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How to Replace Driver Side Tail Light Bulb 08-12 Ford Escape

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How to Replace Driver Side Tail Light Bulb 08-12 Ford Escape

Created on: 2021-01-16

How to install, repair, fix, change or replace a broken, damaged, burned out tail light bulb on 08, 09, 10, 11, 12 Ford Escape

  1. step 1 :Removing the Driver Side Tail Light
    • Remove the Phillips head screws from the tail light
    • Pull the tail light assembly straight back
    • Disconnect the electrical connectors from the sockets
  2. step 2 :Servicing the Driver Side Tail Light Bulb
    • Turn the socket counterclockwise
    • Pull the bulb straight off of the socket
    • With gloves on, press the new 3157 bulb to the socket
    • Turn the socket clockwise
  3. step 3 :Installing the Driver Side Tail Light
    • Remove the protective covers from the socket
    • Transfer over the sockets from the old light to the new light
    • Connect the electrical connectors from the sockets
    • Press the tail light into place
    • Tighten the Phillips screws to the tail light

Tools needed for replacement

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

    Gloves

  • Screwdrivers & Related

    Phillips Head Screwdriver

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Tools needed for replacement:

    Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Gloves

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Phillips Head Screwdriver


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