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Tail light plastic clip things HELP!

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Old 01-04-2010, 07:37 PM
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Default Tail light plastic clip things HELP!

Hey Guys,

well I installed some new LED tails tonight from Racer Union. LOVE THEM!!

But while I was taking off my stock tails from my 07, I broke the black plastic things you stick the two rods through to "snap" and secure the lights in place. Now where can I buy 4 more of those? I broke both of them on both sides!!! And what are they called?

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Old 01-04-2010, 08:42 PM
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you'll probably have to check a junkyard or something. ive never seen them for sale .
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It's called being too excited!!!! Now you have to rummage through a junkyard or go through the dealership for a $2 dollar part. Sorry bro, there's no easy way to get those, that I know of.
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Explorer9950, If you broke them that easy, then everyother installer is doing the same.
Try the odd-replacement parts rack at the auto parts. I would begin calling it the plastic "tailLight/lens retainer clips" until told otherwise. Of course then, check with the dealerShip for them.
I checked the service manual for a nomenclature, nothing.
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Old 01-05-2010, 06:26 AM
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alright guys, thanks for the info/help. Im checking local auto stores and stealerships today..
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alright guys, thanks for the info/help. Im checking local auto stores and stealerships today..
I have the same problem. Did you ever find them?
If so, where and how much?
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Old 02-19-2011, 10:41 PM
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someone told me you had to BUY THE WHOLE LIGHTS to get new ones. Crazy i thought
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Agreed, junkyard is going to be best
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same problem here, I only broke 1 though, and no local junk yards have any 3rd gen rams near me
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Old 03-29-2011, 09:33 AM
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Guys,

I have the same issue and the tail light rattling everytime I shut the door is aggravating to say the least..
Dealer confirmed that they only sell the clips with a new set of taillights too..

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Old 04-04-2011, 09:00 AM
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Default Tail light plastic clip

If you need the plastic clip to hold your tail light in place these people have them. Click the link below.
http://www.clipsandfasteners.com/Chr...t_p/a21213.htm
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I noticed today that one of my taillights was loose,apparently the previous owner had broken both clips in that lens.I went to Lowes and bought 2 rubber grommets from their specialty hardware drawers,($1.04 I think).It is not as tight as the original clips,but it will work until I can get the proper ones.Thought it might help someone in a pinch.
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Run a strip of silicone sealer on the backs of the lights where the plastic pins were.
Press them into place and stick them down with tape untill the silicones set and u should be good to go.
The silicone will be easy enough to allow the light to be popped off for servicing, but firm enough to stop any rattling & to keep the light in place.
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Old 04-26-2011, 01:54 PM
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You can get 25 clips from here for around $13 shipped.. I bought a pack and replaced all 4 of them and have many spares...

http://www.clipsandfasteners.com/Chr...t_p/a21213.htm

took 3 days to get delivered and they are even stronger than the stock ones..
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Old 04-26-2011, 04:36 PM
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Hey Guys-

The Dodge part # is 68084593AA, that is what my invoice says. I bought them last year for my 07 Ram Quad from my local dealer for $0.50 each, the list price was $0.73 each. Do yourself a favor and load up on them because you are likely to break them every time you access the tail light area. My dealer had to order them as well.
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Default dodge retainer clips for anyone that

http://www.clipsandfasteners.com/Sea...19&Search.y=12
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Try this website. These are what my 2010 Ram have cuz I broke one of them. http://www.clipsandfasteners.com/Tai...m_p/a21329.htm
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