Thread: Ion Dash lights
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Old 12-02-2013, 10:42 AM   #18
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2006 ION-2 Sedan
Default Re: Ion Dash lights

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Originally Posted by 2006 ion2 View Post
the stock bulb is a dealer part only (at least it was when I looked for it), so if you call them they will have the part number and sell them to you.
That's irritating. What happened to using regular 194 bulbs that can be found at any parts store? Why did the engineers feel the need to use specialty bulbs?

Is there a comparable bulb that can be ordered elsewhere that still fits? If I remember correctly, the SL gauge clusters used special twist-in bulbs that were hard to find, but someone found an aftermarket one that serves as an adequate replacement. Do we have something like that for the ION cluster?

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