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This replacement Tail light is just what you need to get your vehicle in good looking form again!

This tail lamp features the following specifications:

  • LH (Driver side)
  • Replaces dealer part numbers: F8CZ 13405 DA, F8CZ13405DA
  • Includes lens & Housing
  • DOT (Department of Transportation) & SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) approved
  • Direct replacement
  • Fits 2 Door coupe models only

*Note: For 1998 models you can find the production date of your vehicle on either the outer edge of the driver's front door or on the latch piller that the door closes on.

This tail light makes a great replacement and has good cost savings over a dealer unit.

Bulb Note:

Unless otherwise noted, our lights do not include bulbs, though occasionally lighting manufacturers do include bulbs in the lights. If you happen to receive a lighting product (Headlight, Tail light, parking light, fog light etc.) that comes with the bulbs, the bulbs are not covered under our warranty. Our warranty applies only to the light assembly.

Direct Fit Replacement

Direct fit replacement for OEM assembly

Trouble-free Installation

Uses same wiring as original assembly.  No cutting or splicing required.

DOT and SAE Compliant

Meets federal regulations for on-road use

Item Condition: New

Attention California Customers:

WARNING:  This product can expose you to chemicals including Chromium (Hexavalent Compounds), which is known to the State of California to cause cancer, and birth defects or other reproductive harm.  For more information, go to

Lifetime Warranty

This item is backed by a Limited Lifetime Warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will exchange the part free of charge (excludes shipping charges) for the original purchaser.

  1. step : Removing the Taillight Assembly (0:33)
    • Remove the two 7mm screws to the side of the taillight assembly.
    • Pry the light out and off.
    • Disconnect the harnesses.
  2. step : Replacing a Bulb (1:02)
    • Twist the socket off and pull the bulb straight out.
    • Push a new bulb into place and twist the socket back into the taillight.
  3. step : Replacing the Taillight Assembly (1:54)
    • Pry out any clips left behind in the car.
    • Take the sockets from the old taillight and twist them into your new taillight assembly.
    • Reconnect the harnesses.
    • Line up the outside pin and push the taillight back into place.
    • Replace the two 7mm bolts.

Tools needed for replacement:

    Ratchets & Related

  • Socket Extensions
  • Ratchet

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 7mm Socket

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Year Make Model Description
1998Ford Escort Ford Escort ZX2 2 Door Coupe (Built After 10/29/97 Production Date) Tail Light Driver Side
1999-2002Ford Escort Ford Escort ZX2 2 Door Coupe Tail Light Driver Side
2003Ford Escort Ford Escort Tail Light Driver Side
Only 2 left in stock
Part #: 1ALTL01244

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How-to Video:

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