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Old 10-16-2010, 02:07 PM
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My dome light bulb burnt out and its really annoying when I am trying to find something at night. I was curious on how to replace the bulb. The plastic covering of it doesnt seem to give and i dont want to just yank it off and have an uncovered dome light just opened there...
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Old 10-16-2010, 02:29 PM
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Need info on what type of truck you have year, model, to know which dome you have
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Old 10-16-2010, 03:48 PM
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Whichever model/year you have, once you get the cover off, drop in a LED bulb & you won't have to worry about it for a looooong time.
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Old 10-16-2010, 05:09 PM
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Its a '93 XLT
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Old 10-16-2010, 05:10 PM
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Whichever model/year you have, once you get the cover off, drop in a LED bulb & you won't have to worry about it for a looooong time.
lol that was the plan
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Old 10-16-2010, 05:25 PM
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Its a '93 XLT
Try prying the plastic lense off with a thin blade, should be 1 bulb. If you mess up dont worry, I have extras of those
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Old 10-16-2010, 05:47 PM
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Try prying the plastic lense off with a thin blade, should be 1 bulb. If you mess up dont worry, I have extras of those
thanks, any idea what size of bulb?
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Old 10-16-2010, 06:03 PM
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I cant remember for the life of me! And I had a 93 XL!
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Old 10-16-2010, 07:34 PM
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can you post a pic of the dome light I might be able to help you
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Old 10-16-2010, 07:59 PM
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it looks like this but not blue




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Old 10-16-2010, 10:06 PM
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That's the same as mine, try to pry it from the back side towards the front... just be careful it WILL come off.

There's a festoon (round-glass) bulb in the middle, I forget if it's a 36mm or 38mm long though... & a T10 base bulb in each of the outer ones.

I just swapped my round led middle bulb for a 24 led panel, even more light than I had before... which was a TON.
My outer lights have 7x white T10 base LED bulbs in there now. One of my old 9x led bulbs finally went bad & had to replace it.

I've got a bunch of led stuff, let me know if you need anything.
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Old 10-17-2010, 02:59 PM
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that not like mine but you can see the clips in the you should be able to just gently feel around for the clips and release then and it will come right off then you can replace the light bu;b
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Old 10-17-2010, 04:27 PM
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yeah i just got it off today, just kinda had to fight with it for a bit, seems a bit much for those bulbs.
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Old 10-18-2010, 02:23 PM
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yea i know what ya mean it kinda sucks
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