Replacing a High-mount Brake Light Bulb

1. Open the tailgate.


1. Open the tailgate.

Unlatch the top of the cover by pulling back on it with your hands.

2. Place a cloth on the side edge of


2. Place a cloth on the side edge of the cover to prevent scratches.

Remove the cover by carefully prying on the edge with a small flat-tip screwdriver and pulling the cover off.

3. Remove the socket from the light assembly by turning it one-quarter turn counterclockwise.

4. Pull the bulb straight out of its


4. Pull the bulb straight out of its socket. Push the new bulb straight into the socket until it bottoms.

5. Press the brake pedal to make sure the new bulb is working.

6. Put the socket back into the light assembly, and turn it clockwise to lock it in place.

7. Put the cover back on the light assembly. Push it in until it locks in place.

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