Volkswagen Jetta Passat High Mount Third Brake Light Dorman 923-256 - 1ALTL01857

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This replacement high mount or (3rd) third brake light is just what you need to get your vehicle in good looking form again!


  • Replaces dealer part number: 3C5-945-087, 3CF945087
  • Correct connector on back of light
  • DOT (Department of Transportation) & SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) approved
  • Direct replacement
  • Built to strict quality control standards

This high mount stop third brake light makes a great replacement and has good cost savings over a dealer unit.

Item Condition: New

Attention California Customers:

WARNING:  This product can expose you to chemicals including 1,3-Butadiene, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer, and birth defects or other reproductive harm.  For more information, go to

Lifetime Warranty

This item is backed by a Limited Lifetime Warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will exchange the part free of charge (excludes shipping charges) for the original purchaser.

  1. step : Removing the Rear Roof Panel (0:33)
    • Pull sharply to release the clips on the rear roof panel
    • Remove the panel
    • Pry off any clips with a pair of pliers and insert them into the panel
  2. step : Removing the Third Brake Light (1:20)
    • Push up and slide the third brake light forward
    • Lift up on the tab and disconnect the brake light wiring harness
  3. step : Reinstalling the Third Brake Light (1:53)
    • Slide the third brake light into place until it's clipped in
    • Connect the brake light wiring harness
  4. step : Reinstalling the Rear Roof Panel (2:26)
    • Line up the panel
    • Push in the clips along the panel

Tools needed for replacement:

    Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Needle nose pliers

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My Volkswagen 3rd Brake Light
It fit well and it is working fine. Thank your 1 Aauto for this this part. I was able to pass my inspection this year thank guy. :)
March 19, 2017
I needed my third brake light replaced asap to pass my safety. I ordered this product on March 25th and received the product on the 28th(3 DAYS LATER!!!). I am amazed with the fast shipping because this product was shipped overseas to Hawaii. It was a super easy and fast installation and worked perfectly! Also passed my safety today with it!
March 29, 2018
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Year Make Model Description
2005Volkswagen Jetta VW Jetta Sedan High Mount Third Brake Light (Built After 12/04 Production Date) Dorman 923-256
2006-2010Volkswagen Jetta VW Jetta Sedan High Mount Third Brake Light Dorman 923-256
2009Volkswagen Jetta VW Jetta Wagon High Mount Third Brake Light Dorman 923-256
2006-2010Volkswagen Passat VW Passat Sedan High Mount Third Brake Light Dorman 923-256
Part #: 1ALTL01857

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Brand #: 923-256

How-to Video:

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