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Automatic shifter light burned out

Need to know how to get into area around shifter to replace light bulb. Removed all the screws I could find still did not seem like cover wanted to come off. anyone have suggestions.

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  • fishon09 Oct 27, 2008

    thanks for all the help. I found i could skip step 1 and simply pried out the trim piece and their was plenty of room to reach the light to replace and re-install. Thanks again you are truelly a Brainyass.

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I've done this many times. First grab the shifter and pull up with everything you have. It will come off if you pull hard enough. You may have to use 2 hands and a couple of legs to get it off the first time. After is is off, simply use a screw driver and pry out the trim piece with the letters on it, you know the D,R,N, 1, 2.... The light is under it, so simply untwist the bulb holder to undo it. Ensure you align the notch for the correct gear. You'll be able to tell if you are in Park and your gear selector says Neutral. After you put the trim on, just put the selector knob back on with a sharp blow with your fist.

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