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Old 06-29-2015, 12:08 AM   #1
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Tail light/ back up light bulb replacement

I have a 2008 Lexington 283 GTS I am not sure how to remove the tail light lens for bulb replacement Can anyone give me an answer?
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Old 06-29-2015, 09:12 PM   #2
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If i remember well, the tail and stop lights are plastic housing held in place by a sort of rubber "grommet". To remove, you will have to bend the rubber "grommet" toward the center while pushing the whole housing inside the molded back panel. When done disconnect the light fixture and replace.

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Old 06-29-2015, 11:26 PM   #3
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thanks for the info i take it the plastic fixture has to be disconected and replaced to change a bulb will have to locate replacement part not just a bulb?
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I replaced my tail/signal and backups with a full LED set. Looks good, and should not need to worry about again!
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Can you tell which light are not LED?


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Old 09-10-2015, 10:41 PM   #6
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Lights

Looks like none of those are LED. But your lights are different than mine. I have the 4" round type mounted in rubber gaskets.
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Looks like none of those are LED. But your lights are different than mine. I have the 4" round type mounted in rubber gaskets.

Only 2 are regular bulbs (top center) the rest of the marker and tail lights are LEDs. The photo was taken late afternoon on a sunny day.


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Old 09-11-2015, 09:07 AM   #8
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Lighting

Yeah, it is hard to see and tell from a dark picture. 'Need to see them in the skin.
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Do they look like this? If so you can just grab them and pull them out. I don't remember if you need to replace the whole thing or just the bulb.
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LED's

If they are not a "sealed" unit, they are likely not LED's. Also, when LED's are on, they usually look brighter than incandescent lamps. You will usually see several LED's in the fixture. Running lights usually have about 3 lamps, My 4" round tail light/signal lights have between 10 and 12 LED's. You can count them when lit. I hope this helps.
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