How to Replace a Jeep Liberty Tail Light Bulb

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How to Replace a Jeep Liberty Tail Light Bulb
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The Jeep Liberty is a sports utility vehicle that came into production in 2002 as a replacement for the Jeep Cherokee. The Liberty's tail light assembly consists of three bulbs. There is one bulb each for the turn signal, tail light/traffic light and reversing light. The tail light marker and traffic light is a single, dual filament bulb.

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Things you need

  • Phillips screwdriver
  • Replacement bulb 3157K

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  1. 1

    Open the lift gate to access the tail light attachment screws.

  2. 2

    Remove the two screws located on the side of the tail light assembly. Pull the assembly straight back, away from the vehicle, to detach it.

  3. 3

    Lift the tab on the electrical connector and detach the tail light wires.

  4. 4

    Remove the two screws that hold the back plate on the tail light and remove the plate.

  5. 5

    Pull the burnt out bulb from the back plate and replace it with a new one.

  6. 6

    Replace the cover and insert the screws. Re-connect the electrical connector.

  7. 7

    Return the assembly to the vehicle and insert the screws.

Tips and warnings

  • Do not over-tighten the screws. The assembly is made of plastic and can crack.

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