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2004 Tacoma instrument panel light bulb replacement?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by mdortona, Jul 1, 2010.

  1. Jul 1, 2010 at 5:28 PM
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    mdortona

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    Ok what is the secret? Do I need to rip out the whole dash to get to the right most light bulb that illuminates the gas gauge and and right side of the speedometer?
     
  2. Jul 1, 2010 at 9:00 PM
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    So, Mike, I'm a new member and can't find if you got an answer to your question. Do I have to take the whole dash apart to replace the light behind my gas gauge?

    Joe
     
  4. Jul 7, 2013 at 9:31 AM
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    Thanks, I saw the two screws and took them out, but I stopped after taking them out because it looked like I then needed to take the panel light dimmer dial off and unscrew the ring that holds it before I could pull the bezel trim. I didn't want to get in too deep doing this because I can live without replacing the light, but didn't want to get stuff with a half dismantled dash. So, my choice is to keep going or forget the whole thing. Maybe its just not worth the trouble. Thanks anyway.
     
  6. Jul 8, 2013 at 7:28 PM
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    The links shown on this thread that shows how to remove/replace dashboard and everything else is out of date.
    Does anyone have an active link which shows the process.

    Also, love the blue superbright bulbs. Any down side to putting them in instead of the OEM lights?

    Thanks...cool site...first visit/post.
     
  7. Sep 3, 2013 at 8:36 PM
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    Do you remember what model number that was from superbrightleds.com?
    They seem to have a lot of different options. I've got a bulb out on the right side of the panel by the fuel guage on an 04.
     
  8. Feb 9, 2017 at 3:54 PM
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    hortona

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    is it the same for the check engine light and those all of my speedometer and gas gauge lights work but not the check engine light and battery... thanks
     
  9. Feb 9, 2017 at 4:13 PM
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    01 - 04 Tacoma LED bulbs as follows: Instrument Panel 4 - #194's. HVAC Area 3 - Neox Wedge 4mm. Glove box, auto gear shift letters, ashtray, 3-4 #74 LED. All blue. It says instrument panel on the Neo Wedge LED's but it's not, on the 01-04 Tacomas. Maybe on an earlier year, not sure. I have an 04 Tacoma and these all worked in the areas I said for my truck

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