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Q: How do I replace the exterior lamp bulbs?

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How do I replace the exterior lamp bulbs?

Sometimes, the Bulbs in the Exterior Lamps of your truck may need replacing. When replacing any Exterior Lamp Bulb, make sure you have the right bulb and the lights are turned off. From there, to replace the Exterior Lamp Bulbs.

  1. Remove any pins or screws that holds the protective cover in place.

  2. Once all pins and screws have been removed, take the cover off.

  3. Unscrew the bulb from the socket.

  4. Screw the new bulb in.

  5. Replace the cover and all the pins and screws.

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