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Dodge Caravan Tail Light Bulbs Replacement Guide
Pictures illustrated instructions for how to replace the brake light or rear turn signal bulbs on a 2001 to 2007 Dodge Caravan.

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2006 Dodge Caravan
Two Plastic Pop Rivets

Prying Up Pop Rivet
This automotive "how to" instruction guide was specifically written to assist owners of the 2006 Dodge Caravan minivan in replacing a burnt out brake light bulb and/or rear turn signal (parking) light bulb.

Owners of other fourth generation Dodge Caravans, Grand Caravans, Chrysler Voyager or Chrysler Town & Country minivans from 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007 may also find the guide to be useful.

The 2001-2007 Dodge Caravan uses # 3057 Sylvania light bulbs for both the brake lights and the rear turn signals or "parking" lights.

Part number 3057 light bulbs are available from any auto parts store and are made by a variety of manufacturers.

If you would like to have brighter tail lights, install some compatible replacement 3057 LED bulbs.

The only tool needed to replace the brake light or rear turn signal bulb is a small flathead screwdriver.

Plastic Pop Rivet Loosened
Two Black Plastic Rivets
Removing Tail Light
The first step to replacing the brake light or rear turn signal (parking) light bulbs on a 2001-2007 Dodge Caravan is to open the trunk lid.

Then locate the two black plastic pop rivets on the side of the tail light assembly.

You'll need something flat and thin such as a flathead screwdriver to pop them out.

A car key, coin or fingernail might do if you have nothing else.

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Tail Light Assembly Tab
Tail Light Housing Removed
Hold on to the tail light assembly after you remove the two black plastic pop rivets to prevent the housing from falling and damaging the van's paint or side body panel.

When removing the tail light assembly, you'll notice a black plastic tab that fits into a slot on the side of the Caravan.

Light Bulb Covers
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Squeeze Two Sides Together
The two # 3057 light bulbs (brake & parking/signal) can be removed by squeezing the two plastic tabs (one on either side) together until the socket comes loose from the tail light housing.
Squeeze & Lift
Light Bulb Socket & Bulb
Once you have the burnt out bulb and socket removed from the assembly, gently wiggle the bulb straight out of the socket.

Replace it with a new Sylvania 3057 LL bulb or a # 3057 bulb from any other manufacturer.

If you plan on keeping your Caravan / Voyager / Town & Country for a long time, choose a "LL" "Long Life" light bulb or a compatible 3057 LED bulb.

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Brake Light & Turn Signal
Two # 3057 Bulbs & Sockets

Tail Light Housing Tab & Slot
Insert Tab Into Slot On Body
Re-Install Tail Light Assembly
To re-install the tail light assembly, first line up the black plastic tab on the housing with the slot on the Caravan's metal body panel.

Then hold the tail light housing against the van's side while re-inserting the black plastic pop rivets.

Hold Assembly Tight
Insert Two Pop Rivets
Push In Plastic Pop Rivet
While still holding the tail light assembly against the car, push the upper part of the plastic pop rivet into the body of the minivan until it snaps into place.

Check that the tail light assembly is secure before letting go of it.

Finally, test the new brake light or parking/signal light bulb by turning on the hazard lights and having someone step on the brakes.

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For more of my automotive how-to guides and reviews, click on the following links: Dodge Caravan Headlight Bulbs Replacement Guide, Dodge Caravan Third Brake Light Bulb Replacement Guide, Dodge Caravan Overhead Map Light Bulb Replacement Guide, Zaino Bros Show Car Polish Review, WeatherTech FloorLiner Mats Review, Headlight & Tail Light Condensation Solution Guide, Sunforce Solar Battery Maintainer Review, Corroded Car Battery Terminal Replacement Guide, Garmin Nuvi 260W GPS Review, Car Interior Carpet Replacement Guide, Falken Ziex ZE-512 Tire Review, Buffing Faded Headlights, K&N Engine Air Filter Cleaning Guide, Fuzion ZRi Tire Review, & HP iPAQ HX-4700 PDA Garmin GPS.
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