How to Replace a Brake Light Bulb

Below guide will teach you How to Replace a Brake Light Bulb . Please follow the instructions carefully.

Things You’ll Need:

  • Light Bulb
  • Screwdriver

Estimated Costs:

  • DIY Costs: Est. $16.63 parts only
  • Shop Costs: Est. $82.86 parts and labor

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  • Put the ignition key to on position.
  • Lower the brake pedal and ask your assistant to check the brake lights and find out which one is damaged.
  • Switch of the ignition key.
  • Take the lens assembly away and remove the burned out brake bulb.
  • Take a new bulb and install it in the brake light socket.
  • Put the lens assembly back to its position.
  • Turn on the key and lower the brake pedal.
  • Ask your assistant to check if the newly installed brake light is working properly.

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