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Map light assembly questions....

Help, plwase… I have a bad lamp socket ( map light ) in the overhead console of my 99 XLT ( with sun rood ).

I am trying to replace the lamp assembly. Several questions:
(1) Has anyone done this before?
(2) Anyone have a clue as to the part number?

I have tried Torrie at Ford Parts Network with no luck so far’ he has sent me the wrong part twice.


HELP
 



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The whole asembly or just one of the reflective holders. I have two of those left and maybe the bracket that holds them in but I don't think so. I will go check. BRB
 












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here is what I have:
 

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was that fast enough?:D
 






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Damn fast, thanks. How do the bulbs go in? Can you do a pic of the bulb assembly?
 






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This is the bulv "assembly " that I have.....
 

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from the bottom side. That pic is the side that faces to the roof. Then when you pop off the lense the bulbs screw in like 1/4 of a turn.


I take it you ahve not taken yours apart yet? I wish I would have taken some pics when I had mine down to mod the CB into it,but it is up there now and it was a bear to get all the wires from the CB stuffed away so I really don't wanna pull it. But that are the parts I have left from the lamp.

What it is missing:
there is a flat copper piece that goes on the bottom side that hooks to the plug and power the bulbs. if you NEED it I may beable to find mine in the trash, but chances are if you have this console in your X yours is still in good shape. I am still a bit confused to what is actually broken in yours.
 






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this is what you see when you open the lense cap to replace the bulbs (this is with the bulbs out and the wiring missing:

(it is all chrome, the wierd brown spots are fromt he flash)
 

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I too am confused as to what is broken. The light on the drivers side ( lights the pass side ) quit working, no the bulb is fine, and somehow the holder for the buld took yo missing, I actually just need the bulb holder, Do you have it?
 






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What sixe bulb does it take? Can you do a pic of the bulb holder?

Mune uses 168 bulbes.
 






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That is the bulb holder. The bulb screw in to the bottom of the lense. Maye ours are a bit different. Maybe the copper POS is toast?
 






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k I am mistaken. The buld screws in to the piece ont he first pic.
 






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Are you saying the bulb)s_ have a screw base? Or do they go in a gray plastic holder.

Sorry to be such a pain, I simply want some light. The local Ford dealer is no help whatso seve, and I have has Torrie at FPN ship me 3 different ( all wrong ) parts.

All this for a simple friggin bulb.
 






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Mine is a GE 906 (maybe the same thing) two more pics:
 

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bulb screwed in:
 

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bulb plugs right in to that grey plastic bottom. So add 2 bulbs (doubt those would make it to ya USPS) and two bases to my list of what I have
 






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After looking at yours and running out tp take a pic of mine, I think we have different parts.

Your drivers side bulb shines on the drivers side, mine shines the passenger side....
 

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another view. sorry for crappy pic, hard to do in the total darkness.
 

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Thats because I put the bulbs in backwards:eek:
 






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