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156 Fuel Gauge not lighting

As above I assume its a bulb gone.

Big job? expensive?

Can't really see myself how it comes apart.
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Re: 156 Fuel Gauge not lighting

Mine went in the temp gauge a week or so ago, so I'm going to be trying this soon. Sooner probably as the bulb went in one of the air con knobs too at the weekend.

The front of the centre console has to come off: screws behind radio, under gear lever gaiter, inside ashtray unit, etc. There is probably a write up on here somewhere .. tried a search? Been told it is around an hours work. The EPER Parts system shows the bulbs as 1.2w units.

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Re: 156 Fuel Gauge not lighting

wonder if this is a glitch? funnily enough my 156 has just undergone the same repair,but luckily was still covered under warranty to unfortunately cant say how much the job cost had the car back within 3 hrs...)
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Re: 156 Fuel Gauge not lighting

There are 2 bulbs on the back of the Fuel gauge and mine had the other one fail. The one for the Low Fuel is sitting in line with the orange filter and sits proud of the surface. The other one sits in a recess and I could only change it with the help of strong tweezers.
I reckon your one could be done by removing the radio and reaching up behind.
(of course it's a lot easier if you've seen what the back looks like)
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