Interior lamp bulbs - renewal

1 Disconnect the battery negative lead.

Courtesy lamp
2 Remove the courtesy lamp.

3 Unclip the bulb from the lamp. On models fitted with an overhead console and map reading lamps, the courtesy lamp reflector must be unclipped for access to the bulb (see illustration).

27.3 Overhead console-mounted courtesy lamp bulb (arrowed)
27.3 Overhead console-mounted courtesy lamp bulb (arrowed)

4 Refitting is a reversal of removal.

Map reading lamp
5 Remove the map reading lamp.

6 Pull the bulbholder from the rear of the lamp. The bulb is a push fit in the bulbholder (see illustration).

27.6 Removing a map reading lamp bulb
27.6 Removing a map reading lamp bulb

7 Refitting is a reversal of removal.

Glove compartment lamp
8 Open the glove compartment and pull the bulb from its holder.

9 Refitting is a reversal of removal.

Ashtray lamp
10 Open the ashtray and remove the tray from its housing.

11 Pull the bulbholder from the housing. The bulb is a push fit in the bulbholder.

12 Refitting is a reversal of removal.

Heater blower switch illumination lamp
13 Carefully pull off the switch knob, using pliers with padded jaws if necessary. The bulb is a bayonet fit in the end of the switch shaft.

14 Refitting is a reversal of removal.

Heater control illumination lamp 15 Refer to Chapter 12.

Vanity mirror illumination lamp 16 Lower the sun visor and, using a thinbladed screwdriver, prise out the mirror and diffuser assembly. Remove the festoon bulb(s) from its/their spring contacts.

17 Refitting is a reversal of removal.

Hazard flasher switch lamp 18 Remove the securing screws and unclip the upper steering column shroud.

19 Ensure that the switch is in the “on” position, then pull off the switch cap/bulb cover. Carefully pull the bulb from the switch using a pair of pliers with padded jaws.

20 Refitting is a reversal of removal.

Automatic transmission gear selector illumination lamp 21 Unscrew the selector lever handle from the threaded end of the lever, then remove the three securing screws and withdraw the centre console front upper panel.

22 Pull of the selector gate cover to expose the bulbholder. The bulb is a bayonet fit in the bulbholder.

23 Refitting is a reversal of removal.

Luggage compartment lamp 24 Remove the lamp by carefully prising it from its location using a thin-bladed screwdriver. Unclip and remove the bulb (see illustration).

27.24 Removing a luggage compartment lamp bulb
27.24 Removing a luggage compartment lamp bulb

25 Refitting is a reversal of removal.

Clock illumination lamp
26 Remove the clock.

27 The bulb is a bayonet fit in the rear of the clock.

28 Refitting is a reversal of removal.

    See also:

    Timing belt - removal, refitting and adjustment
    Removal Note: From April 1988 (build code JG) a modified timing belt tensioner incorporating a larger diameter tensioner roller was introduced, and from October 1988 an improved timing belt was u ...

    Radiator fan - removal and refitting
    All models except RS Turbo Removal 1 Disconnect the battery negative terminal. 2 Disconnect the wiring plug at the fan motor and unclip the wiring from the shroud. 3 On pre-1986 models the fan sh ...

    Sump - removal and refitting
    Note: New gaskets and sealing strips must be used on refitting. Removal 1 Disconnect the battery negative lead and drain the engine oil (see Chapter 1). 2 Refer to Chapter 5, Part A and remove th ...