Third Brake Light Bulb Change Honda Accord (1998-2002) LX 3.0L V6 Sedan (4 Door)

1. Getting Started - Prepare for the repair

2. Remove Bulb - Steps to remove a burnt middle brake bulb

3. Helpful Hints - How to find replacement bulb type and other hints

What would you like your bulbs to do? See Clearer Upgrade To LED HID Style

Consider a premium bulb like the Silverstar Ultra with a specially designed filament, proprietary gas mixture and lamp coating for the best downroad lighting. Learn more about Silverstar Ultra.
Upgrade your fog lights to LED with a direct install option that will connect easily to your car’s existing bulb housing. Sylvania has an option with aviation grade aluminum body and a turbo cooled fan. Check out Sylvania LEDs.
Consider a bulb like the zXe with a proprietary Xenon gas mixture to match the white light of HID lights for the brightest headlight and added clarity. More information on zXe bulbs.

4. Replace Bulb - Procedures to replace the new bulb

5. More Info. - Additional information on center brake lights

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Video Description

The center brake light, sometimes referred to as the third brake light or stoplight, on your 1999 Honda Accord lights up when you hit the brake pedal and helps prevent you from being rear ended by the cars behind you. See how to change the center brake light (CBL) on your Honda Accord in the video above. Be careful not to touch the bulb directly with your fingers when you replace the center brake light bulb on your Accord, touching the bulb causes the it to burn out quicker.

A burnt out center brake light bulb in your Accord is an excuse for a police officer to pull you over. Check your bulbs frequently and change burnt bulbs promptly.

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