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Old 09-04-2012, 06:05 PM
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Lightbulb How in the he11 do i get this bulb out?

Do i need to pull the airboxes to get to the corner lights? I couldn't get my medium-sized hands close enough to where i assume the amber bulbs are housed to replace the drivers side one. I couldn't stand the thought of driving around with one amber bulb so i just disconnected the harness on the passenger side so they matched (no CEL by the way). Help please. Or should i just keep it with no ambers? hmmmmm... Thanks.

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Old 09-04-2012, 06:26 PM
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Hahahahaha dude its tricky im going to do this in an hr. ive pulled them out with nothing removed. Passenger light is pain in the azz ive done it couple of times tho and im use to it. Its located by the fender top corner of the light twist the tube counterclockwise ( bulbs need to be connected it will give u bit better grab)
And pull the tube out. Bulb is located at the end of the tube. When u change it to led bulb make sure it works first or ull have to do it all over again just to switch bulb around. If u want i can put some pictures in a bit as i just got bulbs i wanted today and going to install them
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Old 09-04-2012, 06:35 PM
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Old 09-04-2012, 06:38 PM
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Ohhhhh dammit just noticed urs is facelift. Im not sure if its possible but i assume it is if u could reach to disconnect them.
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Old 09-04-2012, 07:33 PM
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i did it with small needle nose plyer.
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Old 09-04-2012, 07:54 PM
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Leave em off. I coded mine not to light up by turning us markers off.
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Old 09-04-2012, 07:57 PM
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Old 09-04-2012, 08:02 PM
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i'll try with pliers...if not, i'm leaving them off!
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Old 09-05-2012, 07:09 AM
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Does anyone have closeup pictures to show how to do this? For the facelift model, without a special tool, I'm not sure how on earth you can replace that bulb. It's really counterintuitive, IMO.
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