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Old 11-21-2008, 03:44 PM
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Default Shift indicator light?

Is there suppose to be an indicator light for the automatic transmission shifter? At night I can't see what gear I'm in without turning on the interior light. I bought the car used and it came this way. If there is a light, how do you replace the bulb? Thank you,
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Old 11-21-2008, 04:29 PM
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Default RE: Shift indicator light?

There should be a light.

Remove the side panel on the driver's side of the centre console. There is one screw towards the front, at the top of the panel. Pull the panel out with a twisting action then pull it backwards. Remove the tie strap and clips from the heater unit. Remove the bulb holder and bulb.

Reinstall in the reverse order.
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Old 11-24-2008, 05:58 PM
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Default RE: Shift indicator light?

Thank you for the reply. I will try to look at it soon and see if I can get the side panel off.
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Old 08-28-2010, 11:39 AM
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Did it Work? can you explain me how to do it? I have the same problem on my 2002 S40
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Old 08-28-2010, 11:39 AM

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