First off i imagine you have the replacement tail lights, if not you need to acquire said lights before removal of stock tail lights. approach the rear of the truck from the the back, you should see the rear window. lean forward and look in at one of the back corners of the bed. there should be two hex-screw bolts vertical in orientation, one set on each rear corner. they will be on the other side of the tail light. if you can not see the screws i imagine you have some sort of bed liner, if it is plastic i recommend removal to ease instillation. remove hex-screw bolts of tail lights with PROPER screw driver or metric wrench. negating to do this will result in a stripped bolt. If you cant figure out how to remove the tail lights by looking at them i imagine you will have a very difficult time extracting a stripped bolt.
On the rear of the removed tail light you will see several wires attached to plastic housings, these ( the plastic housings) can be removed by twisting counter-clockwise, only a quarter to half turn is needed. mark with tape on each wire you removed which one it is or where it goes, a simple numbered sequence, "1" being the top most and "2" being the one after that and so on, as to not confuse re-instillation which is pretty impossible as they are different sizes. note any non-functioning bulbs and try to get them before you re-install. replace wires into new tail lights, this time turning plastic bulb housings clockwise until secure, be careful to not over tighten as the bulb housings are plastic and become brittle over time. Repeat on other side.
To reinstall simply mount tail light where it looks like it should fit and look on the inside of the bed at the bolt holes, shifting may be needed to align brackets with hole. Replace bolts. do not over tighten! after complete re-assembly run a light test on every bulb by actuating brakes, blinkers, back up lights... if one is out remove light assembly and find the bad bulb, take it with you when you go to buy a new as to not purchase the wrong one.
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how do you change the tail lights on a 1996 Nissan pick up?
If your truck has a bedliner....its behind it. It took our mechanic 45 minutes to figure it out.
They are tied to either the brake lights or the tail lights.
The color for any tail light on a vehicle is red.
Check fuses, common circuit
You may have to replace the headlight switch since your tail lights are tied into the same switch.
Because you have bad lights.
You can access the Nissan taillights from the cargo compartment. Remove the tail light assembly cover. Remove the tail light wiring harness. Remove the tail light assembly retaining bolts.
open your trunk to get access to your tail light, unscrew some plastic snap-on-screws to get to the panel that holds all your tail lights move the fabric uncling the panel CAREFULLY and change your burn bulbs
Tthe dashbord lights and tail lights are on the same circuit. On my 2000 Xterrra the 15a fuse is located in the fuse panel under the hood labeled 'TAIL'.
Those tail lights could be the brake lights you are seeing and that would be a faulty brake light switch or the brake light switch is out of adjustment.
buy a different model Nissan sucks!!!!!
If it is the same as the 1993 version, there will be screws/bolts in the back of the bed that you can unscrew/unbolt and u should be able to get at the tail-lights from there.
the fuse should be labelled tail lights.(whats the problem with no. plate lights?)
how to change the rear tail light bulb on a 2004 Nissan maxima
Try of anyway until you discover the issue. Nissan will give you an award if you find out.
Because the switch is in the on position
It controls the headlights, dash lights, tail lights and park lights. You don't repair it you replace it.
Tail lights and break lights are different things pretty much all the time. You see, tail lights run all the time the car is on and break lights only turn on when the break is pressed. If you would like to find out which lights are the breaklights, have a friend watch the back of the car, turn it on, push the breaks a few times and see which lights flash. The lights that flash are your break lights!
Its the brake switch on the brake pedal. Its a plunger like switch, its usually the only thing on the brake pedal. Its pretty easy and cheap to change.
The instrument panel lights are controlled by the same fuse as the tail lights which is a 15 amp fuse located in the panel in the engine compartment adjacent to the battery. The fuse is only labeled for the tail lights.
blown fuse, bad wire, bad bulb....
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