On 20 Sep 2006 16:57:13 -0700, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
~Owner's manual doesn't cover topic. Could not find in Haynes.
~Driver's side rear stop light burned out on 2000 Taurus wagon.
~trunk - took out two large phillips head screws beside tail gate
~opening. Tail light assembly is loose, but I can get it out. Cannot
~see any other screws or tabs on the inside to take out. HELP!
From another post saved on June 12, 2006 -- hope it helps!
-Open liftgate. Remove liftgate upper finish trim panel.
-Remove rubber plug from liftgate.
-Remove four nuts from rear hi-mount lamp mounting studs.
-Close liftgate and pull rear hi-mount lamp away from liftgate.
-Turn body main wiring 1/2 turn counterclockwise and remove from rear
-Gently pull miniature bulb out of body main wiring.
-Follow removal procedure in reverse order.
-Tighten nuts to 1-2 N-m (9-17 lb-in).