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Aug 6, 7:53pm - #242444 
OK I Broke It

I was trying to change the color of the bulb for the cigarette lighter, all i did was color it with a sharpie after removing the cap. Any ideas on why it dosn't work, or how to get the damn bulb out?

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Aug 6, 9:20pm - #242445 
you are a celica_noob rofl j/k could it be that by putting the marker on it, you blew it?


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Aug 6, 10:29pm - #242446 
I'm a n00b. I tried to change the color of the AC controls and I broke the PCB board, so my air conditioning no longer works. I took the green off the cigaretter lighter bulb and now its light pink.

Black sharpies won't show color, just to let you know rofl. You should have used colored celephame or the plastic seethrough wrapping paper. Thats my next project, if I don't ruin that one too. The coating from the marker is probably heating up, cause it to eat away at the glass on the bulb. Its just like the oil from fingerprints on headlights.

Just pull the bulb out. I dont know where you're gonna find another bulb like it. While we're at it, anybody know where I can get an AC PCB board replacement? laughsilly


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Aug 6, 10:51pm - #242447 
Gerrr angry
I am not that dumb rolleyes
I put BLUE sharpie on it, and it didn't light up when I firts tried to turn the damn thing back on so no time to heat up smile
Not sure if I pulled a wire or what. And the bulb just pulls out? confused
Will go try that it already dosn'twork can't F it up much more i guess smile

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Aug 7, 12:43am - #242448 
why dont you just put blue acetate film over it -_-


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Aug 7, 1:08am - #242449 
That probably would have worked, but either way I need to get the damn thing to light up again.

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Aug 7, 12:14pm - #242450 
Originally Posted by Sancho
I'm a n00b. I tried to change the color of the AC controls and I broke the PCB board, so my air conditioning no longer works. I took the green off the cigaretter lighter bulb and now its light pink.

Black sharpies won't show color, just to let you know rofl. You should have used colored celephame or the plastic seethrough wrapping paper. Thats my next project, if I don't ruin that one too. The coating from the marker is probably heating up, cause it to eat away at the glass on the bulb. Its just like the oil from fingerprints on headlights.

Just pull the bulb out. I dont know where you're gonna find another bulb like it. While we're at it, anybody know where I can get an AC PCB board replacement? laughsilly
My AC doesn't work anymore, and I replaced the board, and it still doesn't work.


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Aug 7, 1:21pm - #242451 
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That probably would have worked, but either way I need to get the damn thing to light up again.

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wow. eek eek...that car looks like shiet! pukewhere did you find this pic??

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Aug 7, 1:24pm - #242452 
n its actually for sale.. i wont drive that thing even if they paid me to drive it. gimme thatsfunny idunnopoke ohboy


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Aug 7, 1:31pm - #242453 
did you check the fuses?

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Aug 7, 4:37pm - #242454 
Fuses goodidae thumbsup I'll check thoes right now. I found that car under, I don't remember, just on the net, love the exhaust, and no it isn't mine smile

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Aug 7, 5:55pm - #242455 
Ok tried the fuses none of them were blown frown that would have been to easy, anyone know how to take the damn little thing apart so i can remove just the bulb.

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Aug 8, 1:36pm - #242456 
Originally Posted by Sancho
I'm a n00b. I tried to change the color of the AC controls and I broke the PCB board, so my air conditioning no longer works. I took the green off the cigaretter lighter bulb and now its light pink.

Black sharpies won't show color, just to let you know rofl. You should have used colored celephame or the plastic seethrough wrapping paper. Thats my next project, if I don't ruin that one too. The coating from the marker is probably heating up, cause it to eat away at the glass on the bulb. Its just like the oil from fingerprints on headlights.

Just pull the bulb out. I dont know where you're gonna find another bulb like it. While we're at it, anybody know where I can get an AC PCB board replacement? laughsilly


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Aug 10, 9:29am - #242457 
Celica_Noob, reach down by the top of the handbrake. Where the rubber meets the center console, stick your finger in there and lift up. The console around the shifter just pops off. The bulb is right next to the cigarette lighter housing. Twist and pull and it comes right out. Good luck fixing it though.


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Aug 10, 1:42pm - #242458 
Originally Posted by Sancho
I'm a n00b. I tried to change the color of the AC controls and I broke the PCB board, so my air conditioning no longer works. I took the green off the cigaretter lighter bulb and now its light pink.

Black sharpies won't show color, just to let you know rofl. You should have used colored celephame or the plastic seethrough wrapping paper. Thats my next project, if I don't ruin that one too. The coating from the marker is probably heating up, cause it to eat away at the glass on the bulb. Its just like the oil from fingerprints on headlights.

Just pull the bulb out. I dont know where you're gonna find another bulb like it. While we're at it, anybody know where I can get an AC PCB board replacement? laughsilly




^^^I dont think I messed mine up ass bad, but my AC still works except for that you cant press the AC or rear defoger button on or off its kinds just stuck on "on", and as for the bulbs on mine...i painted them with transparent red paint (left over from redding out my tails) and now they've turned amber lol at least they match my gauges...and yah i dunno how to fix that and i also broke a bulb too so if anyone has any idea on how to fix this lemme know

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Aug 10, 3:16pm - #242459 
Thanks merlin, but i can get the bulb out, i just can't figure out how to get it to light back up smile is there anyway to get just the little Fing bulb out so ican replace it?

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Aug 10, 5:49pm - #242460 
Originally Posted by SmutasticGT
^^^I dont think I messed mine up ass bad, but my AC still works except for that you cant press the AC or rear defoger button on or off its kinds just stuck on "on", and as for the bulbs on mine...i painted them with transparent red paint (left over from redding out my tails) and now they've turned amber lol at least they match my gauges...and yah i dunno how to fix that and i also broke a bulb too so if anyone has any idea on how to fix this lemme know


My heater and AC buttons stick too. Its because of the console cover. I tried tightening it while pushing upward and the buttons didn't stick, but after I let go, the buttons always get stuck. If you break bulbs, just replace them with LEDs. You might need a resistor in the series path wiring chain before you connect to 12v or else the LED will burn out. Good luck finding the bulbs.


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Aug 11, 12:20pm - #242461 
Thanks, will give that a shot.

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Aug 11, 1:03pm - #242462 
lol just leave the color green...i tried chaning mine blue and they look green anyways...wooo

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Aug 11, 5:42pm - #242463 
Well, to late for that either way I just it dosn't light.

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Aug 11, 5:48pm - #242464 
I believe the light that illuminates the cig lighter is actually an LED.


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Aug 11, 7:21pm - #242465 
one day ill have the balls to try to change color of bulbs but until ppl start saying "it goes like this" thumbsup rather than "d*mn,f*uck or how the hell" angry i might just leave it alone thanks guys for being my mentors to do it yourself work rofl


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