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I just had to replace the front drivers side turn signal bulb. Can't do it myself! You have to put it up on a rack, remove the wheel, and loosen/remove the inside fender well to access the turn signal in the front fascia! Bad design! I expected, making it so inaccessible, that the light would at least be a long-life LED bulb, but no! Just a regular incandescent bulb. It cost me $56.12 to have it replaced. Hopefully they fixed this design flaw in the Gen II Volt?
 

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Don't feel bad, I think I paid $84.16 to the dealer to replace that same bulb. $80 for an hour of labor and $4.16 for the bulb. You did a lot better than me!
 

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I wonder if there is an LED equivalent bulb that can be substituted. If I have to spend $84 when the original bulb burns out I would like to replace it with something that won't have to be replaced again.
 

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I just had to replace the front drivers side turn signal bulb. Can't do it myself! You have to put it up on a rack, remove the wheel, and loosen/remove the inside fender well to access the turn signal in the front fascia! Bad design! I expected, making it so inaccessible, that the light would at least be a long-life LED bulb, but no! Just a regular incandescent bulb. It cost me $56.12 to have it replaced. Hopefully they fixed this design flaw in the Gen II Volt?
I wish all my photo hosting sites hadn't gone rogue or I'd have photos to show you how to do it.
it's annoying, no question, but you can do it yourself.

As for me, I put in switchbacks (and resistor units to prevent hyperflashing) in the OHM-RIDE project.

These are the switchbacks I used. They fit great, have stayed put, and look good.

This is the resistor kit I used.
 

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You don’t need to lift the car up or remove a wheel and it takes 15-20 minutes at most to replace a front signal bulb on a 11-15 volt.
 

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I'm not very car saavy but the tip others gave on this forum ended making the job really easy. Just turn the wheel in and unscrew the plastic lining (whatever it's called). Reach in, twist off...

And from what I read, the driver's side is the easy one.
 
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