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Old 01-05-2011, 08:18 PM   #1
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How to remove switches?

Hi guys,

want to know how to remove the switches around the radio/HVAC area (the ones such as door lock, top operation, T/C, etc.) I can take the plastic wings off that hold them, but then I want to take the switches out of that trim.

Looks like the clip in somehow, thought I might ask before possibly breaking one while I try to pry the wrong spot! Any help?

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Old 01-06-2011, 05:04 AM   #2
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Simply remove the "horseshoe" trim and the switches just snap in/out, if I remember correctly; I don't recall any trick to removing them
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Old 01-06-2011, 10:07 AM   #3
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You may have trouble removing the cig lighter. If you do, let me know and I will walk you thru.
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Old 01-06-2011, 12:52 PM   #4
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I have removed the horseshoe, but they aren't just 'popping out'. They appear to clip in somehow. I dont really just want to push harder in case I break something.

Can someone who has done this before confirm you do just push harder or if there is a spot you have to press/lift etc?

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Old 01-06-2011, 05:36 PM   #5
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If they are anything like the window switches in the center console they are a bit tricky to snap out, study them closely and you'll get them out,I just recently did mine but I can't remember the details to how the switch came out, like all these things once you do get one out it will be obvious lol...like a lot of the panels and such it seems they will break but they do pop out.
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Thanks guys - all sorted (including cig lighter) Have my new carbon surround all in place now

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Thanks guys - all sorted (including cig lighter) Have my new carbon surround all in place now

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Let's see some pictures!!
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Ok can do! In picture is the radio surround, my home made carbon iPhone holder, carbon shifter and you can just see the carbon cluster surround.



Turned out well!
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