Changing Lionel passenger car lights?

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After I got a Lionel #16009 PRR combo car from ebay I discovered it's interior light doesn't work. This car is the Lionel short 12" type (like the Luxury Lines cars) with a plastic roof and sides. But after applying some ~careful~ pressure it doesn't seem like the roof will come off easily without maybe snapping off something?
So how does one change the interior light? -Hmmmmmmm................. :confused:
Thanks for any assistance here,


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Okay, some web searching found me my own answer..............
And NOTE: Do NOT squeeze the sides and try to pry up the roof on these 16000 series type Lionel cars (as suggested for some other Lionel types), as you'll definitely break sumthing then!! These cars have one screw in a deep well at each end that release the roof when removed! {See link to Lionel service bulletin below}----

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