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Old 05-02-2009, 07:20 PM
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Default How To:Instrument Cluster Bulb Replacement

This is detailed instructions on how to change the instrument gauge bulbs in the ranger from 1995-2009

Discussion Thread: How To: Instrument cluster bulb replacement

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
top












Step #10 Using 7mm socket, remove 4 screws holding instrment cluster












Step #11 Gently pull instrument cluster out from the right side, far enough to reach the 3 electrical connectors. Electrical connectors have release tabs to push in before pulling
connectors:












Step #12 Instrument cluster lights are in black caps. Turn caps counter-clockwise to remove light bulbs


















Step #13 Light bulbs pull out of black caps







Reassemble in opposite direction

Written by Bob Ayers, and posted here with his permission.
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