GM Camaro 1982-1992 Repair Guide

Signal and Marker Lights

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



Front Parking and Turn Signal

See Figure 1

  1. Reach around to the back side of the light assembly and unlock the bulb holder/wiring harness by grasping the bulb holder/wiring harness and turning it counterclockwise approximately 1 / 4 turn.
  2.  
  3. Remove the bulb holder/wiring harness assembly.
  4.  
  5. To install, insert the bulb holder/wiring harness assembly into the light assembly and locking the holder by turning it 1 / 4 turn clockwise.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Typical front turn signal lamp mounting

Front Marker Lights

See Figures 2, 3 and 4

  1. Remove the six screws from the filler panel under the front fascia.
  2.  
  3. Remove the filler panel.
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  5. Remove the socket from the lamp assembly.
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  7. Remove the bulb from the socket.
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  9. Installation is the reverse of removal.
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Fig. Fig. 2: Remove the six filler panel bolts



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Fig. Fig. 3: Removing the filler panel from the vehicle



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Fig. Fig. 4: Once the filler panel has been removed, the front side marker light can be replaced

Rear Marker Lights

See Figure 5

  1. Open the hatch.
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  3. Remove the fasteners from the rear trim panel.
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  5. Remove the trim panel.
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  7. Remove the socket from the lens assembly.
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  9. Remove the bulb from the socket.
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  11. Installation is the reverse of removal.
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Fig. Fig. 5: Exploded view of the side marker lamp assembly

Rear Turn Signal, Brake and Parking Lights

See Figures 6, 7 and 8

  1. Remove the rear compartment trim assembly.
  2.  
  3. Remove the plastic wing nuts from the tail lamp assembly.
  4.  
  5. Remove the tail lamp assembly.
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  7. Remove the socket(s) from the assembly.
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  9. Remove the bulb(s) from the socket(s).
  10.  
  11. Installation is the reverse of removal.
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Fig. Fig. 6: Remove the tail light bezel attaching screws



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Fig. Fig. 7: There are attaching screws hidden in the rear corner



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Fig. Fig. 8: Push the thumb-lock and turn the lamp assembly to remove

High Mount Brake Light

See Figures 9 and 10

1986 MODELS
  1. Remove the screw securing the cover.
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  3. Remove the cover.
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  5. Remove the bulb.
  6.  
  7. Installation is the reverse of removal.
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Fig. Fig. 9: Third brake light on 1986 models

1987-1990 MODELS
  1. Remove the screws securing the lens assembly.
  2.  
  3. Remove the bulb from the lamp assembly.
  4.  
  5. Installation is the reverse of removal.
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1991-1992 MODELS
  1. Remove the two screws from the lamp assembly.
  2.  
  3. Remove the lamp assembly from the bracket.
  4.  
  5. Remove the bulb from the socket.
  6.  
  7. Installation is the reverse of removal.
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Fig. Fig. 10: Third brake light on 1991-1992 models

Dome Light

See Figure 11

  1. Remove the courtesy lamp fuse.
  2.  
  3. Remove the lens by gently squeezing the edge and pulling down.
  4.  
  5. Remove the bulb.
  6.  
  7. Installation is the reverse of removal.
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Fig. Fig. 11: Dome lamp assembly

Passenger Area Lamps

The passenger area courtesy lamps can be replaced by first removing the appropriate trim panel, then removing the bulb from the socket. Most panels are fastened by screws or snap-fasteners. Be careful not to force the trim panel off, as you may damage it. Do not pry with tools which may damage the panel, use tools designed for panel removal only.

License Plate Lights

See Figure 12

  1. Remove the screws securing the lamp assembly to the bumper.
  2.  
  3. Remove the bulb from the socket.
  4.  
  5. Installation is the reverse of removal.
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Fig. Fig. 12: License plate lamp