I don't know how they do that, must be something in…. Then consult your owner's manual for the replacement procedure. Brake light bulbs grow dimmer over time and eventually burn out. Donations are not tax deductible. Slightly loosen the lower 10mm nut with the socket and ratcheting wrench. Test the new tail light bulbs by turning on the headlights, have someone step on the brake pedal and activate the hazard signals. Here's a quick guide to changing the Taillight bulb on a 2006-2013 Nissan Versa Hatchback.
Note on the exterior there is a slot at the front of the lamp assembly when reinstalling. Carefully push the tail light on to the rear of the vehicle. There are either 3 or 4 nuts holding the tail-light assembly in place, which means youll need to take out most of the inner panels to access the others. Remove the black plastic tailight housing covers. When you replace the brake light bulb on your Versa, be careful not to touch the bulb directly with your fingers - the oil from your skin will cause the area that you touched to burn hotter than the rest of the bulb, which causes the bulb to burn out quicker. So it could be that you have just burned out one bulb. You open the hood, using the bracing metal strut so it won't close on your head or hand.
All Replacement brand items are backed by 1-year, unlimited-mileage warranty. We love when auto parts experts come to our site and we love when car parts newbies come to our site. You do have to just pull straight back, but jimmy-ing it a bit helps. A burnt out bulb in the taillight cluster of your Versa is an excuse for a police officer to pull you over. Tail, brake turn and backup. Marking the vehicle's centerline is also helpful to verify side-to-side alignment. You'll need a few handy tools and a bit of patience! So I know this is kind of an old thread but I was searching for info on how to change my brake light so here I am.
This video shows you how to change the brake lights on your 2013 Nissan Versa. Not only will the lights on your Versa be brighter, you decrease the likelihood you will need to change any of the bulbs again in the near future. To create this article, volunteer authors worked to edit and improve it over time. Use a flat screwdriver to slip the white cover with wires off the screw post. Then spin it off by hand to prevent it from dropping down into the cargo area's interior panels. Hold the tail light with one hand while spinning on the two 10mm nuts. Not only will the lights on your Versa be brighter, you decrease the likelihood you will need to change any of the bulbs again in the near future.
Start at the bottom then the middle of the Taillight. Regain the best functionality of your brake light with our Replacement Brake Light Switch. If one is not available, loosen but don't remove completely. If it blinks fast when you turn on the the left signal the burnt out bulb is on that side of the vehicle could be front or rear bulb so you'll have to check. If you have magnetic sockets, this would be a great time to use one. It took me ~10 minutes though this was my 2nd attempt. You may want to consider replacing both left and right at the same time… By the nature of the question I assume that you are referring to the tail lights and brake lights.
Its Brake Light Switches are not only built to last, but also can perfectly complement your vehicle. Pull the white plastic part of the wire harness straight off the threaded bolt end. As simple as it sounds, the owner's manual is the best place to start for brake light bulb replacement instructions and illustrations. The black plastic brake light bulb socket is located closest to the outside edge of the vehicle. And vice versa Brake lights go through the turn signal switch. The upper 10mm bolt is covered by a wire loom and power connector attached to it.
If you are going to replace a bulb in your cluster, it is a good idea to replace all of them. From the outside, pull the lamp assembly backwards. Then slightly loosen the upper 10mm bolt and carefully spin it off by hand. I put both ends of the leash in one hand in order to pull on one side and then used my finger tips on the other hand to pull on the part of the lens closest to the bumper and applied even pressure straight back until the lens popped off alowing access to the light bulbs. Use a magnet to remove. Once I got the stud lined up with the catch, I had to gently press on the points of the triangle at the bottom rear and top side to slip the catch into place on the stud. Tighten the nuts with the socket and ratcheting wrench.
See sources and related links below for replacement brake light bulb information. If you're removing the taillamps with the bumper off there are 3 nuts and screws that hold the taillight to the rear panel of the car that have to come off from the inside of the trunk. I just replaced the brake light on my hatchback today. You twist the burnt out bulb to get it out of the plastic housing. I never was able to get the wire harness off.