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Switch Blank Removal?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Badwin45, Sep 9, 2010.

  1. Sep 9, 2010 at 7:18 PM
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    Badwin45

    Badwin45 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Is there a way to remove the switch blank adjacent to the fog light switch without removing the lower dash panel? It seems to be buried above the lower switch bank.
     
  2. Sep 9, 2010 at 7:20 PM
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    jdkeller

    jdkeller How many words can be fit in this s

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    Take out that small drawer. Then reach up in there and push from behind.
     
  3. Sep 9, 2010 at 7:22 PM
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    Oh wait. If you mean right next to the fog switch idk.
    Flathead and pry?
     
  4. Sep 9, 2010 at 7:40 PM
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    Badwin45

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    Yep, that one. It looks like it would be a PITA. I can't even see it up there.
     
  5. Sep 10, 2010 at 8:32 AM
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    I have been wondering the same thing, I just ordered a fog light kit....I will be needing to take out a blank to put my switch in.
     
  6. Sep 10, 2010 at 8:50 AM
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    Pugga

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  7. Dec 25, 2010 at 10:28 PM
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    Get 2x pocketknives, pry in very lightly on both sides of the blank, and pull straight out. Works like a charm, regardless of which blank it is.

    Edit: It might sound crude but if done correctly it won't damage a thing. It just takes a steady hand.
     
  8. Dec 26, 2010 at 5:57 AM
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    Wattapunk

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    How many posts will it take for this advice to turn sexual? OP, you should be able to pry those empty slots with with a small flat screwdriver. Could electrical tape the screwdriver tip to prevent damaging the plastic.:D
     
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