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(i) Use a "star" screwdriver to unscrew the two(2) black screws on the outside.

On the inside if there is a canvas remove this by gently unscrewing the two(2) black plastic screws

(ii) Use a No. 8 spanner to remove the nut on the inside.

(iii) Pull gently the whole casing containing all the rear lights(brake/turn signal/reverse/blinkers)

(iv) Determine which bulb needs replacement by switching your lights on and have someone step on the brakes for you.( with the ignition turned on)

(v) The part number( for brake light) is 1157 and is available at the nearest Autozone

(v)Remember not to lose the screws Replace everything as it was

Happy Driving.I just change mine today 1/3/05.

I did this today 7/14/10. The only thing that was confusing for me was removing the whole casing. You have to jiggle it a little to manuever it off because the outside part is hooked on.

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