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My front passenger parking light seems to have gone out. I looked in the manual and it says the dealer needs to replace it. Has anyone changed this light? Is it really that complicated that the dealer needs to change it?
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not sure if the speed6 headlight unit is the same as the regular 6, but here:

http://forum.mazda6club.com/index.php?showtopic=18317

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what parking light? can u be more specific?

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QUOTE (superskaterxes @ Sep 8 2008, 02:29 PM)
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what parking light? can u be more specific?[/b]
he most likely meant the DRL.

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If its the DRL that I'm thinking of its a little 194 LED bulb you can buy at Autozone or Walmart for $2 and just requires popping the hood and removing the headlight covers.

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I'm thinking he means the 194 bulb, but he could also mean the front side marker, as well...both are 194 bulbs and both are easy to change out yourself.


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I'm thinking he means the 194 bulb, but he could also mean the front side marker, as well...both are 194 bulbs and both are easy to change out yourself.[/b]

Actually they aren't 194 bulbs, but a slightly more powerful cousin of theirs. They go by either the number W5W or 2825, and are available at most auto parts stores. They are a bit brighter than a 194, which you will notice if you replace one of them with a 194, it will be dimmer than the other side.

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its not that har my pirate freind


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Yeah my bad, it was the DRL bulb and was super easy to change. Thanks for the help.
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