2002 SAAB 9-5 heater lamp

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2002 Saab 9-5 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive 106, 35 miles

The lamp in the heater-A/C control on the dash has gone out, Is it a hard job to replace it?

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Tuesday, December 15th, 2009 AT 9:15 PM

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Centre console
To remove

Manual gearbox:
Lift up the gear lever gaiter.
Automatic transmission:
Remove the edging using 82 93 474 REMOVAL TOOL.
Remove the compartment or ashtray with holder using a screwdriver and 82 93 474 REMOVAL TOOL. See ASHTRAY.
Remove the gear lever cover, 2 screws.
Unplug the connector for the central locking system switch.
Lift up the gear lever gaiter and undo the connectors for the seat heating, seat ventilation and cigarette lighter switches.
IMPORTANT:Mark the connectors to avoid incorrect reconnection.

Remove the rear section of the center console by removing the screw on the top. Then lift straight up and unplug the connector.

Select reverse (manual) or P (automatic) and remove the key.
Rotate and lift up the theft protection antenna unit (bayonet fitting) from the ignition switch and unplug the connector.
Insert the key and select neutral.
Disconnect the switch for the electric window lifts and unplug the connectors.
Remove the screws holding the upper part of the center console, 6 screws.
Lift out the upper part of the center console.
Fold back the carpets and remove the front screws, 2 pcs.
Remove the rear screws, 2 pcs.
Lift and remove the center console.
To fit
Lift the center console into place.
IMPORTANT:Make sure no cables or connectors are pinched.

Screw on the center console front and back, 4 screws. Start with the one at the front left, which is used as a guide.
Refit the carpets.
Lift the upper part of the center console backwards. At the same time, carefully guide the wires into place.

Be careful with the lead for the theft protection system.
IMPORTANT:For manual gearbox:
Check that the gear lever gaiter is not trapped.

Screw the upper part of the center console in place, 6 screws.
Refit the switch for the electric window lifts and clip the handbrake gaiter back into place.
Plug in the connectors in the rear section of the center console and fit the rear section. Fit the upper screw.
Reconnect the central locking system connector.

Plug in the connector for the seat heating, seat ventilation and cigarette lighter switches.
IMPORTANT:Make sure the connectors are plugged into the correct switches.

Refit the gear lever cover, 2 clips at the back and 2 screws at the front.
Refit the compartment or ashtray with holder.
Manual gearbox:
Refit gear lever gaiter.
Automatic gearbox:
Fit the rim around the gear lever housing.
Select reverse (manual) or P (automatic) and remove the key.
Plug in the connector for the theft-protection antenna unit and fit it (bayonet fitting).
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