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How to Replace Tail Light 01-04 Toyota Tacoma

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  1. step : Removing the Taillight Assembly (0:21)
    • Remove the four Phillips screws on the taillight.
    • Pull the taillight out.
    • Disconnect the harness.
  2. step : Replacing the Taillight Assembly (0:49)
    • Pry out the clips left behind in the body of the truck.
    • Reconnect the harness.
    • Line up the taillight and push it into place.
    • Replace the four Phillips screws.

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In this video we're going to show you how to replace a taillight on this 2002 Toyota Tacoma. You might want to replace it if you've backed into something or something like that. The only tools you'll need are a Phillips screwdriver and a flat-blade screwdriver.

There's four Phillips screws recessed into the light. I'm just going to speed it up as I remove those four screws. Once you remove the screws, behind here, there's a little tab right here, press it down and disconnect. Use a flat-blade screwdriver. There's little clips in here. Push down on the top of the clip and push it out, and up on the bottom of the clip. Push it out. There's another one right here.

New light from 1A Auto comes with those clips already installed, so plug it in here. Guide both of those clips right in. So you've got the clips on the inside part. Now you just guide those screws for the outside in where they're suppose to go. Tighten them up and you've got a nice taillight installed.

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Tools needed for replacement:

    Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver
  • Phillips Head Screwdriver

2001 - 2004  Toyota  Tacoma
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