you need to make a tool, a coat hanger will work. take wire cutters and start with 2 straight peices about 10 inches long at the end bend about a 1/2 inch at a right angle. slide these in each side of the instrument cluster with the bends pointing up, with both sides in turn wire 90 degrees and pull towards you, take it slow and once it is free take care with the oil perssure line and speedo cable, you should be able to see the bulbs from there, good luck and take your time!!
Another answer: You can actually do it without a special tool. The instrument panel is held in place by friction only. All you need to do is push it out. In Mercedes Benzes with stereo speakers in the dash, you can remove the loudspeaker nearest the instrument panel, get a few fingers through the hole and push a corner of the instrument panel out, the rest should follow with a little coaxing. If you have really long arms and are a bit of a contortionist, you can also reach up under the dashboard by the steering column and pedals and push it out that way. It may help to remove a trim panel.
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The cost of the actual bulb in the instrument panel for a Mercedes ml320 averages $40.00. A certified technician can charge between $100.00 and $200.00 to change the bulb.
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To change the dash light bulbs you must remove the instrument panel.
How do you change the light bulbs in the instrument panel in 1998 Toyota corolla
I located the instrument panel illumination lights on my 1990 Nissan D21 Pick-up by removing the clear plastic panel that protects the gauges and pulling the instrument panel forward. To do this, screws must be removed from the dash panel located around the instrument panel. There are also screws securing the clock adjustment knob and the glass/instrument panel itself. The bulbs twist into the backside of the instrument panel. There are several of them. I located the instrument panel illumination lights on my 1990 Nissan D21 Pick-up by removing the clear plastic panel that protects the gauges and pulling the instrument panel forward. To do this, screws must be removed from the dash panel located around the instrument panel. There are also screws securing the clock adjustment knob and the glass/instrument panel itself. The bulbs twist into the backside of the instrument panel. There are several of them.
You need to remove the dash in order to get back there to replace any blown bulbs.
Remove the instrument panel cover retaining screws. There are four screws that need to be removed. The instrument panel light bulb's will be visible. Push the light bulb in and turn at the same time to remove the light bulb.
there aretwo sizes for the bulb and bulb base small and large but you can replace just the bulb from the base socket. I recommend that you (url )instrument panel light bulbs or cluster panel light bulbs to find the two sizes that you will need. autolumination.com or autoanything.com or rockauto.com
you take apart the dash and get to the instrument panel. then you take the instrument panel out and on the back of the panel you'll will see the lights
It is very hard. You need to remove the entire dash to get to the bulbs. These are maybe not worth replacing unless more than one is out.
How to replace intrument panel lights on 2002 cadillac escalade
Remove the dash cluster to gain access to the bulbs.
It is very easy, first you need to remove the plastic dash cover around the instrument panel. You need to remove two screws located up in the instrument panel. Remove 4 screws and remove the instrument panel, disconet 3 electric plugs behind the instrument panel. After this you will have the instrument panel in your hand and you can check one by one each bulb. It have 2 differents bulbs.
for backup light6s open trunk, on ltrunk lid there are about8 plastic wing nuts holding panel in remove them and panel twist bulb retainer out replace bulbs replace retainer and panel,, for backup light6s open trunk, on ltrunk lid there are about8 plastic wing nuts holding panel in remove them and panel twist bulb retainer out replace bulbs replace retainer and panel,,
Remove the door panel.
http://www.sylvania.com/ go here and go to the auto sections put in you car make and model year, there it will show you what bulbs go where
Reach behind & turn socket for bulb in question, it should come out. the wiring is a printed circuit.
Changing the instrument panel lights require removal of the dashboard. With the dashboard removed pull the gauge cluster out and take off the bulbs. Install the new bulbs.
Check dimmer switch.
all of the bulbs in the instrument panel are on the backside of the instrument cluster.which means unless you can reach up under the dash to get to them you wiil have to remove the instrument cluster.
You probably don't need to replace the bulbs. On your headlight switch panel either the headlight switch itself turns or there is some kind of slider there that shuts the dash lights off and controls how bright or dim they are. All cars sold in America have this feature. Also ther is a fuse on all Japanese vehicles in the fuse box listed as "panel lights".
This is cluster failure! The instrument cluster will need to be replaced this is usually done by certified Mercedes repair facility
You have to pull the instrument panel to change any instrument bulb, but the panel comes out pretty easy. 1. Adjust the steering wheel as low as possible to keep it out of the way. 2 Unscrew the two screws at the top of the instrument panel bezel. 3 Pull the bezel straight out, It has a couple of lower clips, but they will pop out. 4. Unscrew the 4 screws that hold the instrument panel in place, 2 on lower edge and 2 on upper edge. 5. Pull the Instrument panel cluster straight out, carefully. As you get it out a bit you can reach the several ribbon connectors in the back, mine has 3. Disconnect those connectors and the panel lifts out. 6. The bulbs are in the back, and there are lots of them, one for each warning light, etc. Pull the bulbs and check them, or maybe you already know what's lighting up and what isn't. Replace bad bulbs. 7. Reassemble in opposite order.
There are quite a few of light bulbs on the instrument panel. You get to them from the back of the panel. Some instrument panels can be disconnected and pulled forward enough to get to the back, other panels have to be worked on "in place".