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How to Replace Third 3rd High Mount Brake Light 02-10 Ford Explorer

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Created on: 2014-09-28

Learn how to replace the third brake light on your 02-10 Ford Explorer or Mercury Mountaineer in this video.

  1. step 1 :Removing the Third Brake Light
    • Remove the two Phillips head screws from the third brake light
    • Pull out the brake light
    • Pull the windshield washer hose out of the brake light
    • Disconnect the brake light wiring harness
  2. step 2 :Installing the Third Brake Light
    • Push the washer hose into the brake light
    • Connect the brake light wiring harness
    • Push the brake light into place
    • Install the two Phillips screws into the brake light

Tools needed

  • Phillips Head Screwdriver

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Hi, I'm Mike from 1A Auto. I hope this how-to video helps you out, and next time you need parts for your vehicle, think of 1AAuto.com. Thanks.

In this video, we're going to show you how to replace the third brake light on this 2003 Mercury Mountaineer. It's the same part and similar process on these Mountaineers from 2002 to 2010. The items you'll need for this are a new third brake light from 1AAuto.com and a Philips screwdriver.

Your third brake light is held on with two Philips screws. Just go ahead and remove those. Then, just pull the third brake light back and out, and pull your washer hose free. Then push the tab on this harness, and disconnect it.

On the bottom, is the old third brake light. Above it is the new one from 1A Auto. You can see they're identical and will fit exactly the same. The end of this is dry and formed, and widened out, so I'm afraid it might leak. I'm just going to snip off the end. Replace those two Philips screws and tighten them up. Just test out the third brake light. You can see it works, so you're all set.

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2002 - 2010  Mercury  Mountaineer
2008 - 2011  Mercury  Mariner
2008 - 2012  Ford  Escape
2002 - 2010  Ford  Explorer
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