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How to change a tail light bulb on 2008 malibu? Not the version with the wingnuts, but the "Up Model" version that says call the dealer.

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  1. Step 1 Determine how the bulb is accessed: On some models the lens (the red or white plastic part over the light) must be unscrewed from the outside, and on others the bulb is accessible only from inside the trunk. If there are no screws on the lens, you can assume that the bulb must be replaced from inside. Usually there will be a plastic cover that must be removed in order to access the bulb. There may be tabs, screws or small knobs that hold this plastic cover in place.
  2. Step 2 how to change a tail light bulb on 2008 malibu? - replace-tail-brake-1.2-120x120.jpg jQuery(document).ready(function(){ jQuery('#jsArticleStep2 span.image a:first').attr('href','http://i.ehow.com/images/a00/02/i7/replace-tail-brake-1.2-800X800.jpg'); }); Unscrew the lens on the outside, or take off the plastic cover from inside the trunk, to reveal the bulb.
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  4. Step 4 Take the bulb with you to the auto supply store to help you find an exact duplicate.
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  7. Step 7 Replace the lens or the plastic cover.
  8. Step 8 how to change a tail light bulb on 2008 malibu? - replace-tail-brake-1.8-120x120.jpg replace-tail-brake-1.8-120x120.jpg jQuery(document).ready(function(){ jQuery('#jsArticleStep8 span.image a:first').attr('href','http://i.ehow.com/images/a00/02/i7/replace-tail-brake-1.8-800X800.jpg'); }); Test your work by stepping on the brakes and turning on the headlights while a friend watches the new bulb to make sure it lights up.

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