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Old 06-23-2009, 03:38 PM   #1
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How do you remove the third brake light from a sedan?

Title says it all. I can get it seperated from the trunk deck, but i dont know how to pull the wires out from it. Anyone who can give me info that will allow me to do this will get rep. Pics are awesome as well...


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Old 06-23-2009, 07:59 PM   #2
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if i remember you have to press the tab on the plug
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dont remove it completely. put one of these in!

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As per Haynes Manual...open luggage compartment, remove carpet trim from behind the light unit. Unclip the bulbholder from the reflector. Pull out the relevant wedge type bulb from the holder, fit new buld and install in reverse order

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the third brake light is easy. just carefully pull the tabs back to release the wires
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ps. i had someone on here make me an LED thrid brake light. i love it
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thanks guys. I wanted to remove it because i was niteshading it to match my recently finished tails. I would do the LEDs, but no money... rep to everyone. thanks again!
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thanks guys. I wanted to remove it because i was niteshading it to match my recently finished tails. I would do the LEDs, but no money... rep to everyone. thanks again!
i took mine off to nite shade it. it looks great. post some pics!
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i took mine off to nite shade it. it looks great. post some pics!
Patience young grasshopper. Keep an eye out in the showroom forum on friday. My buddy is detailing my car cause he owes me some money, and he just got his new camera, the $8000 Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III. Its a 21.1 megapixel! So, friday, he is doing a super good detail, then taking some pics. I get to drive his civic si!
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Patience young grasshopper. Keep an eye out in the showroom forum on friday. My buddy is detailing my car cause he owes me some money, and he just got his new camera, the $8000 Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III. Its a 21.1 megapixel! So, friday, he is doing a super good detail, then taking some pics. I get to drive his civic si!
sounds like a $133/mo camera for 60 months. ill keep my eyes peeled. i need to detail mine and get some new pics up
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