back there that you will have to open, or you may have one that you have to loosen the screws and remove the tail light cover box. It just depends on your particular application. I don't see any vehicle information listed so I can't be specific. Make sure and replace these in pairs because chances are the other one will burn out in two weeks. Hope this is of some help.
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1. Replace your car tail light. You will need working
gloves to protect your hand during the process. Of course you will also
need a screwdriver, cleaning cloth, wire brush, and a good set of tail
2.Understand that different models of car have different set of tail light covers.
Naturally, these covers will require different un-installation
procedures. So, determine if you can dismount the cover from the outside
or you will have to dismount it from the trunk of the car.
3.Determine how to dismount the tail light cover, carefully detach it from the car.
You can use different sets of screwdrivers for this. Be careful not to
break the tail lights cover. The important thing is you must be able to
expose the bulb in order to extract it.
4.Remove the tail lights cover, unscrew the bulb from its socket. Sometimes you will have to press a little and twist the bulb in order to extract it from the socket.
5.Extract the bulb, bring it to your favorite auto parts and accessories store and find the exact match of your tail light bulb. Be sure to get the correct match because if you use other types of bulb, your tail lights may not work properly.
6.Reinstall the tail light bulb, clean the aluminum casing of the tail light. Wipe the socket and wiring with a dry cloth. You can use wire brush if there are corrosion around the tail light casing.
7.Put the good bulb on the socket. You might still need to apply a little pressure on the socket before you can install it fully.
8.Reinstall the tail light bulb, replace the cover of the tail lights and secure it tightly.
9.Test to make sure your new tail lights are working. Start the engine and apply the brakes. You can ask someone to see if the tail lights are really working.
check see tail light lens has 4 screws holding it in place.if so remove 4 screws then remove rear tail light lens then replace tail light bulbs.if you have trouble replacing tail light bulbs the auto parts store sales person will help you free of charge and help you replace bulbs.i have seen auto parts stores sales person help people replace batteries,windshield wiper blades and light bulbs in vechicle if you have trouble fixin it your self.
Open the trunk, and pull back the carpet behind the tail light assembly-- you should see 3 different sets of wires going into the back of the tail light assembly. Pick the one you need to replace, and give it about a quarter turn counter-clockwise, and the bulb, harness, and wire can be pulled out of the tail light. Replace the burned out bulb in the socket, and reinstall the bulb just as you removed it. If you have difficulty getting to the wiring harnesses to dislodge them from the tail light assembly, you can remove the tail light entirely by unscrewing the black plastic wingnuts that hold the tail light assembly in place. It may take a little bit of effort to get them started, but will allow you to see what you are doing a bit better.
process for replacing tail light bulbs is the same in all models. If
you have a burnt-out tail light bulb, you may need to replace the
brake light, the reverse light or the turn signal. The procedure to
replace each of the bulbs is the same.
Open the Hummer's rear swing gate. This will expose the edge of the
vehicle's tail light assembly. You'll see two small Phillips head
screws that hold the tail light assembly in place. Put on your
Remove the two screws from the tail light assembly. Pull the tail
light out and inspect the back for two bulbs. The top bulb is the
brake light and turn signal. The bottom bulb is the reverse bulb.
Determine which bulb you need to replace.
the bulb's socket counterclockwise to disconnect it. Unplug the bulb
from its socket.
the replacement bulb into its socket firmly. Insert the socket back
into the tail light. Turn it clockwise to secure it in place.
the tail light into its cradle. Hold it with one hand and replace
the Phillips head screws with the other.
to replace the GM tail light bulb, you will drop down the tail gate and you will notice 2 screws on the tail light assembly, you will remove those 2 screws with the proper screw driver, once you do that the whole tail light assembly will come off, then you will see onother 2 screws holding the light panel to the tail light assembly, or brackets holding the light panel to the tail light assembly remove either or and you will have access to the three bulbs on that light panel, replace the burnt one and follow the same intrunctions to put back.
TAIL LAMP REPLACEMENT
Open the rear compartment.
Remove wingnut and pull back the rear compartment trim panel from the tail lamp.
Remove the wingnuts from the tail lamp.
Remove the tail lamp from the rear body panel.
Disconnect the electrical connector from the tail lamp.
Remove the tail lamp socket, turning counterclockwise.
Remove the bulb from the tail lamp socket.
Remove the sidemarker lamp socket, turning counterclockwise.
Remove the bulb from the sidemarker lamp socket.
Install the bulb to the tail lamp socket.
Install the bulb to the sidemarker lamp socket.
Install the sidemarker lamp socket, turning clockwise.
Install the tail lamp socket, turning clockwise.
Connect the electrical connector to the tail lamp.
Install the tail lamp to the rear body panel.
Install the wingnuts to the tail lamp.
Pull back the rear compartment trim panel to the tail lamp and install the wingnut.
Close the rear compartment.
Inside the trunk, under the carpet behind the tail lights will be a whole bunch of small plastic nuts, running from one side of the car to the other. Take all of these plastic nuts off, and the whole tail light assembly will come off in one large piece. Find the bulb you need to replace, and reassemble
tail light bulbs are replaced by removing the tail light housings. The housings are accessed by removing the nuts, the nuts are secured behind the inner trunk liner inside the trunk. Remove fasteners holding liner in place, remove 3 nuts for each housing(i believe it's 3 nuts if my memory serves me right), remove housing and replace bulbs
not sure which top tail light you mean? do you wish to replace bulb or actual lamp on the rear screen? this is the high level brake light ! OR do you wish to replace bulb in one of the rear tail lamps offside/nearside ? which ever ? the h/level brake light bulb is accessable for bulb from the rear panel on hatch behind lamp bulb is 16 watt capless push in type