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REPLACE DASH LIGHTS

HOW DO I REPLACE BURNED OUT DASH LIGHTS

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  • john g Oct 21, 2008

    what would i have to disablem? to get to them>?

  • john g Oct 21, 2008

    i have the same problem with the dash light going out. what would i have to disasembe to get to them?

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Well if you don't mind laying on your back on the floor of the drivers side and reaching up blindly till you feel the sockets.... then you unscrew them (only takes about a half a turn) replace the bulb and plug the socket back in..... other wise if there is no room to get underneath you have to do some disassembly to get to them......

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