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Does any one have full details how to replace the rear light unit on the boot lid?

I have removed the small inner rear cover and can see the light unit clips round the outside of the boot lid body work.

but cant tell how the inner edge is attached or if the boot liner needs removing.


if it does require liner removed it has the closure button and i'm not sure what other connections it may have or where all the clips would be.
 

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ok found out how to remove light unit. Need a 8mm nut to lossen a inner plastic fork on the unit and push out.

now stuck putting in new unit, as has hook on outerside, around metal work, plus the plastic hook clamps around inner bodywork.

but both sides don't go in clean and unsure which side needs the more pressure to engage without breaking new face unit ?
 

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ok, think finally sorted it.

Had to take off the inner plastic hook, secured by 8mm nut.
Connect up the power lead
Engage outer hook around boot body work
lift inner edge outwards from outside.
From outside put plastic hook back over the screw thread, but try and press finger against end of screw thread from the inside, to stop hook falling off.
Press unit back down and hope hook engages correctly
put back on 8mm nut from inside.
use torch to see hook engaged with body work and also with a slot on unit itself.


Note the body work also has 2 small cut-out holes which a couple of plastic protrusions, on light unit, go through, though not secured.
 
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