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I am trying to replace taillight - how do you take off the light cover

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This is an easy fix. There are two pins on the outboard side of the cover that fit into the body that must be disengaged. Open the rear hatch, Remove the two screws (Philips screwdriver) on the inner side of the cover and gently tap the whole cover towards the outside of the vehicle. The bulbs are easily accessible once the cover pops off. they are a 1/4 turn bayonet mount. Simply turn the lamp mount (where the wires go through) ccw and the base will come out of the lens.

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