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post #1 of 14 Old 06-11-2012, 03:42 AM Thread Starter
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help changing map/dome light

Have a light out up by my rear view mirror. Does that plastic ring snap straight up onto the roof? Don't want to break it pulling it down. I was trying to pull it straight down but it seemed soo stiff
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I replaced my cab light bulbs about 3 weeks ago. I pulled mine off by hand but if you aren't comfortable with that, just use a butter knife or fine tipped flat head and the clear plastic will pop right off. Then pull the old bulb out and pop the new one in.

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For the map light?
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Like this:


Unless your lights dont look like that, then I have no idea what you mean.

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those are the rears. I want to replace the fronts and there is a plastic ring around the two lights. I just didn't know if that ring snaps in? It feels like the thing is going to snap in two with how much tq I'm putting on it
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Sorry then, I have a crew cab with two of those lights and nothing else. So I don't know what your taking about. Hope someone else can help.

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Mine has a sunroof for it has a different style map light up front. I assume the OP does has the same. I would also like to know how this comes off. I haven't tried mine yet as my lights still work but would like to swap them for led lights.
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I do have a sunroof. Just had the dealership change it while it was in the shop for something else. I didn't want to break it
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Yes, i have a sunroof and it has the same one you are talking about with the switch in the center...just take a flat head screw driver in their and pry it straight down. it will pop off. I was the same why nervous about breaking it but it worked just fine.


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i did mine today and broke it. looking for a new piece now. did a temp job with double stick tape to get it back on for now
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