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Old 02-15-2006, 11:01 PM   #1
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I just got thru a massive headache with the rear passenger turn signal light...god damn SSE tails...FULL of water in the turn signal area, the bulb never had a chance.

I dried everything out and replaced that bulb...works finally and its dry now.

Fog lights were nice and easy (cant say the same for my other car).

However...how on earth do you access the 3rd brake light on a 92-95 Bonneville?
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i thought there is access underside from the trunk
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open trunk
get comfortable laying down
look by the trunk light
there will be a hole with some black ****
twist and pull out light
replace light

repeat process
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Have Angie lock you in the trunk..you'll find it.
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So..its a PITA..thanks guys...I figured as much!
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Jim..someone posted this week. Reach up..pull out cover and bulb. Deal with black ooze.
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So..its a PITA..thanks guys...I figured as much!
that is easier than pulling the whole back seat and rear deck to gain access to the whole 3rd brake light assembly.
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So..its a PITA..thanks guys...I figured as much!
that is easier than pulling the whole back seat and rear deck to gain access to the whole 3rd brake light assembly.
Yeah..Jim..I saw Rob do it before..it includes a new rear window.
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So..its a PITA..thanks guys...I figured as much!
that is easier than pulling the whole back seat and rear deck to gain access to the whole 3rd brake light assembly.
Yeah..Jim..I saw Rob do it before..it includes a new rear window.
LOL good times....I remeber that one...

process:
sit on trunk
pop rear window(shatter it)
knock out window
lift rear deck with screw driver
once you can grab it with you hand, lift as hard as you can knocking off c-pillar plastic
unbolt 3rd brake light.

simple and fun...
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I think I will let the purchaser deal with said "ooze" I can live with the DIC warning each time I start the car...heh.
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