How do I replace the map light?
One map light is no longer working and it needs to be replaced. I cannot find a way to disconnect and then replace. I have a 2007 Forester SUBN
The second generation was introduced as a 2003 model at the 2002 Chicago Auto Show, based on the new Impreza platform, featuring several fine-tune improvements over the past model.
Here is an image, taken from the 2007 Subaru Forester Owner Manual that shows how to remove the map light lens so that the bulb can be replaced. Scroll to p.11-48
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1. Remove the lens by prying the edge of the lens with a flat-head screwdriver.
2. Pull the bulb out of the socket. Install a new bulb.
3. Reinstall the lens.
The map light bulb is 12V-8W