Mitsubishi Mirage Back-up Reverse Light Bulb Replacement

DIY Cost: $ 20 - 80
Est. Time: 30 mins - 1 hour
Difficulty: Easy
This guide provides instructions on how to replace the rear backup (reverse) light bulb on a Mitsubishi Mirage G4. 

What you will need


  1. Open the trunk of the vehicle by pulling up the trunk release next to the driver's seat. Trunk release on the Mitsubishi Mirage.Opened trunk of the Mitsubishi Mirage.


  2. Once the trunk is open, you will find two screws on the tail light. The screws holding the tail light.Use a Philips screwdriver to turn them counterclockwise to remove the screws.Removing the screws holding the tail light.
  3. Remove the tail light by prying it out. Use a prying tool to unlock the clips holding on to the tail light. Then pull out the tail light once it has been unlocked.Poping out the tail light using a prying tool.
  4. Disconnect the light bulb connectors. To remove the connectors to the tail light, twist the connectors counterclockwise to unlock them.Light bulb connectors of the Mitsubishi Mirage. Then pull them out to remove them from the tail light.Disconnecting the tail light bulbs.


  5. Check on the light bulbs by turning on the parking light, brake light, hazard light, and reverse light. To remove the light bulbs, just push them in and twist them counterclockwise.Removing the light bulbs.
  6. Reinstall the light bulb. When done checking and replacing the light bulbs, reinstall the light bulb by pushing and twisting it clockwise. The brake light has a different size of prong so to put it back make sure to put it on the right side to lock the light bulb in.Reinstalling the light bulbs.


  7. Reinstall the light bulbs connector on the tail light by pushing it inside and twisting it clockwise to lock the light bulbs on the tail light.Reinstalling the light bulb to the tail light.
  8. Reinstall the tail light. Align the tail light clips to the vehicle and push the tail light in to lock the tail light on the car. Note the locking channels and pins in the pictures.Lining up the tail light to the clips.Lining up the tail light to the clips.
  9. Then put the two screws back on the tail light.Pushing back the tail light of the Mitsubishi Mirage.

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