the Third Brake Light
As you can
see from the first picture the 3rd brake light and its reflection block most
of the useful area of the back window. During normal driving you will rarely
see something above the rear spoiler.
say, "it is there for a reason..." I realize this. If I can find a
decent, affordable way to set up an LED 3rd brake light on the top of the rear
window, I will. Until then, I would prefer to be able to see out the back window.
on the middle to release these clips and remove them
the bracket. Time to remove the hatch cover. There is a hook that needs to be
unscrewed and the rest is held in place by metal clips. Gently pry the cover
from the rear hatch.
brake light wire and lightly twist it around the rear window wiper wiring to
keep it from rubbing on anything. Then unbolt the 3rd brake light mount. Next,
remove any of the metal clips from the rear hatch and place them on the plastic
rear hatch cover. It clips back together easier this way.
plastic hook back into place and clean the rear window. You are now ready to
jump in and check out the improved view
rear view. It would be nice to cover up the painted area left. Find a creative
way to cover it up if it bothers you.