Step 2: Loosen and remove the two 10mm retaining bolts that secure the tail light to the vehicle.
These bolts are exposed by opening the tailgate.
Step 3: You can now pull the tail light assembly from the vehicle.
This will take a firm tug!
Step 4: Disconnect the wiring harness at the bottom of the tail light assembly.
Step 5: Connect the wiring harness to the new tail light assembly.
Step 6: Mount the new tail light by tightening the two 10mm mounting bolts.
Use the guiding tabs to ensure proper positioning of the tail light during installation.
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These Part Change / Installation Instructions Apply to
12 2012, 11 2011, 10 2010, 09 2009, 08 2008, 07 2007, 06 2006, 05 2005 Toyota Tacoma Tail Light Replacement Instructions