2000 Jaguar XJ8 How to remove the third brake light assembl

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How do you detach the entire hird brake light assembly on a 2000 Jaguar XJ8?

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Friday, December 19th, 2008 AT 2:04 PM

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High Mounted Stoplamp
Removal
Remove lamp cover.
Depress two tangs at base of lamp carrier and withdraw cover.
Fig. 42: Removing Lamp Cover
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Disconnect lamp harness connector.
Fig. 43: Disconnecting Lamp Harness Connector
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Remove module.
Release spring clips at each end of lamp lens module and withdraw module from carrier.
Fig. 44: Removing Module
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Remove lamp carrier.
Release lamp carrier lower securing tangs.
Slide carrier upwards to release and remove carrier from backlight.
Fig. 45: Removing Lamp Carrier
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Installation
Ensure that rubber insulating pads are installed on lamp carrier.
Fig. 46: Installing Lamp Carrier
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Install lamp carrier on backlight mountings, ensuring retaining tangs seat correctly.
Fig. 47: Installing Lamp Carrier On Backlight Mountings
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Install lamp module.
Slide lamp module into carrier ensuring retaining clips seat correctly.
Fig. 48: Installing Lamp Module
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Connect harness connector to lamp assembly.
Fig. 49: Connecting Lamp Assembly Harness Connector
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Install cover on lamp ensuring tangs locate correctly in carrier.
Fig. 50: Installing Cover On Lamp
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