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Have you looked in the trunk? I beleive the bulb is accessible from the backside. Only takes a second to tock it out. zWhich you probably already done. Look behind the carpeting. Good Luck, -Ned-

Posted on Jun 01, 2010


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SOURCE: 2003 Toyota Sienna - Need to replace left rear brake light

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I just replaced my left rear brake light on my 2005 Sienna. I followed the manual directions and removed the two metal bolts from the tail light cover. However the assembly did not come off. I could open it a little and it appeared to be bolted from the inside. I looked online but didn't find an answer. I had already gotten pulled over and I didn't want to go to the dealer so I pulled on the assembly a little harder applying even pressure to the top and the bottom and it popped loose. I didn't yank it. There are two metal pegs that have a little lip on them and thats where you are getting the resistance. Hope this helps.

Posted on Jan 11, 2009

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SOURCE: How do you remove the rear light cover in order to

Open the hatch and look to the side of the housing, there should be a tab sticking out of the side of the assembly with a screw securing it in place (It's between the trim seal and the assembly). Then in the inside of the hatch, look up to where the assembly would be, and there should be a long cylindrical nut (it's made of plastic and will have a metal center for the threads). Remove this and then you can pull the entire assembly off. You won't have a lot of room though because the wires are relatively short.

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SOURCE: How do remove the rear lens cover on the tail

The lens covers dont come off. You can access the bulb from inside the trunk. By opening the panels

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SOURCE: How do you replace brake light bulb on a 2006

you need to remove the 2 torx screws (accessable when you open the tail gate). once they are out, you are able to pull the whole tail lamp assembly out of its position, and then turn the socket counter clockwise to remove it from the assembly. replace the bulb, and reassemble. good luck!

Posted on Jun 21, 2010

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SOURCE: harrismk@How do I remove the rear tail light

You don't. The method involves removing the entire assembly and the bulbs go in from the back. This makes for much more water tight trunks.
You need to release interior trim to get at the 3 or 4 thumb screws to release the assembly. Pretty easy job, once you know where to go.

Posted on Oct 27, 2010

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