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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Pull the carpet away from the back of the tailight assembly within your trunk. There you will find a series of plastic nuts that hold it in place; simply remove them and the light assembly will drop out. I hope this helps you. Mark
Open the rear hatch to access the mounting scews for the tailight assembly. Remove the scews and drop out the tailight assembly. The rest is self explanitory unless you have a fried circuit board for the taillights.
Probably going to need a new tailight assembly
BASICALLY YOU NEED TO REMOVE THE BUMPER ENOUGH TO LOOSEN THE SCREWS FROM THE BACK OF THE TAILIGHT ASSEMBLY TO SLIDE IT OUT THE BACK.
you have to take out the rear tailight assembly from inside the trunk, there are 3 bolts, the then Slides towards the rear of the car, the whole tailight assembly does, you also have to take off the cover inside the trunk area. it's not hard.
To replace the tailight assembly for a 2002 Ford F-150 you lower the tailgate and locate two hex screws that are inset two access holes by the light assemblys. Remove those two screws being careful not to drop them in the bed frame. The tailight assembly then cane be removed to access the bulbs. The owners manual does have very good instructions on this proceedure. Good luck.
Get into the trunk. Pull the carpet down behind the tailight assembly. Pull the bulb sockets back and out. Take the 10mm nuts off the back of the TL assembly. Side that assembly off the back off the car.
Locate the 3 tailight screws securing each tailight on the inside of the trunk. Remove screws and replace bulbs. The entire procedure will take you about 5-10 minutes and that includes removal and replacement time. Jim janesville, Wisconsin
Lift the hatchback and remove the 2 screws holding in the taillight assembly. You can then access the light bulbs from the rear.
Lower the tailgate, and you will see the bolts on the bed side of the taillight,remove the bolts. there are two of them and pull out tailight assembly.
From inside the trunk. The bulbs will plug into the back of the tailight assembly. You may have to move the trunk carpet away to reach it,
There is a plastic cover inside the rear door jamb along side the tailight assembly. This cover snaps off and back on but take care not to break it as it does take some effort to remove.
From inside the trunk pull back the carpet and get access to the tailight assembly. Remove the fasteners on the tailights then unscrew the bulbs and replace.
Hey where are the screws ... Right ! The entire lense assembly must first be removed and then it's just twist-n-turn and pop in a new bulb. To remove the assembly first remove the upholstery panel that runs from tailight to tailight inside the trunk. To do this remove the two plastic mushroom looking things on the panel. They have a place for a torx screwdriver but you can probably use a similar size hex wrench or even pliers since they did not seem to be too tight. The trunk light is on this panel so you you may want to disconnect the trunk light (or temporarily tape over the bare contacts) so you don't get a sparking surprise if you contact it with a wrench. Now you can see the nuts that hold in the tailight assembly ... remove all the nuts and carefully pull the taillight assembly away from the car body. If it is stuck, (and it probably will be), gently tap on the studs that the nuts were on with a rubber mallet (or use a regular hammer and a small block of wood to protect the studs). Don't hit the black plastic locator pins if you can help it. Keep tapping on the studs one-by-one and the assembly should release. Now that its out you will see a twist-n-turn connector with some wires hanging out of it. So just twist, turn, pull it out , replace the burned out bulb and reverse the entire procedure, There now wasn't that easy!
To replace the tailight out of a 1998 Cadillac Deville just remove the fuse and place a new one in the light\'s bulb.
open the doors and look on the body for a black cap that covers a screw. remove screw and The tailight assembly comes out. Then you have to unscrew the next cover on the back of the lens to get to the bulb.
The entire assembly comes out of the car. You have to VERY CAREFULLY with a screw driver pop the clips that hold it in the car. Put the screwdriver under the rubber ring on the outside of the light and carefully pry out. There are 2 or 3 located around the light. Once the light assembly pops out, you can get to the bulb. You will hear the assembly pop back into place when you put it back in.
1) Open the Tailgate. 2) Remove the two screws/bolts (one near the top of the lens assembly, one below; the only two (2) screws in the assmebly). 3) At this point you'll see that the assembly is loose. 4) Pull the assembly straight back (toward the bumper). After the two (2) screws are removed, the only thing holding in the assembly is a slightly, pressed fit of two alignment pins.
Depending on your model of car, and year.. (not given). You should have at least 3 screws holding your tailight cover in place. Sometimes the hatchbacks, you can change directly from trunk.. you will need to pull carpet forward to get at them.
Open the trunk, behind the tail light you will see a thumb screw, remove this then pull the trunk liner out there will be 2 more behind the liner remove these and pull the tail light straight back.
Youu need to open trunk lid remove the two screws holding tailight pull out tailight replace bulb very simple
If I recall correctly, it is a 3057 bulb. The associates at an auto parts shop can look it up for you to be exact. They are less than $5 per bulb.
Open the liftgate. Look at the tail light assembly and you should see two screws on the side facing the middle of the car. Remove the two screws and the whole assembly drops out. Replacing is the reverse of removal. If I remember correctly, you need a size 15 Tor-X screwdriver (it may be a Phillips head, but I doubt it)
Should be parking/tailight fuse