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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Tail Lamp Replacement

Preliminary Procedures

Preliminary Procedures

  1. Open and support   the rear compartment lid.
  2. Remove the body side trim panel replacement in order to expose the tail lamp pocket nuts. Refer to Body Side Trim Panel Replacement - Left Side.
  1. Tail Lamp Bolt (Qty: 2)

Caution: Refer to Fastener Caution in the Preface section.

Tighten 2.5 Nm (22 lb ft)

  1. Tail Lamp Control Module with Bulb Assembly

Tip

Rotate the control module with bulbs counterclockwise and remove from the tail lamp housing.

  1. Tail Lamp Assembly

Warning: Refer to Halogen Bulb Warning in the Preface section.

Procedure

  1. Using a blunt tool, tap gently on the tail lamp studs before attempting to remove the tail lamp assembly from the lamp pocket.
  2. Pull the tail lamp assembly rearward.
  3. Disconnect the tail lamp control module with bulbs assembly electrical connector.

Tail Lamp Bulb Replacement

Preliminary Procedure

Preliminary Procedure

Remove the rear tail lamp assembly. Refer to Tail Lamp Replacement.

  1. Tail Lamp Bulb Harness Socket

Procedure

Rotate the bulb socket from the tail lamp housing.

  1. Tail Lamp Bulb

Procedure

Pull the bulb straight from the lamp harness socket

Forward Lamp Wiring Harness Replacement
Preliminary Procedures Remove the front bumper. Refer to Front Bumper Fascia Replacement. Remove the headlamp. Refer to Headlamp Replacement. Using a scan tool, check for DTCs. Forward ...

Exterior Lighting Systems Description and Operation
Exterior Lamps The exterior lighting system consists of the following lamps if equipped: Headlamps Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) Front fog lamps Rear fog lamps Park, tail and license lamps ...

Other materials:

Hazard Warning Flashers
(Hazard Warning Flasher): Press and momentarily hold this button on the instrument panel above the climate control system, to make the front and rear turn signal lamps flash on and off. This warns others that you are having trouble. Press and momentarily hold again to turn the flashers off ...

Installation Procedure
Prepare all mating surfaces as necessary Align the body lock pillar outer panel reinforcement. Drill 8 mm (5/16 in) for plug welding along the edges of the body lock pillar outer panel reinforcement as noted from the original panel. Clean and prepare the attaching  surfac ...

Front Side Door Window Replacement
Preliminary Procedure Position the window approximately half   way down in the door. Remove the water deflector. Refer to Front Side Door Water Deflector Replacement. Remove the outer sealing strip. Refer to Front Side Door Window Outer Sealing Strip Replacement. Fr ...

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