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CelicaRacer05
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CelicaRacer05 Oct 3, 4:32am - #290263 

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?' for those of you who have done the led gauge conversion

hey i went to work thinking it would be the easiest to pull the gauges out... the led soddering be the hardest...

well i got stuck on the two wireing harnesses that need to be removed off the back (dont get me wrong, i have worked with harness in the car before, mainly with the car stero... and the center consoul... but these are really hard to get off, any advice would be help ful...

heres a picture of them... i tried to push in the tabs as hard and as much as i could and yank on them, but they went no where
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fonz182
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fonz182 Oct 3, 4:46am - #290264 

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pull it out so you can look behind it as much as possible. on each one there is a plastic tab that you gotta push down as you pull out, but what i did was to push down on the flap and then get a flathead screw driver and wedge it between the gap between the socket and the pin. then wiggle it back and forth to loosen/pry it apart it and it will pop right out.
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mukalicious
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mukalicious Oct 3, 4:55am - #290265 

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yup, get a little stubby flat head screwdriver in there and they should pop right out!
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CelicaRacer05
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CelicaRacer05 Oct 3, 4:57am - #290266 

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ima go try again, i have been working on it for a while and it just doesnt budge...
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CelicaRacer05 Oct 3, 5:04am - #290267 

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ok i got it out, used a stubby flat head and pried it out... time to work on the leds wish me luck


by the way, and tips on doing the led's??

for those who have done it, is the green stripe the marking that must come at the bottom of the led??
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