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Old 04-29-2009, 12:02 PM   #1
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Hi guys, my 3rd brake light recently went out on the 2000, I suspected a bulb but when I went to NAPA they told me I have to get an entire unit from GM, is this true? if so anybody know of any repop aftermarket? Thanks, Jim
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The center stop light has LED'*. If you are good with a solder iron, you may be able to replace them. You can get LED'* at Radio Shack, etc.

https://www.1stpontiacparts.com/partscat.html list'* the part for $63.
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Thanks Kevin, led'* hmmm I better check to see if it'* getting juice first.
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Otherwise there was someone parting out a 2000+ in the for sale area. I think the front was smashed up, but the back end is OK.
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Yah i would suggest getting a new one or a working used one, it is impossible to pull the assembly apart without breaking it to pieces, I tried it
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Yah i would suggest getting a new one or a working used one, it is impossible to pull the assembly apart without breaking it to pieces, I tried it
..and if anyone would know about this, you would! Thanks for chiming in on it. I just went out and looked at mine...it gave me shivers.
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No problem, yah I got a spare one from a junk yard to see if I could do something fun like make the LEDs pulse, but it is all plastic welded together into one solid piece adn doesn't come apart wiout breaking (haha I found that funny, sorry I'm a little crazy in the morining) a ton of it
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