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how do you replace a 94 Ford Aspire brake light?

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how do you replace a 94 Ford Aspire brake light?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 2 years ago.

hi

this should help you

thanks

 

Ford Aspire 1994-1998

Signal and Marker Lights

  • REMOVAL & INSTALLATION

 

REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



Front Parking Lamp Bulb

See Figures 1 and 2



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Fig. Fig. 1: Turn the parking lamp socket counterclockwise to disengage it from the lens



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Fig. Fig. 2: Grasp the bulb and pull it straight from its socket

  1. Rotate the parking lamp exterior bulb socket counterclockwise and remove it from the headlamp.
  2. Grasp the bulb and pull it from the socket.
  3. Installation is the reverse of removal.


Rear Parking, Brake and Turn Signal Bulbs

See Figures 3, 4, 5 and 6

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Raise the liftgate and loosen the lamp assembly retaining screws.
  3. Press the lamp assembly towards the outside of the vehicle to disengage it from the body.
  4. Pull the lamp assembly away from the body until access to the bulb sockets is possible.
  5. Twist the socket(s) approximately 1 / 4 turn counterclockwise to disengage from the lamp assembly.
  6. Depress the bulb(s) and twist approximately 1 / 8 turn counterclockwise to remove from the socket(s).




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Fig. Fig. 3: Loosen the lens retaining screws



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Fig. Fig. 4: Press the lamp assembly toward the outside of the vehicle to disengage the retaining pins from their brackets



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Fig. Fig. 5: Turn the bulb socket assembly to unlock the retaining tabs and remove it from the lens



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Fig. Fig. 6: Gently press the bulb inward , then turn it counterclockwise and remove it from the socket

To install:

  1. Install the bulb(s) in the socket(s) and connect the socket(s) to the lamp assembly.
  2. Place the lamp assembly in position and tighten the assembly retaining screws.
  3. Connect the negative battery cable.


Front Side Marker Lamp Bulb

See Figures 7, 8, 9 and 10



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Fig. Fig. 7: Loosen the lens retaining screws



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Fig. Fig. 8: Pull the lens outward until you can access the bulb socket



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Fig. Fig. 9: Rotate the socket assembly counterclockwise and remove it from the lamp housing



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Fig. Fig. 10: Grasp the bulb and pull it straight from its socket

  1. Loosen the lens retaining screws.
  2. Slide the lens forward until you can access the bulb socket.
  3. Rotate the socket assembly counterclockwise and remove it from the lamp housing.
  4. Grasp the bulb and pull it from the socket.


To install:

  1. Install the bulb in the socket.
  2. Position the bulb and socket assembly in the housing and turn it clockwise to engage it.
  3. Tighten the lens retaining screws.
  4. Check for proper lamp operation.


Front Turn Signal Lamp Bulb

See Figures 11, 12, 13 and 14



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Fig. Fig. 11: Use a Phillips head screwdriver to loosen the turn signal lamp assembly screw



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Fig. Fig. 12: Pull the lamp assembly away from the car body to access the bulb socket



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Fig. Fig. 13: Turn the socket counterclockwise to disengage it from the lamp assembly



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Fig. Fig. 14: Gently push the bulb in and twist it approximately 1/8 turn counterclockwise, then remove it from the socket

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Loosen the turn signal lamp assembly screw.
  3. Gently pull the lamp assembly away from the car body until access to the bulb socket is possible.
  4. Turn the socket counterclockwise to disengage it from the lamp assembly.
  5. Gently push the bulb in and turn it, then remove the bulb from the socket.


To install:

  1. Properly line up the bulbs pins with the socket, then install the bulb. Gently depress the bulb, then twist it approximately 1 / 8 turn clockwise until it is fully engaged.
  2. Position the socket in the lamp housing and turn it clockwise to engage.
  3. Place the lens assembly back into position and tighten the retaining screw.
  4. Connect the negative battery cable.


License Plate Lamp Bulb

See Figures 15, 16, 17 and 18

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Open the liftgate and loosen the license plate lamp lens retaining screws.
  3. Remove the lens from the lamp housing.
  4. Remove the bulb from the housing.




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Fig. Fig. 15: Loosen the license plate lamp retaining screws



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Fig. Fig. 16: Pull the lamp assembly down for easier access



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Fig. Fig. 17: Separate the lens from the lamp housing ...



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Fig. Fig. 18: ... then grasp the bulb and pull it from the housing assembly

To install:

  1. Push the bulb into its socket in the housing.
  2. Position the lens, then install the lamp assembly and tighten the retaining screws.
  3. Close the liftgate and connect the negative battery cable.
  4. Check for proper bulb operation.


High Mount Brake Lamp Bulb

See Figures 19, 20 and 21

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Raise the liftgate and remove the liftgate trim panel.
  3. Rotate the bulb socket assembly counterclockwise and remove it from the lamp housing.
  4. Pull the bulb from the socket.

 

It is not necessary to disengage the lamps electrical connection.

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Fig. Fig. 19: Remove the liftgate trim panel by VERY CAREFULLY unsnapping the retaining pins



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Fig. Fig. 20: Twist the socket assembly counterclockwise to disengage the tabs, and withdraw it from the lens



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Fig. Fig. 21: Grasp the bulb and pull it straight from its socket

 

To install:

  1. Push the bulb into the socket.
  2. Insert the bulb and socket assembly in the lens housing, then turn the socket clockwise to engage it.
  3. Install the liftgate trim panel and close the liftgate.
  4. Connect the negative battery cable and check for proper bulb operation.


Dome Lamp Bulb

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the dome lamp lens.
  3. Remove the bulb from the socket.


To install:

  1. Install the bulb in the socket.
  2. Install the lamp lens, making sure it is fully engaged.
  3. Connect the negative battery cable and check for proper bulb operation.


Luggage Compartment Lamp Lens

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Use a small prytool to carefully remove the lamp lens.
  3. Remove the bulb from the socket.


To install:

  1. Install the bulb in the socket.
  2. Install the lens, making sure it is fully engaged.
  3. Connect the negative battery cable and check for proper bulb operation.

 

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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Thank you Tim! I will try this first thing in the morning - need the daylight.
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 2 years ago.

yes..light will help

thanks for using justanswer

 

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