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2005 Suburban: the high mount brake light lens to replace the bulb

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How do I remove the high mount brake light lens to replace the bulb on my 2005 Suburban?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Scott K replied 8 years ago.

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High Mount Stop Lamp Replacement (Utility)

  1. Ensure the headlamp switch is in the OFF position.
  2. Remove the upper garnish molding at the headliner. (see Below)
  3. Remove the right and left side rear window garnish molding.
  4. Lower the rear of the headliner in order to access the electrical connector.
    Object Number: 277175  Size: SH

  5. Disconnect the electrical connector (4).
  6. Attach a short piece of wire to the high mounted stop lamp connector in order to assist the guiding of the harness through the body.
  7. Remove the high mounted stop lamp screws (2).
  8. Remove the high mounted stop lamp (1) from the vehicle.

Installation

  1. Attach the harness to the guide wire.
  2. Using the guide wire, pull the lamp wire through the hole in the roof panel.
  3. Remove the guide wire.

     


    Object Number: 277175  Size: SH

  4. Install the high mounted stop lamp (1) to the vehicle with the screws (2).

    Tighten
    Tighten the screws to 2 N·m (17 lb in).

  5. Connect the electrical connector (4).
  6. Install the headliner.
  7. Install the left and right side rear window garnish molding.
  8. Install the rear upper garnish molding.

Rear Upper Garnish Molding Replacement (Tahoe/Yukon/Escalade/Suburban)

Object Number: 623041  Size: SH

  • Use a door clip removal tool in order to remove the rear upper garnish molding.

    Insert the door clip removal tool and work along the front edge of the trim panel from one end to the other.

  • Remove the rear upper garnish molding from the vehicle.
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