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How do I get to the brake bulbs to change them? On a 1990 GMC siera 1/2 ton pickup.There is no screws to remove the lens.

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There are 2 screws holding the tail lamp assembly to the bed. Open your tail gate and you will see them. Once the 2 screws are removed, there are 2 clips that hold the outer part of the lamp assembly. Pull rearward FIRMLY to disengage the clips. Be careful not to twist sideways or you will break the clips/pins. After the lamp assembly is disengaged from the bed, you will see thecircuit board in the back of it. Remove the 2 screws in the circuit board and remove it to get to the bulbs.

NOTE: Circuit board failures are VERT COMMON on these vehicles. If replacing the bulb does not get your lights working, chances are pretty good that you will have to replace the circuit board. (See pictures below.)
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You need to open the tailgate to gain access to the screws that hold the taillight lenses on.there are 2 screws per lens.

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