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Dashboard bulb replacement

 
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Old 05-23-2014, 02:28 AM
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Default Dashboard bulb replacement

I still have the bottom of the dash off after replacing the wiper switch and wondered if access from the bottom was the best way to replace all the dash bulbs behind the six instruments?

Any other bulbs easily accessible from under the dash while I'm at it?
 
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Originally Posted by e21pilot View Post
I still have the bottom of the dash off after replacing the wiper switch and wondered if access from the bottom was the best way to replace all the dash bulbs behind the six instruments?


If you can get your hand up there to do it then that's the best way

If you can't then remove the speedo and tach. You'll then be able to reach those bulbs easily plus you'll now have two nice access holes to reach the others thru.

To remove the speedo and tach push them in firmly with your fingertips and turn counter-clockwise* about 45. You need to push pretty hard on the rim of the instrument. Sometimes it helps to remove the cover for the center warning light cluster....it just pops off.

Any other bulbs easily accessible from under the dash while I'm at it?
Nope!

Cheers
DD

*Clockwise if you have a RHD drive car, by the way
 
 
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