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Dashboard lights I need to replace 8 lightbulbs on the dashboard of a 2002 Dodge Grand Caravan. It appears that there are two screws in the center of the instrument cluster. When I remove them, what kind of brackets am I going to have to deal with to remove the plastic on the speedometer assembly to replace the bulbs? I'm afraid to snap the brackets.

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  • dahockeypuck Mar 01, 2008

    Thanks agu621. Once I removed the instr. cluster, I noticed the bulbs in the rear of the cluster. A 1/4 twist and out they came. I replaced/tested each one at a time. Whole job took under an hour.



    Thanks again.


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You need to remove th whole inst. cluster to replace the bulbs that are located on the BACK side in bulb carriers. Usually turning a 1/4 turn to the left reomves the carries in order to replace the bulbs. Some manufactuers, you have to replace the bulb carrier/socket and bulb as a unit , others just pull the bulb and replace with the SAME type bulb as removed. Most instrument carriers will have on the back what the particular bulb in a specific position is used for by a symbal and the wattage for the also ie: 2.5, which is 2.5 watts. In remove ing the cluster be very careful removeing the connectors from the back. There are certain ways each has to be released to come off but usally can only go in a certain location in the cluster, just make a mental note to yourself has you disconnect them and you will be fine. Alan

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