Introduction

This is a guide on how to install new LED bulbs for the truck high mount brake/tail lamp demonstrated on a Chevy Silverado. Since there are screws you will need to remove, make sure you have a Philips screwdriver before you get started. You have the option of swapping out your truck bed light under the clear lens or the reverse lights under the red lens.

Image 1/3: Be sure to store the two Philips screws in a safe place so they don't get lost. Image 2/3: Be sure to store the two Philips screws in a safe place so they don't get lost. Image 3/3: Be sure to store the two Philips screws in a safe place so they don't get lost.
  • Take the Philips screwdriver and remove two Philips head screws on both sides of the high mount brake lamp.

  • Be sure to store the two Philips screws in a safe place so they don't get lost.

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Image 1/2: We recommend you pull out the housing with both hands so you don't break the water tight seal. Image 2/2: If in the event that you happen you break it, you may have some water leak issues so you would have to fix the high mount brake/tail lamp housing with some glue.
  • Pull out the truck high mount brake/tail light housing.

  • We recommend you pull out the housing with both hands so you don't break the water tight seal.

  • If in the event that you happen you break it, you may have some water leak issues so you would have to fix the high mount brake/tail lamp housing with some glue.

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  • Remove the stock bulbs from its socket.

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Image 1/1: Test your new LED truck high mount brake lamps to make sure everything works.
  • Replace with the LED bulb.

  • Test your new LED truck high mount brake lamps to make sure everything works.

  • If the LED lights don't light up, check the polarity by flipping the bulbs 180 degrees.

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  • Put back the light housing and screw in the two Philips screws.

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Conclusion

Test and enjoy your new LED truck high mount brake/tail replacement lights.

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