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Old 10-28-2017, 02:50 AM   #1
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steering wheels control bulbs

I'd like to replace my bulbs as mine have been out since i bought the car. Its a 96 Firebird. How do I get to the bulbs and what is the part number? I think I remember someone saying they need to be soldered in. Do the caps just pop off?
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Old 10-28-2017, 03:42 PM   #2
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The bulbs i use for interior stuff like that, were 12v flashlight bulbs in a drawer in radio shack. I have some somewere so i can get the item # when i find it.

And yes, they are soldered on.
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Old 10-29-2017, 08:04 PM   #3
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do the covers just pop off?
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Old 10-30-2017, 11:58 AM   #4
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You need to pop out the entire button assembly, not just the cover. You can then separate the front and back half to access the bulbs.
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Old 10-30-2017, 11:59 AM   #5
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I have two questions. Do I need to remove the air bag to get slack on the wires? Also does anyone know a part number for the bulbs? Thanks for the info so far
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I don't recall taking the airbag off. I matched up the bulb to one in the radio shack bin. They are pretty damn small.
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Old 11-01-2017, 10:47 PM   #8
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These are the ones I used
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Old 11-03-2017, 10:58 PM   #9
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ok cool. How many will I need to replace them all? Is it three per side? Now I need to find a Radio Shack that has them and I hope I dont break the covers
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Good luck on finding a Radio Shack, period! A lot of them folded up.


These may work although Deadtrend needs to confirm:

https://www.amazon.com/CEC-Industrie.../dp/B00L8BR76A
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Might be able to just match the spec at Jameco or something.
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Old 11-05-2017, 07:43 PM   #12
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Good luck on finding a Radio Shack, period! A lot of them folded up.


These may work although Deadtrend needs to confirm:

https://www.amazon.com/CEC-Industrie.../dp/B00L8BR76A
Says t1 so they might be same size, never hurts to try for 5 bucks.
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