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Replacing Dash lights in 93 leg


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#1 sparkster58

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Posted 09 February 2007 - 10:26 PM

The *H2 dash lights are burning out faster than Anna Nicole did.....:eek:
anybody out there now how to replace them in my wagon..?

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#2 Legacy777

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Posted 12 February 2007 - 12:37 PM

You have to pull the instrument cluster to replace them. Unfortunately, that's not really an easy task as the black trim around has to be removed, etc.

I had to lower the steering column to be able to slide that trim piece out.

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Posted 12 February 2007 - 09:13 PM

thanks .
i did some calling around and the cheapest quote to do it was $137. the high was $250....sheeesh:eek:

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Posted 13 February 2007 - 01:49 AM

Yea, it's a time intensive task but easy. I did it a few months ago when replacing the speedo cable in my 94 wagon.

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Posted 13 February 2007 - 04:37 PM

thanks .
i did some calling around and the cheapest quote to do it was $137. the high was $250....sheeesh:eek:


i got that bulb changed at subaru, i think they did all the bulbs, shifter etc for $100 and they did a great job, and could not even notice they touched anything.:)

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Posted 13 February 2007 - 06:36 PM

Does anyone know how to take the instrument cluster out? I could only find two screws, and they looked too low to be holding the cluster in. Sounds like I should just take it to Subaru. I wish we could fix more things ourselves, but the auto manufactures do this on purpose so we'll spend more to have them do it. I have a 2005 VW Passat and I couldn't replace the headlights myself or buy the windshield wipers at my local auto parts store.

Sorry for posting a new thread, I did a search for Dash removal and found nothing, didn't search for Dash Lights.

Sorry!

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Posted 13 February 2007 - 07:23 PM

From what i remember there is a screw behidn the cruise button and defroster, and u need to remove the radio tray(screw inside the bottom box, its a screw in a tight difficult angle) then remove the 2 screws beside the cup holder, and the trim comes out? then there are a few more screws around the climate control, then u need to unplgu the vents, then remove the two screws above, but i chickened out, so never remvoed all those screws and just let subaru do it for me :)

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Posted 13 February 2007 - 08:14 PM

Sounds too difficult. This is a daily driver, I don't know if I can have it out of commission for a couple of days. I thought it would be a couple of screws, but of course not... Blah, if gas wasn't so expensive I'd drive my 66 Mustang. Don't get me wrong, I love my Subaru, I just wish it was easier to repair myself.

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Posted 13 February 2007 - 08:54 PM

The *H2 dash lights are burning out faster than Anna Nicole did.....:eek:
anybody out there now how to replace them in my wagon..?

Spark
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If you are rapidly burning out dash lights, I'd suspect your alternator is putting out too high voltage. Check the voltage with a known good digital volt meter; it shouldn't go above 14.5V at 3000 or 4000 rpm.

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Posted 13 February 2007 - 09:31 PM

i got that bulb changed at subaru, i think they did all the bulbs, shifter etc for $100 and they did a great job, and could not even notice they touched anything.:)

not bad...but iam not drivin up to the great white north to fix the H2 :lol:

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Posted 13 February 2007 - 09:32 PM

not bad...but iam not drivin up to the great white north to fix the H2 :lol:


Its a great drive :grin:

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Posted 13 February 2007 - 09:34 PM

Its a great drive :grin:

Iam Waving that.........sawoooooooooooooooooooooosh i'll do my roadtrip down to arizona in july
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