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Old 02-18-2006, 02:02 PM   #1
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hvac lights...how to change?

so what bulbs do i need?
how many?
and how do get to them?

i'm talking about the lights that are behind the fan and heating dials and switches.



p.s. i've searched up to page 10.
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Old 02-18-2006, 04:46 PM   #2
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finally some1 elses lights have gone out....muahahaha...there are 2 bulbs i believe...im in the middle of changing em the first bulb for the heating dial is on the top right side of the switch itself, theres 2 wires (one is white and red i think) and u pull on it to get the bulb holder and everything out removal of the radio will have to be done to see it...as for the other side i will get back to you..........
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Old 02-18-2006, 05:19 PM   #3
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to simplify what i said above there are 2 bulbs total and u must to take off the front panel to get to em....u dont need to disconnect the obc u should have enuff room to take out the bulbs n replace em....
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Old 02-18-2006, 05:48 PM   #4
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i jst got back from changin all of mines. Now all my lights are working includin both ashtrays Did an LED mod to the OBC but it burnt out after couple min. of usinh iy. next time ill be putin a resistor between the bulbs. here is couple pics i took found it easyier to remove the front berzel since i was changin all the bulbs.
U need a total 5-6 Bulbs but they come in a pack of 10. so i went half's with e30 kid.





part # for the bulbs is 2721
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Old 02-18-2006, 05:59 PM   #5
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im pickin up my bulbs tommrow take pics of the both ashtrays lit up cuz right now i dont know where the bulb is....nice LED mod
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Old 02-18-2006, 06:55 PM   #6
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so how do you remove that whole console? just pull on everything?
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LOL i wish it was that easy...if u have a bentley look in the body and interor section, pg 13 fig. 4.25...there 2 top screws and 2 bottom screws that need to be removed.
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Very easy. its comes apart lke legos


u have to pry the climte control buttom there is 4 other screws to be remove from there. Bring me a bottle of some harhs stuff and ill change them all for u
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ok thanks guys....i'll change them soon...or pm zimmie about how big the bottle and how harsh the stuff.
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Haha group bulb chanign meet?
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Old 02-19-2006, 03:18 PM   #11
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alright...i changed one bulb without removing anything...i tried to take everything out and i've given up cause of frustration. who want to change them for me?
zimmie...you seem to live a little far from me.
but if anyone else wants to change them for a reasonable price then pm me.
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lol ill do it for a mikki size bottle Rum
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Hah, I'll buy you a Micki. But I am not too worried about it until spring summer cause I cant be bothered working on my car in this weather.
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Hah, I'll buy you a Micki. But I am not too worried about it until spring summer cause I cant be bothered working on my car in this weather.
anytime u ready dave let me know
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