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Old May 20th, 2014, 08:45 PM   #1 (permalink)
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3rd brake light assembly replacement

Need to replace the current 3rd brake light assembly on my 2012 Eclipse. How to remove the inside trunk lid panel without breaking any retaining clips? Thanks for any assistance, Fritz.
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i believe their is only 2 screws then it just takes a good forceful pull. after you get the panel off i do not believe the bulb is accessible without removing the whole light assembly (5 bolts and 2 wire plugs). i always assumed it was a LED so maybe just check to make sure the plug did not come apart.
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There is a how-to around the forums. It deals with tinting tail lights and the 3rd brake light. If I remember correctly, it is 8 nuts/bolts total to remove the third tail. You need to remove the shroud above it with the pop rivets first of course.

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