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Old 05-16-2010, 08:00 PM   #1
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US How do I replace mirror puddle light bulb?

How do I replace the light bulb under the out side driver's side mirror? The dealer said the door panel has to be removed and wanted $100. to do it. Any help?
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Old 05-16-2010, 08:10 PM   #2
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That sounds about right for a stealership. Remember they're going to charge you for at least an hour of labor no matter what they're doing.

Here's some info on replacing it
http://www.explorerforum.com/forums/...ht+replacement
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Old 05-16-2010, 09:24 PM   #3
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Thank you for helping. Fixed in 2 minutes...

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That sounds about right for a stealership. Remember they're going to charge you for at least an hour of labor no matter what they're doing.

Here's some info on replacing it
http://www.explorerforum.com/forums/...ht+replacement
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Old 05-16-2010, 09:25 PM   #4
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Thanks for your help. I've been without the puddle light for 2 years due to the dealer's lie about the cost to repair. I fixed it in 2 minutes with your help.
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Welcome to this forum! I've moved your thread into the lighting section.
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Old 05-21-2010, 03:42 PM   #6
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Thats crazy they wanted that $. I just replaced the whole mirrors and lights in less then a hour, very easy, only hard part was trying to get the power connector from the mirror down without snagging to connect it to the other end from the door cable wraps.
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Puddle Light

my puddle light remains on for 20 minutes after I lock the car. Anybody know why?
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my puddle light remains on for 20 minutes after I lock the car. Anybody know why?
Make sure all the doors are closed. Including the hatch. Mine use to do that till I realized I didn't close the hatch window all the way.
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Old 01-08-2014, 09:49 AM   #9
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Does anybody know the replacement puddle bulb for a 2009 sporttrac. I want to put LED bulbs in mine and thank's to you-all, I know how to do it.. Just can't find the bulbs.
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