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Old 08-02-2005, 11:07 PM   #1
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How to remove light panel?

I would like to get access to the wiring behind the panel on the left of the steering wheel that controls that light switches (headlight, fogs, etc.). What is the best way to pry that open?
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Old 08-03-2005, 01:33 AM   #2
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I've never done that panel yet, but have you tried removing the trim first?
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That panel is all part of the LCM. Pop the trim panel off, then remove 1 or 2 screws holding the LCM in, then slide the LCM out.

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Old 08-04-2005, 01:55 AM   #4
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Thanks guys. That helped. I tried to wire my garage opener to the fog light button. It appeared to work after soldering, but when I hooked the light panel back to the car, the fog button didn't seem to control the soldering end points any longer That's weird, does anyone know what's causing that?
Oh well, I ended up install a push button on the top concole where the moonroof control is, looks pretty good there.
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