The ’84-’96 Corvettes are great cars when everything is running smoothly. Refinements evolved through the entire production run and, by the end, GM had worked out most of the bugs. But problems often arise when you have to replace a faulty part. We receive e-mails almost daily, beginning with “How do you get at…?”

Chris Petris, our Wear and Tear columnist, was doing a light-bulb check on a car in his shop, and we followed along so we could show you his tricks for finding and replacing these small but important items.

While not overly complicated to carry out, changing the bulbs in your C4 can be challenging if you don’t know where to look for them. Armed with this knowledge, there should be no reason to have a dull bulb on your C4.