Step 2: Loosen and remove the thumb-screw that holds the trunk liner in place. Peel back the trunk liner to expose the tail light's mounting area.
Step 3: Loosen and remove the 2 thumb-screws that secure the tail light assembly.
Step 4: Pull the tail light assembly from the vehicle.
Step 5: Disconnect the wiring harness that attaches to the back of the tail light.
NOTE: If you ordered your replacement tail light from Go-Parts, it likely includes new bulbs, as most of our models do. This saves you an installation step! However, if your particular model does not include the bulbs, simply turn the sockets counter-clockwise, remove them from the old assembly, and attach them to the new one.
Step 6: Connect the wiring harness to the new tail light.
Step 7: Mount the tail light by tightening the 2 mounting hand-screws.
Step 8: Replace the trunk liner, and secure it by tightening the hand-screw.
Be sure that this thumb-screw is secure, as it is also important in securing the tail light.
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
08 2008, 07 2007, 06 2006, 05 2005, 04 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix Tail Light Replacement Instructions