Originally Posted by brad12kx
After you remove the 2 screws in the tailgate area, pull the taillight toward the back of the truck. The assembly will slide out of the 2 plastic clips, leaving them in place. It is a bit awkward, and takes a good pull, but the clips will not break.
I had one that was a little stubborn and it took a little bit of rocking and it came right out. Make sure you push your tails in firmly when you go to put them back in so the clips "reclip" lol