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I have a 2004 explorer what is the procedure for changing the tailight assembly?

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On my 99 you open the taigate and remove the two retaining screws at the top of the tail light assemby. Then pull the assmebly free. There are 2-4 friction fasteners that will pull free. Then turn each of the bulb sockets to remove them from the back. They are held in place by plastic ears that fit into the housing. Pretty easy really. On the 99 the two screws are at the top and are easily visible, and are Phillips head screws. Other years may be along the top or inner side. I looked in my new/used 2004 manual and it shows how to do it. The screws on a 2004 are along the inside edge accessible when you open the tailgate.

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