answersLogoWhite

0


Best Answer

1) DISABLE THE AIRBAGS (lock ignition, remove Bat- cable and wait 2 minutes before proceeding).

2) Remove the bezel surrounding the shifter by freeing its catches with a small screwdriver.

3) Reach through the resulting slot with a spring tool or similar hooked tool and release (from below) two of the four catches holding the status display and shifter-slot cover onto the rest of the shifter (If this is difficult, removing the rear console will give somewhat better access). Releasing both catches on either left or right side will free the cover. It will still be captive on the shifter stalk but you can rotate it to give access to the bulb.

4) Grasp the bulb gently with a rubber-padded tool and pull it free; alternatively reach down with suitable needle-nose pliers or such and engage the lamp socket; rotate it clockwise so it disengages and falls away below and then fish it out to get clear access to the bulb. If you do this you'll no doubt want to remove the rear console in order to reinsert the socket, unless your spacial perception and ingenuity are both pretty good and your hands don't shake that much.

5) Put it all back together, re-enable the airbags.

david beierl < dbeierl -at- atglobal.net >

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2015-07-15 21:04:18
This answer is:
User Avatar
Study guides

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: How do you replace the light bulb for the gear shift indicator in a 1998 Chevy Prizm?
Write your answer...
Submit
Still have questions?
magnify glass
imp
Related questions

How do you replace a third brake light in a 2001 Chevy Prizm?

it is in the trunk you just turn and pull the light out of the socket and the light bulb is a 194 i do believe


How do you replace shift indicator light 2003 Escalade?

how do you replace shift indicator light escalade 2003


How do you replace brake light switch on a Chevy Tahoe?

How do you replace a break light switch on 1995 Chevy Tahoe


Why does the fuse to my tail light and dash keep blowing in my Chevy Prizm?

Short in the wiring, or the circuit is overloaded.


How do you replace the rear driver side indicator light?

you take the light out and put the new one in


How do you repair turn indicator light 1996 Toyota Avalon?

Take out the side indicator light assembly (which is most difficult part) and then replace the bulb.


How do you replace a side marker bulb on Chevy Trailblazer?

how do you replace side marker light on 2008 chevy trailblazer


How do you replace dome light on s10 Chevy blazer?

how do you replace dome light in s10 chey blazer?


How do you reset the coolant indicator light?

you don't, replace the sensor as it's bad.


How do you replace the dome light bulb in a 2002 Chevy cavalier?

You can replace the dome light bulb in a 2002 Chevy Cavalier by first prying the dome light cover off of the light. Then, remove the bulb and replace it by twisting the bulb from the socket.


Replace light bulb 2006 Chevy equinox climate control?

How can I replace the climate control light on a 2006 Chevy Equinox? Both my heat control and fan speed light are out.


How do you replace a light bulb for the shift indicator on a Pontiac Aztec 2002?

The indicator panel should by carefully pried out. Then you can change the bulb.

People also asked