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How to Replace the Dome Lights in a Mitsubishi Outlander

The Mitsubishi Outlander debuted in 2003 as a modification of the Mitsubishi Airtrek. The interior lights illuminate the passenger compartment for added visibility and safety in dimly lit areas. The dome light bulb is an 8-watt bulb available at auto parts stores and Mitsubishi dealers. Replace the bulb yourself for a fraction of the cost of a repair centre.

Insert a small flat-bladed screwdriver into the small indent on the dome light cover. Pry the cover off, releasing the retaining clips.

Pull the existing bulb out of the socket. Push a new dome light bulb into the socket until it is secure.

Line up the cover, starting on the edge opposite the indent. Press firmly until the cover snaps into place.

Things You'll Need

  • Flat-bladed screwdriver
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