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No, you dont need to take out the whole assembly. Here's how to do it:

1. Unclip the plastic protective cup from the back of lamp holder.

2. Pull off the electrical connector.

3. With your fingers, grip the plastic surround that holds the lamp and rotate the entire thing counter-clockwise (if you're standing in front of the car that would be to your right). It will click and rotate about half an inch.

4. Now the bulb will pull easily out of the socket.

Reverse the procedure to replace the bulb.

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