How is this done,i removed the plastic trim but cant get to the light.Many thanks for any help.Earl.
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2003 Volkswagen Beetle Question: replace 3rd brake light
Answer #1Valleyautotech February 11, 2010, 19:04Master
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Answer #2Visitor, March 01, 2010, 13:19
You have to open the hatch and completely take the inside cover off. you will find a screw on each side of the light . remove the screws and unplug the electrical connection and replace with new one. Aprox cost from dealer about 75.00 for replacement light . Pretty easy fix and I'm no Mechanic
Visitor, May 31, 2010, 18:47
There are NO screws, everyone keeps saying "remove the screws! There is a tab on each side of the bar light. (underneath) Push up on them.
ReplyVisitor, January 14, 2011, 09:22
use a panel pry tool and pop off the hantch panel slowly and bam
ReplyRealWhirled, July 07, 2012, 20:02Rookie
The two screws are inside the trunk not outside on the light. It's an interior job...Check this person out - pictures and all:) http://cindyli.com/site/comments/vw_beetle_third_brake_light_replacement/