How to Change the Rear Brake Light on a Dodge Journey

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Open the tailgate & find fasteners to the light cover.

Open the tailgate & find fasteners to the light cover.

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Using a flathead screwdriver, carefully pry out the pin alternating each side.

Using a flathead screwdriver, carefully pry out the pin alternating each side.

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Once the pin is out, this piece should easily pull out  as well.

Once the pin is out, this piece should easily pull out as well.

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Repeat on 2nd fastener

Repeat on 2nd fastener

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Pull light cover straight back revealing where bulb connects to cover.

Pull light cover straight back revealing where bulb connects to cover.

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Twist and pull out socket.

Twist and pull out socket.

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This is where 3 hands would come in 'handy' ha or ask a friend to help.

This is where 3 hands would come in 'handy' ha or ask a friend to help.

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Little brown/orange snaps hold bulb in place so pull them outward to release broken bulb.

Little brown/orange snaps hold bulb in place so pull them outward to release broken bulb.

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Replace bulb and fasten back in its home with a twist lining up notches.

Replace bulb and fasten back in its home with a twist lining up notches.

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Snap back in fasteners.

Snap back in fasteners.

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Carefully lining up notches here too.

Carefully lining up notches here too.

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Voilà Your break and blinker light works again! ;) who says a chick can't change their own break light on their car?!

Voilà Your break and blinker light works again! ;) who says a chick can't change their own break light on their car?!

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