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1994 Buick Regal instrument cluster

I would like to replace the lamps in the instrument cluster and would like to know the procedure to access them/

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I haven't owned or worked on a Regal of that year, the newest one I've worked on was an '88. Best bet would be to pick up a service manual, and it should tell you how to tear apart your instrument cluster, and get to the lamps to replace them.

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Fig. 1: Headlight switch location and mounting-1988 Regal shown

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Fig. 2: The headlight switch is secured with clips and screws-1990 Lumina shown

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Fig. 3: Light switch location and attachment-1993 Cutlass Supreme

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Fig. 5: The HUD incorporates the headlight, fog lamp and HUD switches
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