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Old 11-11-2010, 04:28 AM
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Default Replacing gas gauge light

Well, if isn't one thing it is another. Last night I found that the light bulb that lights my gas gauge is burned out or not burning. Anyone ever change that bulb? What is involved? If it is one hell of a job then I might be without that light. I get a little light from other sources in the dash lights but not really enough to see the gauge clearly.
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Old 11-11-2010, 04:46 AM
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Default Re: Replacing gas gauge light

Not too bad to do: http://www.fordrangerforum.com/inter...placement.html

I'd do all of them while you've got it apart though.
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Old 11-11-2010, 05:23 AM
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Default Re: Replacing gas gauge light

^^ Ditto! ^^
It's not that difficult to do. I replaced all the bulbs on a 2002 Edge for a friend that had two burnt out. Cost is about $20 or so for the bulbs. Leave the red "Anti Theft" LED in there though as it probably doesn't need replacing.
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Old 11-11-2010, 08:47 PM
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Default Re: Replacing gas gauge light

Woof, think I just keep the tank full. Looks like more than I want to tackle for one bulb. But I will keep this post and the How to handy just in case I don't have anything to do on a cold winter day. Of course in south Texas there aren't many of those so the project may go undone for a while. Thank guys.
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Old 11-11-2010, 09:52 PM
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Default Re: Replacing gas gauge light

its not that hard, i can't tell you how many times i had my cluster in and out on my 01
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Old 11-13-2010, 04:03 PM
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Default Re: Replacing gas gauge light

Ditto on the "it's not that hard" statements. The only thing I've found is that it's a bit annoying to unbolt the kick panel under the steering wheel. Other than that, it's really simple. I've been able to loosen up the kick panel enough that I don't have to unbolt it as far as the post shows. But it's personal preference.

If you're going to take the time to replace one bulb, do them all, as stated above. I pulled a cluster with a tach from the salvage yard, and I replaced all the bulbs with used ones - I checked that they worked before I put them in - but now I've got another one that's burned out. Replace them all with new ones and save yourself the time of having to pull it again... like I have to do now... And it's the gas gauge light this time too.
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