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2001 lincoln continental rear right tail light out. How do I remove lens to replace bulbs?

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  • leejwilson Mar 25, 2011

    I saw your description and it only covers the one light housed in the rubber 'plug' that is easily visible but what about the other two bulbs related to brake lights they appear behind a metal plate or shield?



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1. Open the Car's trunk.

2 .Grab the edge of the trunk's cloth-covered trim that is directly behind the taillight needing replaced. Pull the trim away from the taillight assembly, exposing the rear of the bulb sockets.

3 .Grab the rear of the upper-most socket and rotate it counterclockwise, unlocking it. Pull the socket from the vehicle. Notice the bulb is pressed into the socket.

4 .Grab the bulb and pull it from the socket. A slight wiggling of the bulb may help loosen it from the socket.

5. Line the new bulb up with the socket and press it in into the socket until it is fully seated.

6 .Push the bulb and socket in the hole they were removed from, and turn it clockwise to lock it into place.

7. Perform steps 2 through 6 for the bulb on the reverse side of the Town Car, if necessary.

8 .Push the trim back over the light assembly and close the trunk.

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