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#1 Old 11-19-2009, 08:53 PM
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90-93 celica tail light remove

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i need to change bulbs for the tail light but how do you remove the clips from inside the trunk
those look like harden rubber retaining clip, i tried using plier and hammer but it wont move
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#2 Old 11-24-2009, 09:19 AM
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Whoa, a hammer? Easy there fella! Open your trunk, and there are two square caps that pop out and hide screws that hold in the lights. Then, using a screwdriver wrapped in tape, or a wooden/plastic pry, pop out the corner lights. They are shaped like a "D" and the straight side has a metal clip that allows them to pop out. You will find another screw and the assembly comes loose. Twist the lights out and replace.

Just remember, this is a Toyota, most solutions are simple and gentle.

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is it the same procedure for a '95 celica?
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Your owners manual has a great set of instructions on how to access the lamps in the tail light assemblies.

What year is your Celica anyway?
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#5 Old 03-22-2010, 06:38 AM
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he said 90-93 so they would use the same procedure year to year (under 90-93 of course)
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