How to Replace a Tail Light Bulb

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

Things You’ll Need:

  • Light Bulb
  • Screwdriver
  • 1/4 in. Drive Ratchet
  • Socket and Ratchet Set
  • 3/8 in. Drive Ratchet

Estimated Costs:

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

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  • Switch the ignition key on and also the headlight switch.
  • Go back to the vehicle and expect which tail light bulb needs replacement.
  • Switch off the key as well as headlight switch.
  • You may unfasten the screws to get access to the tail light bulb.
  • Disconnect the wiring harness from the tail light assembly before removing the bulb.
  • Remove the bulb from the tail light socket.
  • Fix new bulb in the socket.
  • Reattach the wiring harness to the tail light assembly and secure the assembly with screws.
  • Turn on the lights to ensure that the new bulb is properly installed.

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