Al Cunniff wrote in message ...
> I need to remove the dash trim on a '93 Camry so I can replace
> a lightbulb behind the heater/fan control knobs.
Let me know if this job is simple and goes smoothly for you.
Same thing happened on my '94 Camry just last last week - illumination
on the heater controls went out.
While I've done much more complex automotive tasks, my thinking on the
heat control knobs is this:
To avoid breaking concentration while driving, I always attempt to use
the heater control knobs without taking my eyes off the road.
Notice how they are arranged.
The first (temperature) control is larger, the middle (fan knob) is
smaller, then the third position control knob is larger again, so it's
fairly easy to distinguish between them without looking, with just a
The first (temperature knob) is tapered, so you can tell by touch
which way it is pointing, and from there is fairly easy to turn it
left or right as needed to adjust heat.
The only control that would take more effort to learn, is the control
position on the far right, from vents, to vent and floor, to defrost,
The smaller fan control in the center, is obvious by touch, off, low,
While I always thought the red, white, blue temperature control colors
were nice to have illuminated, and even though I like to have every
little thing on the car perfect, this one didn't seem worth the effort
to unseat the knobs and remove the instrument cover panel.
Now if the illumination for the speedometer and tach go out, that's a
Again, if the work goes fairly simply for you, please report back.
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