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How do I remove the dome light cover so I can replace the bulb?

2006 Toyota Corolla LE

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  • Anonymous Dec 11, 2008

    Hey all, i have toyota 2006LE, I need its driver user manual. any body can help me with this?

    Thanks, Shah

  • Chrissy L Jan 13, 2009

    when i replaced the dome light bulb, I accidentally broke the switch. The ball bearing and spring came out. How do I re assemble and re install the switch?


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Once you haved removed the dome light disconnect the power and completely detach it. Take the clear cover off and you can wiggle the switch out in the center (off) position. Be careful not to loose the steel bead and spring. Once removed you will notice on the switch where there is a point of contact. That part isn't applying enough preassure to the power and ground on the base. You can remove that prying it out with a small skrew driver or by hand (which I was able to do). Once that is removed slightly bend the center out like you are going to fold it in half, just enough to make it arch. Then bend the outer parts back out to fit back in the switch properly and replace with the spring as it was and replace the bearing and it's spring and place the switch back in the housing and put the cover on. Reconnect the power and make sure it works before placing it back in place. I was quoted $80 for parts and labor to replace the entire dome light. This took 5 minutes to figure out and put back while parked at the dealership waiting to see if the part was in stock.

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On the lamp lens, locate the small rectangular slot. Using a small, flat bladed screwdriver, insert the tip into the slot and pry it open. It helps if the lens is not freezing cold. Remove it with a warm interior. To replace, it has tabs on the other side, and just snaps back into place. Thanks for choosing FixYa.

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I fixed mine. No trip to a service center. All u need is a business card folded up. What happens is the switch looses connection. fold up half a business card loosely so it feels bulky and may open up. This puts pressure on the switch. Tape it to the dome cover and up it up. Your light will now function. Mine does. Sunshyne

Posted on Nov 23, 2009

  • likeafox385 Apr 05, 2011

    "tape it t to the dome cover and UP IT UP what does up it up mean never heard of that

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