Replace License Plate Light on 1994-2004 Ford Mustang

Description: This guide will show you how to replace the license plate light bulbs and light covers on a 1994-2004 Ford Mustang.

Parts Required:

  1. Light Bulbs #168
  2. Light Bulb Covers (not required)

Tools Required:

  1. Phillips Screwdriver
  2. Flathead screwdriver


Step 1: Remove the screws holding the light cover.

Tip: Place a Flathead screwdriver between the screw and cover to help endless spinning.

Step 2: Remove cover and light from trunk body, then remove light cover from wiring.

Step 3: Remove the light bulb.

Step 4: Insert your new light bulb. Here we switch to LED.

Step 5: Re-fasten the light cover. (here we swapped the old cracked one out with a new one)

Step 6: Place the inserts in to hold the light cover in place. Then fasten the Phillips screws.

Step 7: Repeat this step for the other light and you have completed you light bulb replacement.

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