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Old 08-22-2009, 01:34 PM
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Default Dash Lights. Not Cause The Lights Are Out.

My dash lights have been out for quite some time now. But the other day I was playing around and hit my dash cause I was going along with a song and the dash lights came back on. What could be the problem here? Please help me.
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Old 08-22-2009, 06:14 PM
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Lose connection at the gauge cluster
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Old 08-23-2009, 06:28 AM
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How would I go about fixing that?
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Old 08-23-2009, 06:39 AM
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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. Note: 2 screws are under hood release handle














Step #4 Drop hood release bracket and pull kick panel out









Step #5 Using 8mm socket, remove 4 of the 5 screws holding kick panel metal brace














Step #6 Just loosen 5th screw in kick panel metal brace enough to drop brace to clear bottom 2 screws in instrument cluster bezel








Step #7 Using 7mm socket, remove bottom 2 screws in instrment cluster bezel








Step #8 Using 7mm socket, remove top 3 screws in instrument cluster bezel











Step #9 With tilt steering wheel, drop to lowest position. Also pull tranny shifter to "1" position (if automatic). Note: Make sure emergency brake is set! Pull Instrument cluster out from the
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Step #10 Using 7mm socket, remove 4 screws holding instrment cluster










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Old 08-23-2009, 04:02 PM
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What do i do after that?
im confused by this whole process
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Old 08-23-2009, 06:12 PM
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Take that all apart and verify the connectors on the back are on all the wall
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Old 08-18-2011, 03:44 PM
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Default Re: Dash Lights. Not Cause The Lights Are Out.

STL, that is some great information. I found this place searching for the answer to the same problem. Your posts with the fantastic guided photos persuaded me to join the FRF.

Now, I hope I can solve my problem with the dash lights.

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Old 08-18-2011, 04:00 PM
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STL, that is some great information. I found this place searching for the answer to the same problem. Your posts with the fantastic guided photos persuaded me to join the FRF.

Now, I hope I can solve my problem with the dash lights.

Thanks!
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Are they burnt out? Or is there something more to it?
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Old 08-18-2011, 04:28 PM
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Default Re: Dash Lights. Not Cause The Lights Are Out.

this should so be stickyed i have a light out and it beeps like 25 times and i wasent sure how to take everthing apart thank you this is my weekends project
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Old 08-18-2011, 04:29 PM
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this should so be stickyed i have a light out and it beeps like 25 times and i wasent sure how to take everthing apart thank you this is my weekends project

http://www.fordrangerforum.com/inter...placement.html
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Old 08-18-2011, 04:59 PM
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aaahhh it burns just a lilttle lol thanks
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