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Hi all. I'm trying to replace the oil/generator light lenses. I've removed them from the instrument cluster but can't separate the lenses from the chrome bezels. It looks like there is a snap ring that needs to be removed but I am unable to remove it. Any help is greatly needed and appreciated. Additionally, when I removed the dash cluster from the car I found what appears to be a relay of sort that was not mounted. It has yellow wire that goes to the ignition switch, a brown wire that goes through the firewall and another brown wire that goes to the heater blower switch. Does anyone know where this is supposed to mount?
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Additionally, when I removed the dash cluster from the car I found what appears to be a relay of sort that was not mounted. It has yellow wire that goes to the ignition switch, a brown wire that goes through the firewall and another brown wire that goes to the heater blower switch. Does anyone know where this is supposed to mount?
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Do you have A/C? There's a circuit breaker that should be mounted on the left air duct.

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Hi John. Yes, the car does have a/c. I don't see any place to attach it to the air duct other than removing a screw from the radio chassis which is what I will do. Any suggestion on separating the oil/gen lenses from their bezels?
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Ken,

I've never tried to separate the lens from the bezel. I've only replaced the entire bezel. I have a few in the garage. I'll look and see if it can be done.

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You can pry the middle chrome ring out and the plastic lens will fall out.

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John,

Sorry, I don't think I made it clear about what I am trying to do. I bought new lenses that have a chrome ring around the lenses. The ring is pressed into a chrome (plastic) bezel. I can't separate this plastic bezel from the chrome (metal) outer bezel. The black piece inside the large chrome bezel in your photo is what I can't remove. Thanks

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On the old bezels there are three plastic tabs in the back that hold the middle section in place. If you cut those tabs the middle piece will come out. I don't know how the new ones are made. I haven't seen one.

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