Tail lights dont turn on
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.
Aug 27, 2012 |
1998 Buick LeSabre