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post #1 of 6 Old 10-04-2011, 01:26 PM Thread Starter
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Climate Control Lights

I have a 1997 PSD and the lights behind my fan temp and vent setting knobs have no lights behind them. It has been that way since I bought the truck but I think it is time to try to fix the problem. Does anyone have any input on where to start even?

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also curious about this.... two of my gauges dont light up

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If you pull the HVAC panel out, you can change the bulbs.

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They are pretty simple, the gauge lights come out very easy too, just pull the lower panel, black surround, pull the cluster out lights just spin out on those plastic tabs,

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194 lamps for both the heater controls and instrument cluster.

To access the heater control bulbs:
Remove the black (or silver) snap in trim strip.
Remove the 2 screws holding the heater control finish trim.
Remove the 4 mounting screws and pull the unit carefully toward the rear of the truck.

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I still say that those Dodge mirrors have as much business on a OBS Ford as yoga pants have on a fat chick...my .02
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Thanks bill, I couldn't remember the bulb size, I have a bunch of them in my garage in Cali, but I'm in ga so couldn't go quick reference it

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