Never mind, I have figured it out. I was doing it right all along its
just that the bulb was "swollen" and wouldn’t fit down through the
hole. Never seen that happen before but its fixed now.
> How do you replace the bulb in the third brake light? I have
> pulled the socket out from below by accessing it from the
> trunk but the bulb is too big to come out through the hole.
> Please help. :(