on a 99 Montana had to purchase a T30 star driver then open back hatch to see screws on inside side of lens cover remove T30 screws and remove lens assemblyAdditional infoThere are what appear to be two additional screws, that at first glance it appears that you need to remove the entire inside panel to get at. (This is much more obvious when you are replacing the entire tail light assembly and you will see these screws sticking out of the back of the new assembly.) These are not actually screwed in. There is some type of plastic sleeve or cap attached to the body that these screws slide into. This cap is ridged on the inside to catch on the screws thread and hold the lamp assembly in place. Once the torx (or star) screws have been removed, simply pull the tail light straight out. The two other screws will slide out of the plastic cap with a little force.
When installing the new assembly (or the old one) simply slide those screws back into the plastic cap, which should still be attached to the body. You should be able to hear it click as the threads pass over the ridges inside the cap.
At least this was the case with my 2000 Montana, and I would imagine it is also the case with similar models.
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 control panel on the rear lights goes bad. you can get a new panel on carstuff.com for cheap
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.
you probally need to replace the bulbs
AnswerThe bulbs for the brake lights are usually separate from the normal tail light bulbs. Check and replace the brake bulbs first, and if they are still not working examine the fuses, switch and wiring.
Remove the tail light housing and replace the bulbs.
the screws come off and you replace it
There is a campaign on the brake bulbs for 2000-2003......If it hasn't been done you should get it done. The bulbs and sockets will be replaced.
Open the trunk....inside the trunk, on the back side are plastic covers that you can remove...there you will find your bulbs....find the brake light bulbs and remove them and replace them with new bulbs, then replace the covers. Don't forget about the 3rd brake light ...check it to see if new bulbs are needle. Also, if all of your brake lights aren't working...all at the same time...you might want to check your fuses. If replacing the bulbs and checking the fuses doesn't do the trick, the next step is to check the brake light switch above the brake pedal. And lastly...depending on the age of the car, and the last time you replaced your bulbs...you might want to check all those bulbs
Fuse, brake switch, bulbs. Replace whatever the problem is. There is no way to know without being hands on. Bulbs most likely answer.
on some cars the tail lights and brake lights are totally different bulbs gain access to the bulbs and have someone push the brakes so that you can determine which bulbs are the brake lights and replace the tail lights
check light bulbs and fuses. light bulbs have 2 elements in them, one for stop and one for running. if thses are ok, replace brake light switch on brake pedal
Probably the wrong bulbs or the brake lights are getting stuck "on". Or maybe a combination of the two. Check that you have the right bulbs and check to make sure something isn't keeping the brake lights on. FriPilot
Mounted to the brake pedal arm you will find a small switch. It'll have two wires running to it. These are adjustable and sometimes just need to be adjusted. Otherwise, replace it. They are extremely cheap at any parts store.
it could be your brake light switch,or the fuse could be blown ,or the bulbs could be blown.or it could also be the turn signal switch.
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.
replace the relay under the hood Also check brake lights switch had the same problem switched bulbs and worked fine
pictures of how to change front signal bulbs on a 2004 grand prix pontiac
check for bad switch under dash above pedal arm, generally fail after 75,000 miles
3 big plastic wing nuts hold the tail light assembly in the body. remove those and the tail light can be removed to gain access to the bulbs.
Check the fuse, bulbs or there is a push button switch above the brake pedal that may need align or replace
The light assy has to be removed to take the bulbs out.
Replace bulbs Check the fuse Check the stop light switch
It sounds to me like your bulbs are out. These bulbs have a lifespan just like the light bulbs in the lamps that you have at home. These are easy and cheap to replace, and you can usually access the bulbs from your trunk, if you own a car.
AnswerYou need to remove the radio from the dash board and take the cover off. The lamps will be accessible for replacement. it is best if you know how to solder. The bulbs are not plug in types.I used LED bulbs in mine. 2nd opinion: Not an answer, but, the Chevy dealer said it couldn't be done. I hope you are right and he is wrong.