01 xterra how do you get the rear light assembly off?
The light assembly has screws on the outside take them out then you need to firmly place a flathead screw driver on the edge of the assembly to pry it loose.
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1 You should be able to replace brake light, tail light or turn signal bulbs on most vehicles manufactured during the 1990s [and later] without removing the lens or the tail light assembly. On most newer model cars, the tail light bulbs and tail light assemblies [including brake and turn bulbs] can… be accessed through the trunk, many times hidden behind carpet, plastic or fiber panels. The lampholder [bulb socket] generally is inserted into the assembly with a "quarter-turn" rotation. To remove, rotate about one quarter turn counter-clockwise, remove the lamp from its socket with about a quarter turn counter-clockwise, install the new lamp with a quarter turn clockwise, reinsert the holder/socket into the assembly, and lock in with a quartr turn clock-wise. 2, a Dissenting Opinion On a 1997 Escort LX, you cannot get access to the bulb holder without removing the tail light lens assembly. I took the two screws out that hold the edge under the trunk lid, but cannot get the tail light assembly off. What is the trick? 3 I suspect that the two screws which you removed only help to secure the assembly in the body opening, but does NOT allow removal of the lens from the assembly. The two are probably "glued" together to keep water out. The reason you cannot remove the assembly is probably that there is another screw [or two] holding the assembly in the body, and it is possible that they may be accessed from inside the vehicle [hidden behind a quarter trim panel]. On the '97 Escort, I suspect that the bulb can be accessed and changed as described in answer 1 above. You just have to get access to the lampholder by removing some type of concealing interior trim panel. j3h. 4 I have a 95 Lumina, and you have to remove the 3 wingnuts inside the trunk, then remove the tail light assembly....its really easy. (MORE)
Answer . Open trunk and remove the two (now) exposed hex head bolts with a 10 mm socket (the bolts are located at the innermost edge or flange of the tail light assembly). Then carefully pull the tail light assembly straight out to the outward side (not toward the back of the car; but to the sid…e). The tail light assembly has two pins which plug into sockets in the side of the car body in the body recess. You can see the sockets from inside the truck if you pull the inner carpet trim away from the inside of the trunk. The light sockets are a twist into the back of the tail light housings.\nTo reinstall: carefully plug the tail light housing back into the sockets from the side and then reinstall the bolts.\nI later discovered illustrations of this in the later pages of the owners manual.\nTyrone Johnsen (MORE)
Answer . \nOpen trunk, look directly above the tail-light assemblies. There are 2 plugs on both sides. Pop these out, there are retaining screws under both. Remove these screws ( they are very long ) pull the tail-light assemblies straight back carefully, the wires will still be attached to the b…ulbs. (MORE)
Open the rear door. And what holds the light assembly is 2 bolts. Maybe Phillips or torx? Remove those, then there are retaining clips that hold the assembly in there good, you just have to force the light out. Then to get the bulb out just twist on the plug which the blown bulb is attached. The …"clips" are actually more like "spears" or "snaps". If you are replacing the left lamp (brake, backup, turn signal) place one hand each at the top and bottom of the assembly then in somewhat of a jiggling motion use the hand at the top to "turn" the assembly from the 12 o'clock position back towards the 9 o'clock position. With a couple/few tries it should come loose. Repeat the same on the right side only go from the 12 o'clock position to the 3 o'clock position. I would recommend to replace both sides at the same time and the bulbs usually/many times come 2/pack. (MORE)
look inside the trunk for 2 or 3 nuts and remove them .removing the assembly is tricky,but once you start wiggleing it around you will see how it fits. i had to use a hammer to lightly tap out the bolts from inside the trunk. but after you get it started , its pretty easy to figure it out. i couldn'…t find the exact proceedure in the manual good luck. (MORE)
Ther are two possible causes. Either the lens seam is separated or the gasket on the bulb housing is torn/missing. Replace the gasket. Clean the lens seam, a tooth brush works well for this, and seal with silicone.
If you lift you rear hatch there are 2 torx screws (I think that they are t30 or t35 ) Just remove them. You must then pull the lens strait out there are two pins holding it on. 2nd opinion: So we are talking about the REAR tail light assembly, as opposed to the FRONT tail light assembly, right? H…ave you ever seen a "cow" with it's tail in the front? (MORE)
open you tailgate and there should be 2 screws with hex heads take those out and it should pop straight out
Hello, It is just two Phillips head screws. Once those are out the rear tail light will come off but go easy on it. It has a couple of plastic pegs on the right or left hand side that go into an assembly.
1. Open the tail gate.. 2. Remove the two bolts that hold the tail light assembly to the body.. 3. Carefully rotate the assembly out (parallel to the ground) until it snaps free from the body. (Place a small piece of cloth at the apex of the horizontal V shaped edge where the ball-jointed peg is a…ttached to the body. This will help to prevent the assembly from scratching the paint job.) (MORE)
undo 2 screws on outside edge,then reach through hole at rear from inside boot,and unscrew plastic collar. For those with newer models, this answer is still valid. I first saw this question How do you replace the brake light bulb in an 2006 ford fiesta? But my car which is 2006 still has the… plastic collar to unscrew. To change the 'High Level' brake light bulb - the one over the back window - open the hatch and remove the two rubber grommets from behind the light unit. Insert a flat screwdriver blade into each hole, push down the spring clip, and the light unit will come out. Try not to damage the screen washer pipe attached to it. The bulb is an 18w wedge-fitting. Er... It isn't 18w, it's 16w. I didn't have my reading glasses on. (MORE)
Answer . When the ABS light is on it is for a reason, a sensor could be bad, or another major problem. The light wont go off until the problem is corrected or until the light burns out
When you open trunk there should be two screws attached to the tail light. Then remove trunk floor and spare tire cover, remove trim piece around trunk hook (should have pull out pins). Remove clips in carpet in front of tail light. Once everything is out pull back carpet, there will be two snaps th…at you will see, push them out and pull tail light(for the most part the tail light is pressure fitted. (MORE)
It's a bad circuit board in the taillight assemby. You can get the whole light assembly off of eBay for about $40.00
Answer . the bulb with two elements in it is the turn signal and brake light bulb
access to the rear brake lights is inside the vehicle. Open the rear hatch and on the rear corners of the vehicle, you will see a small cover plate. Take the cover plate off and this will give you access to the lights.
Open the tailgate and look between the tail light assembly and the tailgates weather striping. You will see two galvanized Phillips head screws. Remove them and pull outward and the tail light unit will pop out. The bulbs are screwed into the back of the tail light assembly.
there are 2 torx screws on the top of each lens. remove them,and the lens is heldin place by 4 connectors.you just pull the lens off and it snaps back in when done
Just bought a 1994 altima with same problem a rubber-stopper for the brake light switch was missing located above steering column the one below is for the cruise control part no#46584-5p010 this fixed my problem hope this helps.
Check operation and/or alignment of the stoplight switch usually located at the upper end of the brake pedal -under dash area
Go to thenewx.org and ask there. They are the the most knowledgeable people for 2nd gen xterras.
Take it to advanced auto parts and have them clear the codes ... its free.
On the 2004 Honda Civic LX, the Rear Brake Light Assembly is held in place by 4 screws AND 2 Bolts. Unfortunately the Chiltons Repair guide does NOT cover the removal of the Brake Light Assembly and I destroyed the old one before I figured out how i was SUPPOSED to do it. Below are the steps. To Com…plete this task you'll need a Philips head screwdriver and a 10mm metric socket wrench. The Removal Instructions cover how I did it for a 2004 Honda Civic LX 4 Door: 1. Open the Trunk Lid. 2. Disconnect the two bulb connectors. 3. Remove the three screws holding the Brake Light to the trunk interior. 4. Get under the car and look up, under the Rear Bumper you'll see that there is a fourth screw still attached through a metal bracket. Remove the screw. 5. You will also need loosen the two bolts holding the bracket. There isn't enough room to take the bolts off. Besides, you relly don't need to. Once you get it loose enough, the Brake Light should slide out. 6. That's it! Reverse the steps for reinstallation. Hope that helps! (MORE)
Yes you can try to drill a small hole at the bottem to let water back out.If that doesnt work replase the lense assly.
Sounds like it sticking from under the brake pedal. Have the brake switch looked at. It may need to be adjusted of replaced.
yes it is but your car will go faster...the engine light will stay on ao yes it is illegal
after removing the two nuts from the rear light how do tou get it out of the rear panel
The rear ti light lense is held in by two screws. Lower tailgate, remove screws, grab and pull taillight rearward.
To remove the tail light assembly on a 1986 Celebrity: Inside the trunk next to the quarter panel there are studs with nuts on them that hold the rear header panel in place. Remove the center nut, which should be in the center of the taillight assembly. Then pull back on the lens so that the stud co…mes out of the body. Then pull sideways to pull the retainer tab out of the back up light assembly. Then you can twist out the socket that holds the bulb you need to replace. Replace the bulb and mount the tail light assembly back in place. Reverse these instructions to put the tail light assembly back in place. (MORE)
rear main seal shouldn't have anything to do with how bouncy the vehicle is, sounds like you need new shocks
Answer 1 . Probably an improperly adjusted brake light switch, or a defective switch.. The switch is a simple device mounted to the brake pedal - easy to check and easy to replace.
Depends upon what year the vehicle is. They all have a series of screws holding the lens/assembly in. 1982 and prior (K5 Blazer) are visible from the vehicle's exterior. 1982 through 2004 (S-10 style) have a series of screws on the inboard side of the assembly.
Lift the hood and remove the small screw on top of the headlight housing. Then you have to remove the grill by pushing in on the clips deep inside with a long screwdriver. I think there were about 8. Once you pull the grill forward you can access the other screw to the headlight housing and remove. …Pull the housing forward and pull out the small white light chamber. Now you can replace the bulb. Push the housing back and secure with the screws. Now have fun trying to all those clips back into the grill holes and push the grill back into place. The internet said only 1 screw and 1 clip and pull forward but that so didn't happen. Good luck! (MORE)
This is due too the hvac control head needs to have the mode doors recalibrated. If the recalibration fails repairs will need to be made until the system will past I don't know of anyway to by pass the recalibration at this time.. You will need to see a dodge dealership for this to be done.
I am working on it right now. Any suggestions? Even though the two bolts and two pinch bolts have been removed, it is still tight. What next?
THat's a good question. The manual says to remove the 3 bolts from the light cover behind the access panel but guess what, there are 4 screws and the cover still will not come off. My answer, take it to Kia dealership and let them figure it out.
It's removed from inside the rear compartment. Open the rear hatch and on the inside of the light you will find a snap-off cover. open it and remove the light assembly with a 1/4 turn. The bulb assembly should pop out
If you go to NICOclub.com they have Tech pages where they take off tail lights step by step.
If you mean the brake lights are staying on, then the switch at thte pedal is sticking. Could be dirty or need adjusted. Switch is under dash at the pedal.
Solve the problem. Remove bulb. Put a small piece of electrical tape over bulb. Any of those should do it.
It was a this time that Ford changed the rear styling from a light cluster with squarish styling to a cluster with a round indicator lamp. The two are the same shape but the earlier one was held in with a big plastic wing-nut on the inside, whilst the later one has two T25 Torx screws.
You don't! Inside the luggage compartment there are panels that come out with wing nuts, and maybe a Phillips screw. Then the assembly comes out for changing. You pull the bulb straight out and push the new one straight in. Wipe the bulb with a clean cloth to get the oil from your fingers off. This …is good with all bulbs, for longevity. Depending on whether you have a wagon/coupe or a sedan, respectively, the owner's manual is pages 247 - 248. It also wouldn't hurt to coat the contacts with NON-CONDUCTIVE white grease made for the purpose, to keep condensation out. _____________________________________ Added: AutoZone and NAPA have the bulbs and the correct grease. (MORE)
The rear lights of your car will still on even if your car was off because the switch was turned on and it will still remain on until the battery's out. Another possibility, if the headlight switch is off and the ignition switch is off, the brake light switch may be out of adjustment or broken and …what you're seeing is the brake lights on. (MORE)
By usIng left stalk( with horn on it) lower part twists.. Put it back to 0.
Hey trim guy--- do i just pry-off slim-skinny vertical outside trim piece or do i have to take out the inside headliner to git to the fastener that secures trim piece to outside of car?? It's my landlady's car & she'll kill me dead if i botch this, so... Help save-a-life today....
Check out this site, I found for you. It's an instructional video. I hope it helps! http://www.carcarekiosk.com/video/2011_Hyundai_Sonata_GLS_2.4L_4_Cyl./lights/tail_light Just copy the above text and paste it into your web browser.
fist you get in the trunk move the carpet cover out of the way there should be two to four little clips they are hard to get off i just replaced them and then two screws on the light assembly as if you were looking at it with the trunk closed they are where the trunk would be if it was closed pull t…hem out then wiggle the light until it comes out the wiring harness is tucked behind the light assembly push the tab in and pull out the plug installing it is the same way just backwards. See sources and related links below to lookup the correct tail light, brake light and reverse light part numbers. (MORE)
The brake switch may be bad or need to be adjusted. Pull up on the brake pedal and see if the lights go out. If so the switch needs adjustment. Get a flash light and lay on the driver side floor board and look up at the brake pedal. You should see a switch with a button on the end that touches the p…edal arm. You can just twist the switch loose and lower it a little closer to the pedal arm and twist it back in place. You want it where when you barely push the brake pedal the lights will come on. It may take a couple of times of adjusting to get it right. It may have two of these switches. The other will be for the cruise control. To see which one is which just push down on the pedal and with the other hand push one of the buttons in to see which one is turning the brake lights on and off. If the switch is bad just twist and pull it out of the bracket and unhook the wires and replace. (MORE)
See sources and related links below for an installation video. You want the XX-B video.
The rear track of the 2005 Nissan Xterra is 5 ft. 1.8 in. (61.8 in.).