UZJ100 Tail Light Replacement

Discussion in '100-Series Cruisers' started by madams557, Feb 6, 2004.

  1. madams557

    madams557

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    My wife’s 99 UZJ100 has a Tail light out in the drop down tailgate. It appears that in need to remove the panel to get to the bulb. Anything I should worry about or any secrets to make the job easier?

    Michael
     
  2. Augie

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    Yep you have to remove the inner panel. Just be careful when prying off the plastic snaps.
     
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    I've just changed the bulbs on the tailgate, it was really simple, just pry the pannel out nicely.

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  4. madams557

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    Do I need a special tool or will a flat tip work?
     
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    I think I used a flat screwdriver to pop out the thingee's holding the panel in. Key is to take your time; don't rush itl.
     
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    I had this problem and here is how I got the panel off. I have $1.00 grill fork that has the tines close together. I used this and slipped it under the panel where the rubber insert pieces were and slowly lifted up. They came out extremely easy. I went ahead and changed both sides so I did not have to go through this again for a while, but having the grill fork really made it easy. Hope that helps someone.
     
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