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Old 03-24-2011, 09:49 PM
RedLineRanger RedLineRanger is offline
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Default Third brake light...

It wont fuckin come off... ? WTf is wrong with it i just got my back window replaced because it was leaking bad and i want to seal the 3rd light so i can 100% stop it. I undid the screws and it wont come off. pushed pulled pryed... Nothin... ?
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Old 03-24-2011, 10:15 PM
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Default Re: Third brake light...

pull harder lol
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Old 03-24-2011, 10:23 PM
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Oh really? BRB...............
..... Nope didnt work lol ...well only thing i can do next is break the brake light all together... And i rather not.. Lol good advice though...
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Old 03-25-2011, 04:24 PM
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Default Re: Third brake light...

if it won't come off, then put the screws back in. it's obviously not going to leak. that's how they are supposed to come off. 2 screws and then pull. you shouldn't have to break it. when he said to pull harder it wasn't him just giving you shit, that seriously should do it.
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Old 03-25-2011, 04:28 PM
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Default Re: Third brake light...

Is there a possibility the previous owner already removed it and sealed it with silicon or glue?

This might cause it to be stuck, other that Im at a loss.
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Old 03-25-2011, 04:34 PM
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Default Re: Third brake light...

Did you but the truck new? if not the previous owner may have sealed it. you can always remove your headliner and have someone spray water on the light and look for leaks? no leaks then I'd put a new bulb in it ,that way you won't have to tear out the headliner when the bulb does burn out.
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Old 03-25-2011, 08:41 PM
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Default Re: Third brake light...

x2 on pull harder OR use a thin putty knife to break it loose.
Sounds like somebody glued that sucker on there... they probably had a leak too.
When you finally get it off, clean the mounting area on the truck really well & around the foam on the back of the light. Apply a generous bead of silicone around the foamed area & re-install. Shouldn't ever leak again, but the next sucker to try to get it off will go through the same hassle as you did.
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Old 03-29-2011, 03:19 PM
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Default Re: Third brake light...

So i finally got it off. And it just took a razor blade and some prying. But i got a new one from a junk yard and put new lights on it and sealed it all back up. And its going to save my new headliner that im doing in a couple months. And buggman i did what u said and i know Lol Next guy is going to be pissed lol
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