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Honda Accord Overhead Map Light Bulbs Replacement Guide
A pictures illustrated guide for how to replace the overhead map light bulbs in a 2008 to 2010 Honda Accord sedan.

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Overhead Map Lights

 
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Pry With Flathead Screwdriver

 
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Gently Pull Off Cover

 

This automotive "how-to" guide was specifically written to assist owners of the 2009 Honda Accord LX Premium sedan in replacing the overhead map light bulbs.

Owners of other eighth generation Honda Accord coupe or sedan vehicles from 2008, 2009, and 2010 should also find this guide to be useful.

Other Honda vehicles such as the Civic, Element, Insight, Pilot, Fit, CR-V, Ridgeline, and Odyssey may have similar overhead map light bulbs replacement procedures.

A replacement map light bulb from Sylvania and other manufacturers is part # DE3022.

The only tool needed to replace one or both of the overhead map lights in a 2008 to 2010 Honda Accord is a small flathead screwdriver.

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Clear Lens Removed
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DE3022 Light Bulb
To remove the clear plastic cover on the overhead map light bulb, you'll need a small flat head screwdriver. Gently pry off the cover by inserting the screwdriver into the small gap in between the cover and the rest of the overhead console. The cover is held in place by four delicate plastic hooks. Once you get the first clip unhooked, use your hand to gently pop out the rest of the retaining clips.
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Pry Out Map Light Bulb
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Kelly 12V 8W Bulb
With the lens cover removed, you can gently pry out the old Kelly 12V 8W light bulb using the small flathead screwdriver. Then push in the new # DE3022 map light bulb and test it by pushing on the light switch button. Re-install the map light cover by first inserting the edge closest to the outside of the car and then gently popping in the other side on to the retaining clips.
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Snap Light Cover In Place
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Push On Retaining Clips
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Test New DE3022 Bulb
For more of my automotive how-to guides and product review, click on the following links: Honda Accord Engine Oil Change Guide, Honda Accord Headlight Bulbs Replacement Guide, Honda Accord PCV Valve Replacement Guide, Honda Accord Tail Light Bulbs Replacement Guide, Honda Accord Cabin Air Filter Replacement Guide, Honda Accord Rear Brake Pads Replacement Guide, Honda Accord Key Fob Remote Battery Cleaning/Replacement Guide, Honda Accord Front Brake Pads Replacement Guide, 2009 Honda Accord Review, WeatherTech FloorLiner Car Mats Review, Meguiar's Headlight Restoration Kit Review, Zaino Bros Show Car Polish Review, Corroded Car Battery Terminal Replacement Guide, Falken Ziex ZE-512 Tire Review, K&N Air Filter Cleaning Guide, and Fuzion ZRi Tire Review.
 
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