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Old 11-17-2009, 13:44   #1 (permalink)
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03 Thunderbird brake light

I have a new to me 2003 Thunderbird that has a middle brake light bulb that goes on and off, how do you access it?
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Old 11-17-2009, 16:41   #2 (permalink)
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Re: 03 Thunderbird brake light

It tells you in the manual .
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Old 11-17-2009, 17:22   #3 (permalink)
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Re: 03 Thunderbird brake light

If you don't have an owners manual, you can download one here https://www.fleet.ford.com/maintenan...ls/default.asp
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Old 11-19-2009, 12:59   #4 (permalink)
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Re: 03 Thunderbird brake light

The owners manual says to take to a qualified technician to change the top mounted brake light, why is this needed to replace a bulb?
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Old 11-19-2009, 13:57   #5 (permalink)
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Re: 03 Thunderbird brake light

Because it's probably not a bulb and a complete L.E.D. assembly that has to be replaced
as one piece.
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Old 11-20-2009, 12:27   #6 (permalink)
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Re: 03 Thunderbird brake light

Your probably correct. Someone at work told me that only the center of the light wasn't working. When i got home I had my wife look at it and the whole brake light bar wass working. I will wait till it stops working again and take it somewhere to be looked at. I am going to buy a shoop service manual soon for the car.
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Old 11-24-2009, 20:19   #7 (permalink)
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Re: 03 Thunderbird brake light

If you think about it......we all think were qualified technicians. haha

I think its just an LED bar. they have them at autozone.(i think) But if you done feel comfortable with disconnecting a plug and reconnecting a new one, any shop will be able to.
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