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How to Replace Third Brake Light Bulb 08-12 Ford Escape

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How to Replace Third Brake Light Bulb 08-12 Ford Escape

Created on: 2021-01-16

How to replace the third brake light bulb on 08, 09, 10, 11, 12 Ford Escape

  1. step 1 :Removing the Third Brake Light
    • Remove the Phillips screws from the housing
    • Open the lift glass
    • Pry up the third brake light housing with a trim tool
    • Pry the third brake light out
    • Disconnect the hose with a trim tool or flat blade screwdriver
    • Disconnect the wiring harness
  2. step 2 :Servicing the Driver Side Tail Light Bulb
    • Remove the back bulb container from the assembly with a pick
    • Pull the bulb straight off of the socket
    • With gloves on, press the new 194 bulb to the socket
    • Press the bulb container to the brake light
  3. step 3 :Installing the Third Brake Light
    • Connect the wiring harness to the third brake light housing
    • Connect the washer hose to the third brake light housing
    • Insert the third brake light into place
    • Close the lift glass
    • Tighten the Phillips screws to the third brake light

Tools needed for replacement

  • General Tools

    Pick

  • Screwdrivers & Related

    Phillips Head Screwdriver

  • Specialty Tools

    Trim Tool Set

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Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Pick

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Phillips Head Screwdriver

  • Specialty Tools

  • Trim Tool Set


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