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Can not figure out how to replace rear signal lights. i opened trunk and removed plasic piece but dont see a socket to remove light. ust a rubber piece attached o wire.

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Black plastic wing style nuts are exposed in the truck. Remove those to remove the lamps from the outside of the car

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Is there a trick to getting to the rear turn signal on a 2003 ford focus hatchback. I had removed the screw to the lens cover but I still cannot gain access to the turn signal bulb to replace it.


Replacing tail/brake/backup lights and turn signal bulbs (coupe)

1. Make sure the headlamp control

is in the OFF position and then

open the hatchback.

2. From inside the luggage

compartment remove the wing nut

of the rear light assembly cover.

3. Using a Phillips screw driver

remove the screw. The lamp is still

retained by a spring loaded clip.

Remove by gently pulling out the

light housing.

4. Turn the bulb socket counterclockwise as far as possible and pull it

out.

5. Pull the bulb straight out of the socket.

Install in reverse order.

Replacing tail/brake/backup lights and turn signal bulbs (sedan)

1. Make sure the headlamp control

is in the OFF position and then

open the trunk.

2. From inside the luggage

compartment remove the three wing

nuts of the light housing.

3. Gently pull the light housing to

the outside.

4. Turn the bulb socket

counterclockwise and pull it out.

5. Pull the bulb straight out of the socket.
Install in reverse order.

Replacing tail/brake/backup lights and turn signal bulbs (wagon)

1. Make sure the headlamp control

is in the OFF position and then

open the hatchback.

2. Using a screw driver remove the

fixings and trim from the body.

3. Remove the socket from the lamp

assembly

4. Pull the bulb straight out of the

socket.
Install in reverse order.


Hope this helps.

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Mar 03, 2011 | 2003 Ford Focus

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How to replace bulb on rear turn signal of 1996 taurus


open your trunk ,next remove the inside trunk trim panel (on the side your lights out ) next there should be four retaining nuts on the back side of the light, remove the nuts, next pull out on the light assemble now twist out the light socket on the light that"s not working pull the bulb out of the socket and replace with new bulb , reverse the removal steps to reinstall

Dec 29, 2010 | 1996 Ford Taurus

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How do I change my turn signal rear bulb? What tools will I need?


Welcome to Fixya!

Here's the procedure on how to replace the signal light.

1. Open the trunk
2. If you have a convenience net, remove it.
3. remove the top plastic wingnut that the convenience net hooks to.
4. pull back trunk liner
5. remove the 2 plastic wing nuts found under the trunk liner
6. carefully pull the tail light assembly from the vehicle
7. squeeze the tab on the socket (turn signal lamp in the inboard socket)
8. turn socket counter-clockwise
9. pull out the socket
10. pull lamp straight out
11. push in new bulb
12. reverse steps to reinstall lamp assembly
Note: replacing left and right turn signal bulbs takes about 5 minutes.

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Dec 06, 2010 | 2001 Buick Regal

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Remove & replace right turn signal bulb


The procedure is as follows:-- Working from the trunk:
1. locate the 2 retaining knobs (doohickeys that you fasten the trunk cargo net to) for the Hard plastic trunk liner near to and inside of the rear light assembly. Unscrew the knobs.
2. Pulling back the plastic liner, locate the 4 studs (threaded posts). 3 will be located vertically in a line, the fourth, outboard and lower. Using a 10mm wrench(small), remove 3 of the 4 nuts fastening the light assembly to the body. DO NOT remove the lowest nut of the 3 in a vertical line, as this does not fasten the light assembly. DON'T LOSE THE NUTS OR WASHERS.

Working from the rear of the car:
1. Hand pull the light assembly from the car body.
2. Remove bad lamp. Twist lamp socket and pull out of assembly. Pull lamp and replace with #3057.
Reassemble:
1. Test light prior to reassembly.
2. Ensure Gasket material for assembly and studs is intact, this keeps water/dust out and dampens movement (prevents rattling and increases the life of lamp).
3. Use Reverse instruction for reassembly.
-------------- The taillight/backup light/license plate light assembly is separate from the brake light/turn signal light assembly on the Buick LeSabre. No matter what rear bulb you have to replace, you must access the trunk area to do so. Open the trunk of the Buick LeSabre.Locate 7 nuts underneath the trunk lid (3 on each end of the trunk lid and 1 in the middle). Remove each one using a nut driver.Manipulate the trunk lid at chest level and gently pull the rear taillight assembly slightly away from the trunk lid.Locate the burned out bulb sockets and then remove the bulbs. Insert the new bulbs into the socket and test by turning on the lights before reassembling.Replace the tail light assembly by aligning the studs inside the predrilled holes in the trunk lid. Refasten the 7 nuts.Remove the cargo net if applicable to replace the brake and/or turn signal light.Unscrew the plastic wingnut that the cargo net is attached to. Pull back the trunk liner.Remove the 2 plastic wingnuts under the trunk liner.Pull the brake light assembly outward from the back of the LeSabre.Locate the socket of the burned out bulb and then turn counter clockwise 1/4-inch to release it from the assembly.Remove the old bulb from the socket and replace with a new one. Test the light before reassembling. Thanks. Keep updated for any more query. You can rate this solution and show your appreciation.

Aug 07, 2010 | Buick LeSabre Cars & Trucks

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How do you replacw a rear turnsignal bulb?


Open the trunk, pull back the carpet on the rear wall of the trunk behind the tail lights. If there is access to the bulb sockets, figure out which one lines up with the turn signal and turn it counter clockwise about a quarter turn then pull it out. the bulb will either pull straight out or turn quarter turn and pull out.

If there isn't access to the bulb sockets then there will be three or four nuts or wing nuts that hold the tail lamp assembly in. Remove them and the lens. Then remove the bulb from the tail lamp lens assembly.

Jun 05, 2010 | 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier

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Replace turn signal bulb


The procedure to replace the REAR turn signal light bulb is as follows:- 1) There are three wing nuts on the inside of the trunk for each tail light. 2) Remove the piece of plastic just inside the trunk where the latch is. 3)Then remove the two thumb screws that the cargo net is attached to and the piece can be pulled up. 4)Them pull the carpeting away from the area where the tail light is located. 5)properly remove the three thumb screws. 6) Keep the bulb handy so you can fit the new bulb as the old bulb is removed out. The procedure to replace the FRONT turn signal is as follows:-- 1) First remove the front headlight assembly.And the bulbs . 2) Open the hood to remove the headlight assembly. 3) Pull the headlamp assembly straight out from the vehicle (moving the headlamp up and down slightly may help to remove it easily). 4) Front turn signal is located below the headlamp assembly (turn/parking lamp on top and the fog lamp is below it). 5) Then turn the bulb socket 1/4 turn counterclockwise to remove it from assembly. 6)Then pull the old bulb from the socket and replace it with a new one. Thanks. you can rate this solution and show your appreciation.

May 21, 2010 | 2005 Pontiac Grand Prix

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How do I change the rear signal lights, instruction manual is missing and I can't figure out how to get at it


open the trunk and you will see two screws securing the tail light housing. Remove the screws and pull the assembly out. Then you will see the socket going into the back of the housing. Twist the socket counter clockwise to pull it out along with the bulb. Then pull the bulb straight out of the socket

Oct 02, 2009 | 2003 Pontiac Aztek

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License plate bulb on 1997 Cadillac deville


this is straight out of the book ok



  1. Open the rear compartment lid.
  2. Remove the rear compartment lid trim.
  3. Pull back on the rear compartment trim panel.
  4. Unplug the lamp connector from the rear compartment lid wiring harness.
  5. Press the grommet out of the rear compartment lid.
  6. Remove the nuts retaining the lamp assembly to the rear compartment lid.
  7. Remove the bulb.

Mar 07, 2009 | 1997 Cadillac DeVille

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SOLUTION: HOW TO REPLACE REAR BULBS ON 2002 & 2004 BUICK LESABRE


Rear tail lamps for the 2002 La Sabre has eight nuts that hold the cover in place ( one piece-all acroos the back of the car). Do not remove the nuts for the lock, the cover sits in place and is not secured to the lock. Use a 10 mm deep well socket. remove the nuts and lift the cover to replace the burned out bulb(s). The bulbs are #194 or #198 (very small bulbs), not the 3057. It is easy to locate the burned out bulbs by putting the car in reverse and shutting off the engine and then put the ignition key in the accessory mode. The lights will light unless they are burned out. Simply pull them out and replace with the new ones and put the cover back in place and secure the nuts.

Feb 13, 2009 | 2004 Buick LeSabre

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Replacement of rear outside tail light assembly


If you're asking how do you change a taillight bulb, then follow this procedure:

Open the trunk lid.

Disconnect the connectors from the taillights (taillight bulb connectors are visible by looking inside the trunk at the back of the tail lamps.) There may be an interior trunk trim panel that you have to take off but in most cases its just a series of thumb screws that hold them in.


Brake Lights/Taillights: 21/5 W

Rear Turn Signal Light: 21 W

Back-up Light: 21 W

Rear Side Marker Light: 5 W


Turn the bulb sockets 45 º counterclockwise to remove the bulbs.


If you're removing the taillamps with the bumper off there are 3 nuts and screws that hold the taillight to the rear panel of the car that have to come off from the inside of the trunk.
Remove the nuts and screws, then remove the taillight.

hope that answers your question

Aug 15, 2008 | 2006 Volkswagen Jetta

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