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How to Replace Tail Light Bulbs 05-10 Chrysler 300

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How to Replace Tail Light Bulbs 05-10 Chrysler 300

Created on: 2016-12-16

How to install, repair, fix, change or replace a broken, damaged, burned out tail light / brake light bulb on 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, and 10 Chrysler 300

  1. step 1 :Removing the Tail Light
    • Loosen the plastic thumb screw
    • Pull the carpet back
    • Remove the two thumb screws from the tail light bracket
    • Disconnect the tail light wiring harness
    • Pull the tail light out
  2. step 2 :Replacing the Tail Light Bulbs
    • Turn the base of the bulbs counterclockwise
    • Remove the old bulbs
    • Insert the new bulbs
    • Turn the base of the new bulbs clockwise
  3. step 3 :Installing the Tail Light
    • Reconnect the wiring harness to the tail light
    • Line up the bolt holes on the tail light bracket to the bolt holes on the vehicle
    • Replace the two thumb screws into the tail light bracket
    • Replace the carpet
    • Replace the thumb screw

Tools needed for replacement

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies


  • Ratchets & Related


  • Sockets - Metric

    8mm Socket

Installation Video
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In this video, we're going to be working with our 2006 Chrysler 300. We're going to show you how to remove and replace your tail lights as an assembly, as well as all of the bulbs.

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Open the trunk. Inside of the trunk you'll find this little plastic thumb screw, loosen that up. Looks like a 10 millimeter hex on here in case it's stuck, but you should just be able to remove it by hand. Carefully pull your carpet back. You'll find two more thumb screws in here on the tail light. We'll loosen those up again. There's a hex on here, but you should be able to remove them without any tools.

Now you can remove your tail light. If you're replacing the bulbs, you'll see all three of them located here. All of these will simply turn counterclockwise and the bulb will pop out. Install your new bulb, place the socket back in on the angle you removed it, and turn it clockwise to reinstall.

This is the same for any bulb in this assembly. This little insulator fell off when we removed our tail light. You want to make sure that that goes back over the connector before you line up your pins and reinstall it.

Reinstall the top and bottom outside thumb screws. Get those on as tight as you can. Don't do the one closest to the trunk on the bottom, because that's the one that holds our carpet in place. Reinstall your electrical connector and once it's seated on there fully. Push down on the red tab to lock it in. Lay your carpet back up into place and reinstall that last thumb screw. Check for proper operation of your lights and you're good to go.

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Tools needed for replacement:

    Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Gloves

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 8mm Socket

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