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Hey Everyone,

I have the 91 Sentra SE and have never really had problems with it.
However, recently the light behind my speedometer burnt out, a few whacks on the dash revived it, but now there is no way to get it back on. It's obviously just a short but I can't figure out how to get to it.

I have taken all the lower pieces off, everything around the dash, and I can pull out the gauges unit about 3 inches, but not enough to get behind it.

The only other option is take off the upper part of the dash, I have never done it though and was wondering what the easiest way to get to the dash lights are.

Any help would be appreciated, thanks

Aaron
 

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You need to disconnect your speedo cable on the firewall in the engine compartment, this should allow you to pull the gauge cluster the rest of the way out.
 
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ok, now what

Thanks for the help,
I loosened the speedo cable and was able to pull the gauge cluster out, and with a packet of two new 194 bulbs I was ready to go.

I reached behind the cluster and pulled out the two burnt bulbs, took off the little blue rubber and then tried to pull the bulbs out of the holders. Evidently I am an idiot because I couldn't get them out. What is the deal?

It looks like the bulb is actually wired to the holder and there is no way to get that stupid thing out.

Do I need to get a whole new holder and bulb from the dealer? Whats the trick?

Thanks,

Aaron
 

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Twist, push and turn the black holder out of the cluster. Pull the bulb out of the holder. It is not wired to it; it should pull right out.
 

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The 91-92 sentras seem to have the bulbs wired to the holder, the bulbs don't just pop out like the 93-94's. My bro has a 91 SE-R and he had to order new bulbs/holders from the dealer, no one else seems to carry the whole unit...
 
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91 dash lights

Thats what I thought,

I ended up scraping the wiring off and trying to replace the bulb, but it wouldn't work, so I guess its off to order a few new ones.

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If you need to order something from the dealer try e-mailing or calling Greg V from Mossy Nissan. He has better prices than your local dealer, also tell him you're a forum member.
 
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mossy?

I found two Mossy Nissans, San Diego and Houston, I'm assuming you mean the one in San Diego.
 
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