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99 Dodge: Quad-cab..cab; my left map light..overhead console..popped

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I have a 99 Dodge Quad-cab; my left map light in the overhead console is out, and the spring to the lens cover-popped out. How do I remove the over-head console to replace the spring?
Submitted: 11 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  kervin22 replied 11 years ago.
 I have a 98 ram and there are 2 screws on the console near the front windshield.  Take those out and mine came out. 
Customer: replied 11 years ago.
Reply to kervin22's Post: This past weekend (12-13th Mar); I had my first opportunity to work on
> my truck. My question is: what steps do I take to remove the overhead
> console to repair the drivers-side map light and replace the spring
> that fell inside the console. Your response was "there are 2 screws
> in the front"? In front of what? I could not locate any screws that
> would indicate the location in order to remove the over-head console.
> I still have not been able to remove the console. Could someone be
> more specific please, on the steps required to remove the over-head
> console.
Expert:  Steve replied 11 years ago.
If Im not mistaken there should be one screw at the front (towards the mirror)of the console and it clips towards the rear.If it does'nt have the screw at the front it just clips in to the front cross support(if so you just need to put a little tug on it.hope that helps you.
Customer: replied 11 years ago.
Reply to Steve's Post: Steve thank you for your response. I will not be able to work on my truck until this until weekend. I will get back to you if this works.

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