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How do you Change, Replace, or Install Broken 2005-2008 Toyota Tacoma Tail Light Assembly Replacement

Fits years: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008

All Toyota Tacoma Tail Lights for sale Tools required:
  • 10mm socket/wrench


Step 1: Open the truck's tailgate to expose the bolts holding the tail light assembly in place.

Step 2: Loosen the retaining bolts.


Using the 10mm socket, loosen the two bolts that hold the assembly in place.

Step 3: The assembly can now be removed from the vehicle (with slight pressure).

Step 4: Un-plug the electrical connection from the truck to the tail light casing.

Step 5: Connect the truck's electrical plug to the corresponding plug with the new tail light assembly.


Be sure that the plug "snaps" into place to ensure a secure connection.

Step 6: Using the alignment pins as your guide, snap the new tail light assembly into place.

Step 7: While holding the light assembly in place with one hand, begin tightening the two retaining bolts to secure the tail light assembly's connection to the vehicle.
These Part Change / Installation Instructions Apply to:

05 2005, 06 2006, 07 2007, 08 2008 Toyota Tacoma Tail Lights Replacement Instructions

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