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How to: 4th Gen. Shift gate bulb replacement AND shifter knob removal.



1.) GET IN YOUR ALTIMA


2.) USE A KEY, COIN, OR FLAT SCREWDRIVER TO SLIDE THE CHROME COLLAR DOWN ON THE SHIFTER.



3.) PULL THE METAL CLIP FROM THE SHIFTER KNOB. ALSO STORE THE PIN IN A SAFE PLACE, IT IS THERE TO KEEP THE KNOB FROM SLIDING OFF.




4.) AFTER THE COLLAR IS DOWN & THE PIN IS PULLED, OPEN THE STORAGE DIN BEHIND THE SHIFTER


5.) PULL THE SHIFTER KNOB OFF.


6.) USE YOU FINGERS TO PULL UP ON THE SHIFT GATE. IT WILL COME UP.


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7.) TURN THE SHIFT GATE OVER.


8.) FIND THE BULB & TURN IT.



9.) PULL OUT THE OLD BULB & REPLACE IT WITH A NEW ONE, OR LED (PREF. ORANGE SO THE COLOR WON'T BE ODD)


10.) DO THESE STEPS IN REVERSE.


** FOR SOME LED BULBS, YOU MAY HAVE TO REMOVE THE 3 SCREWS AND INSERT THE BULB THAT WAY. IT MAY NOT FIT THROUGH THE HOLE.



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awesome writeup !!! you need to get the mods to put this up in a sticky or FAQ somewhere. Also which model led did you use from vled?

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awesome writeup !!! you need to get the mods to put this up in a sticky or FAQ somewhere. Also which model led did you use from vled?
THANK YOU!

THIS IS WHAT I USED...

T10 Orange Color Wedge 194 168 2652 LED Light Bulb | eBay





***UPDATE***


these bulbs are so not worth it....

both already stopped working...

i guess i got what i paid for...



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