How to replace or upgrade 2016-2019 Toyota Tacoma taillight bulb (60 Second Video)

January 30, 2020

This video is about how to remove tail lights on a Toyota Tacoma or change out the bulbs only. It's from my LED reverse DIY video but I wanted to highlight how easy it is to do in a 60 second tutorial.

If you would like to see my FULL review on LED reverse lights and front turn signals check out it out here.

Video by Rob Daman. Re-published with permission.

Tools You'll Need

  • 1/4" ratchet
  • 10mm socket

Parts You'll Need

  • Replacement bulb(s)

Steps

Remove the tail light

Lower your tailgate. Using your ratchet and 10mm socket, remove the two bolts on the inside of tail light housing (bolts will be facing the tailgate. After bolts are removed, gently and firmly pull straight back on the housing. There are two clips that hold the housing in - you should feel a gentle pop once they release.

Remove old bulb(s)

Twist the bulb(s) a quarter turn to the left and pull straight out. Replace the old bulb(s) with new one(s). Push bulb in and turn a quarter turn to the right to click it in place.

Test the new bulb

Before re-installing the tail light, test the new bulb to make sure it is working properly.

Re-install the tail light

The Push the tail light firmly and gently back into place. You should hear the clips click in. Fasten in the 2 10mm bolts, do not over-torque! Just snug is fine.

 

About The Creator

 

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Video content generously provided by Rob Daman and was re-published with permission. Check out his other helpful tips and tricks on his YouTube channel and other social media sites!

 

Due to factors beyond the control of Motivx Tools, we cannot guarantee against improper use or unauthorized modifications of this information. We assume no liability for property damage or injury incurred as a result of any of the information contained in this video or blog post. Use this information at your own risk. We recommend safe practices when working on vehicles and or with tools seen or implied in this video. Due to factors beyond our control, no information contained in this video shall create any expressed or implied warranty or guarantee of any particular result. Any injury, damage, or loss that may result from improper use of these tools, equipment, or from the information contained in this video or blog post is the sole responsibility of the user and not Motivx Tools.





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