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      09-28-2010, 03:46 PM   #1
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Taillight replacement question

Recently the dealer replaced both of my rear taillight assemblies, cause the right side unit had failed.

The tech did a poor job on the left side light. The light is tilted. The "lines" of light are not flat cause the assembly is cockeyed. Poor quality install.
You can clearly see a large gap along the front and top edge of the assembly. I'll have to take a pic.

But, it may not be necessary. Before I go and try to adjust the light, has anyone adjusted the taillight assembly for whatever reason?
If so, do you have a DIY?

Moderators, this might be more appropriate for the DIY section?
Maybe. If so, I apologize for posting here. I thought I might get more response here.

UPDATE:
I went through the DIY section and there is NOTHING about the rear taillights.

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      09-28-2010, 04:21 PM   #2
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I think there is a mention about adusting the tail lights in that rear bumper cover DYI. I would just take it back to your dealer and compain louder. Make them fix it right!
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Its super easy man. Just pop off the covers in the back of the lights in the trunk...loosen the three bolts and adjust.
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      09-28-2010, 07:22 PM   #4
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Its super easy man. Just pop off the covers in the back of the lights in the trunk...loosen the three bolts and adjust.
Thanks.
I figured it was that easy. I already looked behind the cover, but I only found 2 bolts. Now I know to look for 3.

Like Dackelone, I feel like taking it in and having the tech redo them.
After all, he got paid to it right the first time.
But, it'll take less time and effort to just do it myself.

I guess it's too much to ask some of these tech's to do things right the first time.
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