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Light out inthe a/c, heater switch panel

Want to know how to access the light bulb to replace it

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I'm not a Dodge guy, but normally you would need to pull the panel, the bulbs will be on the back of the panel. Take a look on line for LED replacement bulbs, so you'll never have to replace them again!

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SOURCE: fan or heater switches bulb gone

you will need a pliers . put a piece of light cloth over the top of the pliers and then gently but firmly grab the speed controller switch,( the cloth is to try to reduce marks) pull this switch towards you, its a little tight but it does come off, behind this is your bulb, you now need a long nosed pliers and a steady hand as you can brake the bulb, the bulb also pulls straight out . remember to replace like with like . hope this helps.

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SOURCE: Replace Dash light bulbs on 2004 Malibu Maxx

you need to take the hole dash out and on the back of the speed dash there are little bulbs take them out then replace them

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no pull the plastic lego kit up and that leaves eight 7 mm bolts

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SOURCE: replace fog light bulb for 2006 Honda Odyssey

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Use a wrench to remove the mounting bolt from the underbody through the hole in the splash shield.
Remove the fog light assembly from the bumper by pulling its inner edge first, then the whole assembly out of the bumper.
Remove the electrical connector from the bulb by pushing on the tab and pulling the connector down.
Remove the bulb from the fog light assembly by turning it one quarter turn counterclockwise.
Push the electrical connector onto the new bulb.
Turn on the fog lights to test the new bulb.
Reinstall the fog light assembly into the bumper. Tighten the mounting bolt.
Insert the new bulb into the assembly and turn it one-quarter turn clockwise to lock it in place.
Hope this helps you.

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