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Old 02-28-2006, 01:05 PM   #1
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the light that shows what time and what station you are on in the factory radio quit working. every thing still works you just need to have the sun shine right or shine a flashlight to see the info.

Is the bulb replaceable?


2000 pontiac grand prix factory radio w cd player and steering wheel controls.
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The bulb is replaceable, assuming that radio is like the Bonneville radio, but it may not do you much good. I have fixed this thing 3 times and every time it stops working again within a month. The connection the bulb makes with the board is crap. I suspect it gets too hot and damages the solder connection for the bulb wires. The bulb has never actually burnt out. When I do this again, I will be using an LED with the hopes it won't get as hot. That system is a terrible design.
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oH man! I just got mine in the mail , have you heard of others only lasting a month, nobody said anything , they just said " Ya get here."
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you must have to take the radio out and apart to access the bulb??
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Try using search on radio and bulb.

Gosh..I want to think it was Sonoma or Vital that had the part number for the bulbs.
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Sonoma has the info for the Bulbs
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I'll get the info tonight when I get home.
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i just ordered mine last night... im assuming we are talking about the same problem here

http://corvetteradios.com/Page7.html

you want the 99-04 pontiac, pack of 3
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