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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-21-2018, 09:18 PM Thread Starter
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Footwell Light Bulb Removal

What should be the simplest bulbs to remove are baffling me. How do you get these bulbs out? I can't seem to get them to budge. I've replaced the rest with LED and just have these 2 foot well ones to do.
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-21-2018, 11:16 PM
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Push in and turn counterclockwise. If they are stuck, a shot of WD40 or similar should help. This assumes they are bayonet mount. If a wedge type, just pull.

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I believe they are wedge type. Put a piece of something around the bulb in case it breaks.

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They should be wedge type (194?).

A very large set of needle nose pliers with medical tubing on the jaws is one way. Very sticky tape applied to the bulb for grip also works. I have a toy(key-chain) set of slip joint pliers that work well.

Worst case the bulb breaks and you pull it out by the filament wires.

Hope you have found LED replacements with a wide angle as a spot of LED light on the carpet looks weird.

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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-22-2018, 02:16 PM
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Haha that looks like the tiny grain o wheat type in the Fleetwood doorpull. I played hell getting that out.

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