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Old 02-03-2007, 12:13 PM   #1
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My right reverse light has went out, and I wanted to know if the plastic covering on the rear lights pops off? I tried to pull it off and it didn't want to come easily and I didn't want to tear up nothing that going to cost me money to fix. I like to change my own bulbs because I figure I can save the money a mechanic would charge. Any tips guys this is for a 1990? Thanks a bunch.
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Your lights are mounted on the trunk lid right? You should be able to go in behind the lid and get the bulbs that way.
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DO NOT pull off the lense...

99% sure you need to take off the entire tailight to get to the bulbs... should be several 10mm nuts behind the carpet
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Change the bulbs from inside the trunk, not from outside.
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Here are some photos.I dont see how I can reach the bulbs from inside the trunk for the earlier Bonneville models.

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When I remove the trunk carpet all I see are these two things and blue steel. I don't see how I can remove the bulb. By removing them.
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But looking at the plastic leans here, you can see where it looks as if can just use a screwdriver to pop it and reach the bulbs.
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See the little "black thingies"? Unscrew them. The whole taillight will come off, then you can replace the bulbs.
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See the little "black thingies"? Unscrew them. The whole taillight will come off, then you can replace the bulbs.
Thank you so much, so simple, but yet I couldn't figure that out lol. Pepboys here I come!!!
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