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I am sure this will be just the first of many stupid question I ask. How do I change the taillamp bulbs? Do I pull hard on the rubber coverers from inside the trunk or do the lamp covers come off from the outside?

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Old 05-29-2012, 01:23 PM
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Hey Eric,
Welcome! First there are no stupid questions. We are here to help no matter how small or how large the question may be The bulbs are removed from inside the trunk.
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Thank you it seems that the black rubber cover is stuck firmly and I was affraid if really put some force to it I might brake something. do i pull, twist, or pry on it to remove the cover?
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You have to turn them to get them out. I believe you have to go counter clockwise. The whole socket comes out including the black rubber. It's not one of the easiest jobs that's for sure.
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You have to turn them to get them out. I believe you have to go counter clockwise. The whole socket comes out including the black rubber. It's not one of the easiest jobs that's for sure.
Thank you I will give that a go. How do you get the middle bulb?
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They all come out the same way. If you can't get your hand in there you may have to remove the whole bezel by unplugging the wires and unbolting it.
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