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Old 10-20-2008, 12:08 PM   #1
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'08 Focus Reading Light swap?

Anyone know how, and or the size of the little light bubls in the 2008 focus that are over head for reading? I was thinking of replacing them with RED since my vents and underdash lights are red. Thanks in advanced


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Old 11-03-2008, 12:20 PM   #2
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you can go to sylvania and there is a lamp replacement guide on there...

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http://www.sylvania.com/ConsumerProd...RG-Results.htm
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Old 11-10-2008, 06:55 AM   #3
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Does anyone know how to remove the bulbs and put new ones in?
Like, how do I take off the plastic? Pull? I dont wanna break it..hahaha
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i have not had to change my bulbs yet... but just from looking around, the little center piece pops out pretty easily. the lights if i remember correctly pop out easy too. Bradwhite is the person to talk to, he knows alot abt the 08 focus
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The center piece in the light pops out. Not the whole out line piece but the center box. Just take like a knife ( i used a pocket knife) and pop it out. From there you can see how the light bulb covering is held on and can unhook it to get to the bulbs. It took me about 3 minutes to get inside it to switch them out and that was from never having done it. End result with red bulbs is pretty sweet. If you need more help let me know and Ill gladly post a short How to.. for you.
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did you replace with an led?
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Nope, I picked up red bulbs from AutoZone. I dont remeber the exact size off the top of my head. But it was a comon size that they had in red and blue and also white as an actual replacement.
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Jholso, please post the mini how to. :) Thanks!
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The bulb is actually size 168/194 T10 bulb. That is NOT what is listed on the Sylvania website/guide. I found out the hard way. I just put some PIAA's in there and it looks great. I'll post an easy guide when I have some time. :)
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what color did you choose, you mind posting a pic to see how bright they are?
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