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Old 03-10-2009, 11:38 PM   #1
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Cool Third brake light bulb replacement

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The right side of the third brake light bulb is out. Does anyone know how to access this puppy, and would you also know the bulb size?


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What year is your car? on at least the 2000+ its LEDs
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Sure thing..

Pop your trunk and reach in. You can get to the bulb from the trunk. You might need to crawl in to see the bulb and holder.
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any way to get access to the lens???

A) needs cleaning, its really dusty
B) wanna paint off the outside so when i hit the brakes, you read SSEi hehehe

btw its an 1156 bulb, but i show it should only be one bulb... so im not sure

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Sure thing

Remove the bottom of the back seat. Undo the bolts that hold the back of the back seat. Remove the C pillar plastic, remove the 3-5 plastic push pins that hold the rear deck. Remove rear deck. Waddle through the tar patches over the third brake light and remove the two 10mm bolts holding the assembly down.
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Thanks for the information.....mission accomplished, bulb replaced.

It was some fun getting my 6'7", 265 pound frame in the trunk. Might be a good place for a quiet nap someday.....
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