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How do you change the light bulbs of a 850 for the climate ctrl and radio?

I know how to do it on the dash (and done it to change the color to a blue/green color), and I wanna match it on the other parts too.

 

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it was infact quite hard, pretty impossible to do if you're by yourself.

you can go read the steps for removing the dash cover from volvospeed.com

However since you can only remove the left side, you have to bend the whole cover upwards very hard to remove the rather big speedometer unit.

Get someone to hold up the cover while you try to squeeze the unit out.

Changing the lights were a snap, however you should try testing the lights for brightness and color before putting them back in if you could, cuz you really don't wanna do it again (like me) unless you like touching hard edged plastics and bending your dash cover til they break
 

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hehe, I figured out how to take all those stuff out now, easier than taking the speedo out if you ask me.

btw is it possible for you to send me some "condoms" for the lights?
 

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Yes sir I am interested
especially if the LEDs are brighter than my stupid blue bulbs which I only rate as "just enough light"
 

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hmmm
on second thought, if blue leds costs so much and I can't go back to regular bulbs, maybe I'll just leave it alone.

It would be nice but not essential to have my bulbs replaced.

Thanks alot for your info tho!
 
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