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how to replace a rear turn signal bulb on a 1989 Buick century?

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how to replace a rear turn signal bulb on a 1989 Buick century?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Buick
Expert:  Roadside Jerry replied 7 years ago.

Hi,here are the instructions for replacing the bulb.

Rear Turn Signal, Brake and Parking Lights

See Figures 7, 8 and 9

  1. Remove the tail light assembly screws, then the assembly.
  2. Disconnect the twist lock socket from the lens housing.

To remove the bulb, turn the twist lock socket (at the rear of the housing) counterclockwise 1/4 turn, then remove the socket with the bulb; replace the bulb if defective.

Click image to see an enlarged viewFig. 7: Remove the tail light assembly screws, then the assembly - wagon shown Click image to see an enlarged viewFig. 8: Twist the socket counterclockwise to remove from the housing Click image to see an enlarged viewFig. 9: This type of bulb simply can be pulled out of the socket for replacementTo install:

  1. Attach the socket assemblies to the back of the lamp unit.
  2. Install the lamp assembly