Step 2: Pull back the trunk liner to expose the tail light's mounting area.
If you have a trunk net, be sure to remove it, as well.
Step 3: Loosen and remove the 3 thumb-screws that secure the tail light to the vehicle.
Step 4: You can now remove the tail light.
Step 5: Disconnect the wiring harness from the vehicle.
NOTE: If you ordered your replacement tail light from Go-Part.com, it likely includes new bulbs, as most of our models do. This saves you an installation step! However, if your particular model does not, you simply twist the sockets, remove them from the old assembly, and attach them to the new one. This process takes just a few moments!
Step 6: Connect the tail light's wiring harness.
Step 7: Mount the tail light by tightening the 3 hand-screws.
Step 8: Cover the area with the trunk liner and re-attach the cargo net, if necessary.
While we are more than happy to create these installation guides for your benefit, we cannot maintain any liability regarding the part, or the driving experience, once the part has been replaced/installed. We always guarantee the quality of the parts we provide, but the installation liability rests solely on the installer.
And, though we are always here to answer your questions, please note that our technicians created these guides for your convenience, and cannot provide assistance beyond this guide.
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