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Climate Control lights - and yes I searched.

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Hey everybody!

Well, painstainkingly I am in the process of updating my dash lights... WHAT A PAIN! I noticed that my CLIMATE CONTROL LIGHTS ARE OUT AS WELL.... (The big unit) I have already fixed my shifter lights and fan control light.. I read when I searched somthing about behind the buttons, I removed the buttons individually, no luck... Any detailed instructions to change these bulbs...
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You have to pull out the full climate control unit. To do so is a pain in the butt, but well worth the annoyance when complete. Pull out the entire console by unscrewing the 2 screws under the ashtray, then give a good yank to the whole surround, and you'll have easy access to your stereo, climate control, etc. Then you can pop out the climate controlunit and replace the bulbs.

Be very careful not to damage the wood -- it's expensive to replace. I just recently replaced all of the wood in my car, as the previous owner didn't take good care of it...cost me a pretty penny (even from eBay), but now she looks like new!
Yes, that's basically what you need to do.

The console will be tough to pull out at first, but if you pull up on the console where the ashtray sits, then pull it towards you, the whole console will come forward a few inches. Then you just yank it some more and the whole thing will come out, making it really easy to access. Be carful not to crack the plastic on your dash directly above it.

If you're willing to wait a couple days, I'll open mine up and create a photo guide for you on Monday or Tuesday and post it here. (I've done this so many times it takes me about 5 minutes for a complete remove/replace process).

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