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How To Replace a Rear Brake, Turn Signal or Back Up Light Bulb

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Pull Out the Old Bulb
Remove the old bulb and replace.

Remove the old bulb and replace.

photo by Matt Wright, 2008
Finally! You can see the light (or lack thereof) at the end of the tunnel, a dead bulb. Your bulb either pulls straight out (most do these days) or requires a quarter turn twist like the bulb holder did. Remove the bad bulb and put the new one in. Now you're legal, and safe.

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