Introduction

Replace the tail light bulbs in a '98 to '02 Honda Accord.

Parts

No parts required.

Open the trunk using your key in the trunk key slot or by using the lever under the driver's console. Open the trunk using your key in the trunk key slot or by using the lever under the driver's console.
  • Open the trunk using your key in the trunk key slot or by using the lever under the driver's console.

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Remove the small plastic screw along the vertical edge of the trunk entrance using a flathead screwdriver. Carefully peel back the trunk liner from around the edge of trunk opening by the light. Locate the two panel tail light connectors located between the liner and the panel tail light assembly.
  • Remove the small plastic screw along the vertical edge of the trunk entrance using a flathead screwdriver.

  • Carefully peel back the trunk liner from around the edge of trunk opening by the light.

  • Locate the two panel tail light connectors located between the liner and the panel tail light assembly.

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Grab a light bulb socket and turn it counterclockwise until it can be removed from its hole. Repeat this process for the other light bulb socket. Repeat this process for the other light bulb socket.
  • Grab a light bulb socket and turn it counterclockwise until it can be removed from its hole.

  • Repeat this process for the other light bulb socket.

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Locate the light bulb sockets in the trunk lid, located on the back side of the trunk tail lights. Turn the light bulb sockets counterclockwise and remove them from their holes. Turn the light bulb sockets counterclockwise and remove them from their holes.
  • Locate the light bulb sockets in the trunk lid, located on the back side of the trunk tail lights.

  • Turn the light bulb sockets counterclockwise and remove them from their holes.

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Remove the light bulbs from their sockets by gently pulling them away from the connectors. Remove the light bulbs from their sockets by gently pulling them away from the connectors.
  • Remove the light bulbs from their sockets by gently pulling them away from the connectors.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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Mine is a 2002 honda accord EX doest have that kind of fastener on the trunk's carpet... I don't know how to remove those!

Help!

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