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Old 01-05-2011, 01:26 AM
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Exclamation I can't the right instrument cluster bulbs!!

I'm having a real hard time trying to find where to buy new bulbs (LED Preferred) for my instrument cluster on my 2004 Ford Ranger Edge. No local auto part shop has them and they told me to go to ford...I have 11 bulbs I want to replace and ford is asking $30/bulb!

I also failed to mention, the bulb does not just slide out of the socket, its all one piece!
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Old 01-05-2011, 02:41 AM
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They should be exactly like this. They are 194 bulbs. Plug in LED's will not look that great either.



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Old 01-05-2011, 04:58 AM
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^^ Right! ^^
Try Autozone, Advance and Chevrolet. Other dealerships may have them too. A friend got most of his bulbs at Chevrolet.
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Old 01-05-2011, 06:11 AM
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Yes they are a common bulb, I have bought several at my local auto parts store for about 1.50 and it included the bulb holder as well. As far as LED's Try ebay
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Old 01-05-2011, 01:44 PM
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Yeah it looks exactly like those pictures, except the bulb does not come out. I've called a few places to see if they have any and they said they don't have them and they just told me to check out the dealership.

Ill continue making calls, maybe I'm just not talking to the right people lol.

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Old 01-05-2011, 01:49 PM
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Yeah it looks exactly like those pictures, except the bulb does not come out. I've called a few places to see if they have any and they said they don't have them and they just told me to check out the dealership.

Ill continue making calls, maybe I'm just not talking to the right people lol.

Thank you all.
how many you need? I have some..... you can find them on eBay, search for 194 bulbs or T10
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Old 01-05-2011, 02:08 PM
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how many you need? I have some..... you can find them on eBay, search for 194 bulbs or T10

I only have 1 light out, but while I am at it I would like to replace all of them.
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Old 01-05-2011, 02:15 PM
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what type is the HVAC bulb? i.e 194 t10 etc.
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Old 01-05-2011, 02:29 PM
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Old 01-05-2011, 02:34 PM
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Yeah it looks exactly like those pictures, except the bulb does not come out. I've called a few places to see if they have any and they said they don't have them and they just told me to check out the dealership.

Ill continue making calls, maybe I'm just not talking to the right people lol.

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If it looks just like what I posted a picture of then just pull the bulb out of the holder. They are not hard to pull out.
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Old 01-05-2011, 02:46 PM
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If it looks just like what I posted a picture of then just pull the bulb out of the holder. They are not hard to pull out.

Yeah, I've changed the bulbs for my license plate a couple times. Those were really easy to pull out. I kinda figured that would be the same thing with these, but I pulled and pulled and it did not wanna come out. I asked the guy at Autozone and he said that those are attached to the socket and I would have to buy a whole new socket/bulb for each one.
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Old 01-05-2011, 02:48 PM
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Oem ones (black) can be pulled, after market with the grey/tan base break when you pull them
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Old 01-05-2011, 02:49 PM
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I was looking for these too, found them at autozone.
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Old 01-05-2011, 02:50 PM
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Yeah, I've changed the bulbs for my license plate a couple times. Those were really easy to pull out. I kinda figured that would be the same thing with these, but I pulled and pulled and it did not wanna come out. I asked the guy at Autozone and he said that those are attached to the socket and I would have to buy a whole new socket/bulb for each one.
Weird mine is a 2005 and I can pull them out no problem
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Old 01-05-2011, 09:05 PM
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What style of bulbs does the HVAC controls take? are they the same as the instrument panel bulbs?
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