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Nissan Cube Overhead Map Light Bulbs Replacement Guide
How to replace the overhead map light bulbs in a 2009-2014 Nissan Cube MPV with picture illustrated instructions.

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Map Light Bulbs
Pry Off Lens Cover
Lens Cover Removed

This automotive "how-to" guide was specifically written to assist owners of the 3rd generation 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 & 2014 Nissan Cube in replacing a burnt out overhead map light bulb.

Owners of earlier 1998-2002 or 2002-2008 Nissan Cube vehicles or other Nissan models with similar key fobs such as the Versa, Sentra, Altima, Maxima, Juke, Rogue and Murano may also find this guide to be helpful.

A replacement bulb for the three overhead map lights of a Nissan Cube is part # 168 from Sylvania, GE, Phillips and other manufacturers.

You can also use a brighter LED bulb.

The only tool needed to replace the bulb is a small flathead screwdriver. Insert the blade of the flathead screwdriver in between the clear map light bulbs lens cover and the light grey plastic housing. Gently pry out the clear plastic cover.

Overhead Map Lights
Pull Out Map Light Bulb
Once the clear plastic lens cover has been removed, you can pull out the map light bulbs by grasping them with your thumb and forefinger.
# 168 Map Light Bulb
Push In New # 168 Bulb
Test New Bulb(s)

Push a new # 168 bulb straight into the map light socket. Test the new bulb by pushing the corresponding buttons.

If you want brighter map lights, choose some 168 LED bulbs.

Line Up Lens Cover
Snap Lens Cover On
New Light Bulb(s) Working
Line up the clear plastic lens cover over the map lights and gently snap it back into place.

Test that the overhead map light bulbs work properly by toggling the three switches.

For more, please visit my Nissan Cube Maintenance & Repair Guides page.

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