2020 Porsche Cayenne

How to Change a Brake Light

Your vehicle’s brake lights turn on every time you slow or stop your car on Los Angeles roads, so it is no surprise that these light bulbs burn out over time. The good news is that learning how to change a brake light at home is a simple task. In fact, it’s simpler than other car repairs you may have completed, like changing spark plugs or changing oil. You’ll want to take care of this simple maintenance step right away to avoid an accident or a ticket. For your convenience, the parts and service team at Rusnak/Pasadena Porsche has put together the below simple guide on how to replace a brake light.

 

 

Steps on How to Replace a Brake Light

This ‘How to Replace a Brake Light’ step-by-step guide isn’t too complex. If you want to know how to change a brake light with ease from your Arcadia driveway, read on:

  1. Find the Correct Bulbs: The first step to take in this process is to figure out what kind of bulbs your model requires. Refer to your owner’s manual to determine the correct bulb size and voltage for your specific vehicle.
  2. Remove Tail Light Housing: Once you have the replacement bulb, you’ll need to remove the colored lens that hides the brake light bulbs with a Phillips-head screwdriver. After the cover is removed and out of the way, remove the old bulb.
  3. Replace bulb: Before you replace the brake light bulb, apply a bit of dielectric grease to the end first. This simple step will prevent corrosion and rust down the line. It also makes it easier to remove the bulb when it’s time to change it next time. Put the new bulb in place, reattach the taillight housing, and continue driving safely around the Arcadia area once again.

Service Tips and More From Rusnak/Pasadena Porsche

Here at Rusnak/Pasadena Porsche, it is our mission to keep drivers from Glendale to Pasadena safe. Whether you’re looking for parts tips and tricks to maintain your used vehicle, you want to learn about Porsche brake service, Porsche cabin air filters, or you want to start fresh with a new model, we are here to help. Beyond learning how to change a brake light you can check out our new vehicle inventory online to see which models may catch your eye. From there you can use our online payment calculator to see which vehicle will best fit your Los Angeles family’s budget.

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