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

I need to replace the...
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?
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Eric
Eric, Automotive Repair Shop Manager
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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
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Customer reply replied 4 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.


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