So what symbol does it light up? Charles Explorer Forum has probably saved you that much already, and will continue to save you money as you learn how to diagnose fix problems yourself and learn which modifications work without having to experiment on your own. Body work questions regarding paint, dents, dings or accident related damages or other bodywork related issues should be posted in If you want an estimate you should take the car to a qualified body shop as they would know best what it will cost in your area and how to fix the damages. Let me know if you guys have had any problems similar to mine or if you know of anything I should look for in taking it apart. Be careful not to overbend or distort clips. Cross Reference Number: T10, 147, 152, 158, 159, 161, 168, 175, 184, 192, 193, 194, 2825, W5W, 158, etc. We are more than happy to help you figure out why a shop wants to charge you for a repair, and we will tell you if it is unusually high.
Please double check owner's manual to confirm the stock lamp bulb size is one of the cross reference number before making purchase, This bulb can fit many different positions: Interior Map Lights, or Dome Light, or License Plate Tag Light, or Trunk Cargo Light, or Step Courtesy Light, side marker light, park parking city light, etc. This is detailed instructions on how to change the instrument gauge bulbs in the ranger from 1995-2009 Discussion Thread: Step 1 Using a 7mm socket, remove the 2 screws holding the radio bezel Step 2 Pull radio bezel out slightly Step 3 Using 7mm socket, remove 4 screws holding kick-panel below steering wheel. Not sure which Ford Instrument Cluster Bulb to buy? I had to rest it on the steering wheel and press the button with a pen that I had in my mouth. Your support is greatly appreciated. Just trying to figure out what should be my next step before throwing parts at it.
Replaced that, all was well. We're here to help so being rude won't get you very far. If that isn't available, provide all you know and explain why. It's not the dimmer dial, and I've checked the fuses. Last night I was driving home from work and the Instrument Cluster just shut off.
I was weighing just replacing the hole cluster till I found this thread. Im not sure, I may be right or wrong. But I have no idea where I can buy this for my model. While the lights have systematically burned out from the left to the right. The post will be deleted, this is not a review forum for specific shops. This is a subreddit for asking Mechanical questions pertaining to vehicles, engines, etc.
Remove 7 screws, instrument cluster lens and mask assembly from instrument cluster. Hello I am having having basically this same issue. Remove 3 screws and pull out cluster finish panel. If it sticks you may need to reach behind and apply more direct pressure around the clip to get it to pop out. Does anyone have some instructions on how to remove the instrument cluster. Only give advice on something you believe to be true. Remove 2 screws and instrument panel steering column cover.
Several months ago the instrument cluster lights were functioning and then would turn off. Please report bad advice to the mod team. I've replaced the black faced gauges in my 99 sport with the white that is used in the next gen - specifically got mine from an 01 or 03 sport. I hope the picture helps because it was a pain to try and capture. Removing the shroud itself, however, is no small feat. Brights, blinkers, dome light, that's all fine, but the runners and the cluster back light do not.
We allow links, pictures, video, or audio file to help diagnose your problem. Now all you have to do is change the lights out and reassemble. It seems to only work in park. To make sure this is the same problem for your car here is a guide and a wiring diagram. Pull out instrument cluster and remove transmission range indicator if equipped with automatic transmission. I only had one of the radio removal tools, so I used two smaller allen wrenches that had a ball on the end. Does anyone know what the problem is, and what I can do to fix it? Squeeze both sides of clip equally so locking ears pass through opening in instrument cluster case.
Whenever I have the instrument cluster illumination on at night, and i turn on cruise control, the cruise control lights do not come on. Electrical connectors have release tabs to push in before pulling connectors: Step 12 Instrument cluster lights are in black caps. Remove 19 instrument gauge harness connector clips using long-nose pliers. I have replaced all 194 bulbs in cluster which the old ones still looked like the filaments were good. Contributing posters are people who regularly post worthwhile advice. That honestly just never occurred to me.
Cross Reference:W5W 194 168 147 152 158 159 161 168 184 192 193 194 259 280 285 447 464 501 555 558 585 655 656 657 1250 1251 1252 2450 2652 2921 2825 504 2821 12256 12961 M158 M155. In some cases the manufacturer does not allow us to show you our lower prices until you take further action. It seamed like they all but one burned out within about 1000 miles. My 97 Ex lights went out around the same mileage as Graffix except they went right to left! Remove instrument cluster gauge amplifier. Pull on the faceplate and it should pop right off.