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Clock radio light

My clock/radio light is out and I cant seem to get the cover off to get to the light, there are four small holes on the face plate (two on each side) but cant figure out what needs to be done with them.

I don't want to force anything and snap the plastic

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You can make the tool that is needed to remove the radio take a metal coat hanger cut the hanger and make it in the shape of a "U" so it will go in the top hole and the bottom at the same time you will have to make two one for each side push them in and it will release the lock pins that lock the radio in place

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