Accord courtesy bulb replacement

Discussion in 'Accord' started by Dave, Oct 21, 2007.

  1. Dave

    Dave Guest

    I have a 2004 Accord EX which has a map/courtesy bulb burned out - I guess,
    since it doesn't work now

    how is the lens removed to replace the bulb? just by prying on the lens
    like I used to do for my Taurus ? and then snap it back in to the grooves
    after the bulb replacement?

    while I'm asking about this, I might as well ask if you know the bulb
    number, although I can probably find that in the book.

    Dave, Oct 21, 2007
  2. Dave

    motsco_ Guest


    If you admit you have the BOOK, it will tell you how to get the lens off
    / bulb out. The number is on the bulb.

    motsco_, Oct 22, 2007
  3. Dave

    Dave Guest

    well. the BOOK I was referring to was the Owner's Manual - I just went
    through it again and the only bulb changing info it shows is for headlights,
    taillights and side lights (exterior)

    I know the number is usually on the bulb...
    but if it's a small bulb, .....
    Dave, Oct 22, 2007
  4. "motsco_" wrote
    It's unfortunate the owner's manual shows nothing for courtesy light
    replacement -- unless it's because the work involved isn't user friendly...
    ? It's certainly not obvious, as I had tried to do the same for my 2004
    Accord EX, and couldn't figure it out. Fortunately my dealer's service
    manager replaced it for free, even though the car's warranty had just
    recently expired.
    Howard Lester, Oct 22, 2007
  5. Dave

    jbourgeois Guest

    Recently I had asked about replacing a clock light. What ended up happening
    was that I took the car to the dealer, who replaced the bulb without
    charging for labor. It cost $2. Perhaps you could try the same thing...
    jbourgeois, Oct 23, 2007
  6. Dave

    Bob Jones Guest

    Yes, sir. You can pry the lens open with a small screwdriver.
    Bob Jones, Oct 23, 2007
  7. Dave

    Dave Guest

    thanks to everyone who replied - I got the instruction sheet for replacing
    the fixture, so it included removing the lens and bulb - I also got the
    bulb - turns out prying out the lens was the method but I would have tried
    prying at one of the hinge pins whereas they say to pry at the hinge side.

    Dave, Oct 24, 2007
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