How do you remove the head and side lights on a 1996 Ford Mustang?
1) Open hood and locate black plastic shield above the headlights. 2) Unscrew black plastic screw on the shield in the very corner and fold the shield toward the center of the car. 3) You can unscrew and replace the headlight bulb or remove the three screws holding the headlight assembly and take the whole assembly out (if you want). 4) For the turn signal (corner unit), there is another single screw near the fender that holds the corner unit. Unscrew that and the whole unit comes out. You can then replace whatever bulbs you need to.
On a 1996 Ford Explorer tail lights, If you lower or lift the tailgate there should be some screws on the inside jam of where the tailgate closes you will need to remove the screws, the light fixture may fall so have some one hold it while you take out the screws. Also you may need a torx head screwdriver.