Step 2: Loosen and remove the Phillips screws (2) located just to the inside of the tail light assembly.
Step 3: You can now pull the tail light assembly from the vehicle.
You may have to pull with some force!
Step 4: Disconnect the wiring harnesses from the back of the tail light assembly.
NOTE: Some models do not use wiring plugs on the tail light assembly. If your particular model does not, simply twist the bulbs/sockets counter-clockwise, remove them from the old assembly, and insert them into the new tail light!
Step 5: Connect the wiring harnesses to the new tail light assembly.
Step 6: Mount the tail light assembly by tightening the Phillips mounting screws (2).
Use the guiding tabs on the assembly to ensure proper placement and installation.
While we are more than happy to create these installation guides for your benefit, we cannot maintain any liability regarding the part, or the driving experience, once the part has been replaced/installed. We always guarantee the quality of the parts we provide, but the installation liability rests solely on the installer.
And, though we are always here to answer your questions, please note that our technicians created these guides for your convenience, and cannot provide assistance beyond this guide.
These Part Change / Installation Instructions Apply to
07 2007, 06 2006, 05 2005, 04 2004, 03 2003, 02 2002, 01 2001 Ford Escape Tail Light Replacement Instructions