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open the trunk, inside, directly behind the tail light is a "vent-styled" cover. remove the cover and within that space are the wires that lead to their respective bulb harnesses. twist the plastic part that contains the bulb counterclockwise to release it from its casing. the are 'push and turn' style bulbs; two filiments or one, depending on its function. no tools are needed to replace the bulbs. when inserting new bulbs - line up the pegs on the ouside of the base (metal part) of the bulb - then, push the bulb in gently and turn clockwise. Turn the lights on to check to see if they work. if it doesn't, you may have a more serious electrical problem. to reinstall the working bulbs insert the bulb and line up the plastic cutout-shapes and turn clockwise, it should only take a quarter to a half-turn. replace the cover to the wires from inside the trunk and you're done. hope that helps.

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