Chevrolet Citation/Omega/Phoenix/Skylark 1980-1985 Repair Guide

Signal and Marker Lights

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION





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Fig. Fig. 1 Remove the headlight grille to access the turn signal bulbs and twist the socket out of the housing



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Fig. Fig. 2 Press inward slightly and twist to remove the turn signal bulb from the socket



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Fig. Fig. 3 To remove the rear light bulbs, open the trunk and remove the wing nuts located behind each tail light



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Fig. Fig. 4 Pull the tail light outward for access to the rear bulb sockets



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Fig. Fig. 5 Twist the bulb socket to unlock it and pull to remove the socket from the tail light housing ...



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Fig. Fig. 6 ... then press inward slightly and twist to remove the rear light bulb from the socket

Front Turn Signal, Parking and Side Marker Lights
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Remove the headlamp trim panel (grille) assembly.
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  5. Twist the socket to unlock it from the housing.
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  7. Press inward slightly and twist to remove the bulb from the socket.
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  9. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
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Rear Turn Signal, Brake and Parking Light
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Open the trunk lid.
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  5. Remove the wing nuts from inside the trunk, at the rear of each tail light assembly.
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  7. Pull the tail light outward to allow access to the light sockets.
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  9. Twist the socket to unlock it from the housing, then press inward slightly and twist to remove the bulb from the socket.
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  11. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
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Dome Light


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Fig. Fig. 7 You can pull the dome light lens down by releasing the retaining tabs ...



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Fig. Fig. 8 ... and replace the dome light bulb by pulling it down from the housing

  1. Release the three retaining tabs on the lens, then remove the lens.
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  3. Remove the bulb by pulling it down from the dome light housing.
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  5. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
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License Plate Lights


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Fig. Fig. 9 Remove the license plate bulb and socket assembly screws, then lower the assembly



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Fig. Fig. 10 Separate the license plate bulb and socket from the lamp housing ...



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Fig. Fig. 11 ... then remove the push-in style bulb by grasping and gently pulling it from the socket



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Fig. Fig. 12 Exterior Light Bulbs and Interior Light Bulbs

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Unfasten the retaining screws at the top of the license plate housing, then lower the bulb and socket assembly.
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  5. Remove the socket from the lamp housing and replace the defective bulb.
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  7. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
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