How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Eric Your Own Question
Eric
Eric, Automotive Repair Shop Manager
Category: Toyota
Satisfied Customers: 30262
Experience:  20+ yrs. experience as repair shop manager and technician.
3195632
Type Your Toyota Question Here...
Eric is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

Prius V: I need to replace the right tail light on my 2012Prius

This answer was rated:

I need to replace the right tail light on my 2012Prius V.
Is the process the same as I have see for other models o Prius and/or where can I find detailed instructions?
HI,

replacing the taillight assembly is fairly large job as you will see below. You may want a shop to handle it:

LIGHTING (EXT): REAR COMBINATION LIGHT ASSEMBLY: REMOVAL

1. REMOVE REAR BUMPER ASSEMBLY
2. REMOVE REAR NO. 2 FLOOR BOARD (for Separate Type)
3. REMOVE REAR DECK FLOOR BOX

4. REMOVE REAR NO. 3 FLOOR BOARD (for RH Side)

5. REMOVE REAR NO. 4 FLOOR BOARD (for LH Side)

6. REMOVE DECK FLOOR BOX LH (for LH Side)

7. REMOVE REAR DOOR SCUFF PLATE

8. DISCONNECT REAR DOOR OPENING TRIM WEATHERSTRIP

9. REMOVE TONNEAU COVER ASSEMBLY (w/ Tonneau Cover)

10. REMOVE REAR NO. 1 FLOOR BOARD SUB-ASSEMBLY
11. REMOVE REAR NO. 2 FLOOR BOARD SUB-ASSEMBLY

12. REMOVE REAR NO. 1 FLOOR BOARD

13. REMOVE DECK TRIM SERVICE HOLE COVER

14. REMOVE REAR DECK TRIM COVER

15. REMOVE REAR SEAT CUSHION ASSEMBLY

16. REMOVE REAR SIDE SEATBACK ASSEMBLY LH (for LH Side)

17. REMOVE REAR SIDE SEATBACK ASSEMBLY RH (for RH Side)

HINT
Use the same procedure described for the LH side.

18. REMOVE LUGGAGE HOLD BELT STRIKER ASSEMBLY (for LH Side)

19. REMOVE TONNEAU COVER HOLDER CAP (for LH Side)

20. REMOVE DECK TRIM SIDE PANEL ASSEMBLY LH (for LH Side)

21. REMOVE LUGGAGE HOLD BELT STRIKER ASSEMBLY (for RH Side)

HINT
Use the same procedure described for the LH side.

22. REMOVE TONNEAU COVER HOLDER CAP (for RH Side)

HINT
Use the same procedure described for the LH side.

23. REMOVE DECK TRIM SIDE PANEL ASSEMBLY RH (for RH Side

24. REMOVE REAR COMBINATION LIGHT ASSEMBLY
Eric and 3 other Toyota Specialists are ready to help you
Customer: replied 3 years ago.


Thanks for the information. I'm pretty sure you saved me from ordering an expensive part, getting into the job, and then finding it to be beyond my skill level. I will just go through my Toyota dealer.


Thank you!

Hi,

you are welcome and have a safe rest of the summer!

please remember to rate service. thank you
I noticed we have not yet resolved your concern you asked about. I would sure appreciate it if you would reply so I can offer my skills and knowledge and repair guide access to help as best I can.


~Do you still need more help?
~Confused by my info request or answer?
~Need more time?
~Confused on how the site works?
~Need more detail or a different explanation?


If the answer is YES to any of these just press reply and lets work on this concern some more.


If you have already rated my answer, then Thanks alot. If you have new questions now or in the future please do not hesitate to ask them. If you would like me to assist you. Just bookmark this page so you can access my profile easy and post a new question from the question box on my profile page.