Fixing a broken tail light cover

September 15th, 2010 by

It happens. You’re not paying attention when you put your car in reverse, and before you know it, you’ve backed into a trash can or a mailbox.

The good news? You probably don’t need to have the light fixture repaired immediately, but you will want do a temporary fix at home.


If you simply have a crack in your tail light cover, some craft glue may do the trick. But, if the damage is more severe, you’ll want to cover the exposed area with some lens repair tape. You can get this at most auto parts stores – including here at the dealership. Simply use the tape to cover the broken lens, which will prevent water from getting into the socket (and an even bigger problem down the road).


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