How do I remove and replace the tail light? on 2005 Lincoln Aviator

Don't know how to get to tail light.

by in Washington, DC on May 14, 2011
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3 answers 4 comments
ANSWER by , April 24, 2015
Don't know how to get to tail light
ANSWER by , July 27, 2013
need to remove tail light to replace signal light bulb
ANSWER by , May 14, 2011
The tail lamp assembly gets unscrewed from the lamp body to the vehicle with the tailgate open. Bulbs get replaced once the lamp assembly is removed.
COMMENT by , May 15, 2011
So that means the interior trim has to be removed first...Correct???
COMMENT by , May 15, 2011
No, you should have access to the lamp without having to pull any trim panels.
COMMENT by , May 15, 2011
The interior trim covers access to the lamp area..I just wanted to make sure you did not pry loose the rear light unit from the exterior of the car...
COMMENT by , May 15, 2011
OK, I stand corrected; I was going by recollection rather than anything else - no shop manual shows how to remove and install the lamp.