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How do I replace a 2008 Equinox driver side tail light?

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How do I replace a 2008 Equinox driver side tail light?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Ron Z. replied 7 years ago.



  • Remove tail lamp finish cover screws (2) TIP: Use a flat blaeded tool to aid in the removal of the finish cover.
  • Remove Tail Lamp screws (2)
  • Remove Tail Lamp Assembly. (Pull outward at the forward edge of the tail lamp assembly to disengage the two retainers)
  • Disconnect electrical connectors
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Customer: replied 7 years ago.
I actually just broke the cover, no damage to the lights, is it an easy fix to replace the clear cover?
Expert:  Ron Z. replied 7 years ago.
It's not a tough fix to replace the clear cover, however, you will most likely have to order it through the dealer as it is too new to find in a junk yard. You may be just better off replaceing the assembly as a unit than to drive yourself nuts trying to find just the clear cover.