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Old 04-01-2006, 05:09 PM   #1
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For the life of me, i cant figure out how to take out the thrid brake light. I took the panel off the trunk, and took the bolt and braket off the 3rd brake light. I tapped on the light and tried pulling it, but i cant get it. I am missing something else or am i just dumb.

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I'm not sure how to pull the 3rd brake light, but when I put my overlay on it, I did it while it was still on the car. It came out looking fine, with no light bleeding out the edges...
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Press the retaining tabs inward to remove the 3rd brake light form rear compartment lid. Like Ten said, you can install the overlay with the 3rd brake light in place.
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the overlay i got was from grafxwerks so its bigger than the light. i guess i could cut it to fit, but i would prefer not to. When removing the light, does it go in the trunk, or do you push it out.

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the overlay i got was from grafxwerks so its bigger than the light. i guess i could cut it to fit, but i would prefer not to. When removing the light, does it go in the trunk, or do you push it out.

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it goes into the trunk
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so i took off the bracket and pushed the two tabs in on the side (i actually accidently broke them off) and the light still wont budge. Is the GXP any different than the 90-95 SE, SLE and SSEi'*?

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Yes, the Center High Mounterd Stop Light (CHMSL) is located at base of rear window on the rear deck prior to 00.
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i ment 00-05 SE, SLE SSEi
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No. The same lamp assembly and bracket were used from 00-05, all models.
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