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I have a 98 and pretty sure it's the same. Open the trunk on each side depending on the light you want to change. Look for a round plastic circle, and pry it open. Inside there is like a plastic screw , be careful the sides are razor sharp. Unscrew this out. after this take a very fine flat screw driver and put it on the sides of the tail lights kind of towards the side's middle outside of the tail light, there are some clips but be careful with the car's paint, insert the screw driver and push the clip, should come out,

Take out headlight and change the bulb, you will have to turn it to remove the bulb socket and replace your bulb, putting everything back is reverse of how you took out.

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