How do I change the back up lights in a 1998 Pontiac Bonneville ssei Was told by auto zone I need to take off the whole panel on trunk lid.

Asked by Apr 27, 2015 at 05:02 PM about the 1998 Pontiac Bonneville 4 Dr SSEi Supercharged Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Both of my back up lights are out and have warning on gauge area. was told I need to take off the whole unit on trunk lid to do this. Is that right and how do I get it off? if not can you please tell me how it's done? Thanks!

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the owners manual should tell you


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4 or 5 nuts in trunk lid all will have guide holes might be hiding ( under carpet or plastic) most likely a 10 mm remove them lights will pull out look for bulb behind white lens (area lights like up) n replace bulb socket will twist or pull out

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