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Mr. Jaws 09-05-2012 07:08 PM

instrument panel lights
 
Good evening gents...I need to find out how to change my light bulbs that light up my speedo and tach panel. I have an 81 633CSi. thanks for any and all advice in advanced...

BMWFatherFigure 09-08-2012 02:31 PM

Steering wheel off. Screws in upper underside of cluster (2 Ithink). Wiggle cluster towards rear of vehicle and un plug wires - make notes if some single wires of where they go. Unclip and change globes. Reverse order of removal. Maybe disconnect neg ternimal of battery first - depends on you.

Mr. Jaws 09-11-2012 07:32 PM

Thank you fine sir.....ill get right on it...

Mr. Jaws 09-12-2012 09:49 PM

come to find out..on the 81 the plexi glass cover just pops out with a screw driver....i also got the middle panel out.....now i need to pull the cluster out...a whole nother ball game...the left side seems to be screwed in yet i cant find where its still attached...ant advice..

BMWFatherFigure 09-12-2012 11:15 PM

Havnt played with one of these for ages. Screws holding the unit(s) are top corners usually. Possible a bit of the dash skin is masking seeing the screw. Dont force the instrument cluster - the plastic will be brittle and may snap. Then it is super glue etc..


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