Menu

1A Auto Video Library
Our how-to videos have helped repair over 100 million vehicles

How to Replace Tail Light Bulbs 11-16 Ford F250

Share on:
  1. step : Removing the Tail Light (0:44)
    • Remove the two 8mm bolts on the backside of the housing
    • Pull the tail light out
    • Disconnect the connectors
  2. step : Servicing the Bulbs (1:05)
    • Twist the bulb socket counterclockwise out of the light
    • Pull the bulb off of the socket
    • Push on the new bulb
    • Twist the bulb clockwise into the light
  3. step : Installing the Tail Light (1:51)
    • Connect the connectors
    • Press the tail light into the bed
    • Tighten the two 8mm bolts to the tail light

Hi, I'm Mike from 1AAuto. We've been selling auto parts for over 30 years! We're dedicated to delivering quality auto parts, expert customer service, and fast and free shipping, all backed by our 100% satisfaction guarantee. So visit us at 1AAuto.com, your trusted source for quality auto parts.

In this video, we're going to be working with our 2013 Ford F-250. We're going to show you how to remove and replace your vehicle's tail light bulbs, the reverse bulb, and the brake, parking light, and turn signal bulb.

If you like this video, please click subscribe. We have a ton more information on this and many other vehicles. If you ever need parts for your truck, you can follow the link down in the description over to 1AAuto.com.

Here are the items you'll need for this repair.

Remove the two eight millimeter bolts on the backside of your taillight housing with an eight millimeter socket and ratchet. Now, pull the taillight out toward you. To replace your reverse bulb, rotate the socket counterclockwise and remove it. Then remove your bulb from the socket.

Install your new bulb, reinstall the socket into the housing, and rotate it one click clockwise to reengage. To remove your brake light, parking lamp, and turn signal bulb, rotate it counter-clockwise and remove the bulb from the socket. Install your new bulb, reinstall the socket into the housing and rotate it clockwise to engage.

You'll then line up the tabs with the appropriate retainers in the bed. Pop the assembly back in and reinstall your two eight millimeter screws.

Thanks for watching. Visit us at 1AAuto.com for quality auto parts, fast and free shipping, and the best customer service in the industry.

Tools needed for replacement:

    Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 8mm Socket


Search Videos
Go To Top


Same Day Shipping

Orders ship same day when ordered by 2pm ET. Need your part faster? Choose expedited shipping at checkout.


Guaranteed To Fit

Providing you the highest quality, direct fit replacement auto parts enforced to the strictest product standards.


USA Customer Support

Exceeding customers' expectations every day, our team of passionate auto enthusiasts are here to help.


Instructional Video Library

Thousands of how-to auto repair videos specific to year, make and model guide you step-by-step through your repair.

Loading...