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How difficult is it and how do you change the gage light bulbs on a 1997 Mountaineer?

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April 29, 2006 5:30AM

I replaced the bulb that illuminates the headlight switch on my

97. Earlier years ago just out of warranty two dash bulbs expired

and were repaired by the dealer. I have found that to access these

bulbs you obvioulsy have to take off the covers on the dash. They

are made to be put together and not taken apart. I cracked several

plastic parts even after slowing and carefully taking it apart.

This was confirmed also by my Merc dealership mechanic. I had to

use a lot of my hot glue gun. Luckily for me, it is all back

together and not rattling. Good luck.


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