I just changed mine. You have to go in thru the back and replace the entire bulb housing. Check out a junkyard, Cavaliers ae everywhere and the body style never changed after '96. There are three screws behind the trunk carpetting.
move the trunk liner out of the way. You'll see the black bulb holder turn the holder counterclockwise about 1/4 turn. it will pull out of the light housing. grasp the bulb , pull it out and replace it with a new 3157. reverse the process to clean up
To replace your brake light, you need to unscrew the brake cover from the inside of the trunk. Then you will be able to pull the old bulb out and replace it.
From inside the trunk you will find either access to the bulb or access to the bolts to remove the assembly. Access to the light is gained underneath it, through the trunk.
From inside the trunk.
From inside the trunk.
You can access the brake light bald through the trunk compartment. Remove the trunk liner from the tail light assembly. Push the brake light connector in and turn at the same time. The brake lightbulb will come out. Reverse the process to install the new brake light
Follow the link below, labeled "How to replace a Lexus IS300 tail light"
The brake lights are located in the trunk of a 1997 Acura Integra. To replace them open the trunk and find the plastic housing. Remove and replace the bulbs.
Should be able to get to it from the trunk.
To replace the brake light on a 2000 Pontiac Montana open the trunk to reveal the housing units. Find the lights and pull the bulbs out. Replace the units.
The lamp in the top brake light of a Toyota Highlander can be replaced by the locating the light housing from the trunk. Find the light cover and remove it to access the lights. Replace the bulbs.
Look inside the trunk under the light for bolts to remove the light.
In the top of the trunk near where the brake light is located, there is a small plastic window, remove it and you access the light bulb.
There are two screws outside the car (near the trunk) and one inside the trunk behind the light that need to be removed. Then slide off th whole panel and replace the bad light.
remove trunk liner inside trunk, twist plastic retainer and lightly pull
If you can't get to the back of the light through the trunk, you have to remove the light to change the bulb from the rear.
it is in the trunk you just turn and pull the light out of the socket and the light bulb is a 194 i do believe
To replace the brake light bulbs on a VW Polo, pull away the carpeting in the trunk, unscrew the bolt holding the lights on, and disconnect the wiring. Replace the bulbs, put the wiring and bolts back, then replace the carpeting.
Remove the tail light from the outside. Pulls out. Replace bulb. There is no access from the inside of the trunk.
pop trunk, right behind brake light is a twist knob. unscrew it and pull back trunk liner. you should be able to see the wires now. grab where wires go into light assembly and turn counter clockwise 1/4 turn. pull out light. replace bulb and put back together same way you pulled apart.
You normally gain access to the bulb from inside the trunk.
Remove the wing nuts from inside the trunk, the assembly will pop out.
take panels on the inside of the trunk off and they should be right behind the taillights 3rd brake light is on the bottom of the back dash
To replace the rear corner lights on a 1998 Acura CL open the trunk. Find the brake light housing and disconnect the bulb. Install the new bulb.
You have to go inside the trunk and remove the circular plastic covers from behind the lights. Then you have to unscrew the entire light and you can access the bulbs to replace them.
Number 7 fuse on the right brake light in the trunk fuse box number 5 for the left side brake light also in the trunk.