Mechanics

DASH LIGHTS

2002 Ford Taurus

Interior problem
2002 Ford Taurus 6 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 89,000 miles

How do you replace the dash light that illuminates the odometer?
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Cardad
November 22, 2009.




Lights located at the rear of the cluster
cluster panel need to be removed to enable bulb replacement

BMRFIXIT
Nov 22, 2009.
Does the cluster panel remove from the back, or front of the panel?

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Cardad
Nov 22, 2009.
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER
Removal & Installation (Floor Shift)
Disconnect negative battery cable. Tilt steering column to lowest position. Remove instrument cluster finish panel. Remove instrument cluster retaining screws. Pull top part of instrument cluster toward steering wheel. Disconnect instrument cluster harness connectors. Remove instrument cluster. To install, reverse removal procedure.
Removal & Installation (Column Shift)
CAUTION: DO NOT use excessive force when installing radio remover. Excessive force will damage retaining clips and make control panel removal difficult.

Disconnect negative battery cable. Tilt steering column to lowest position. Remove upper and lower steering column covers. Remove instrument cluster finish panel. Push in Radio Remover (T87P-19061-A) into integrated control panel face plate about 1.5" (38.1 mm) to release retaining clips. Disconnect integrated control panel harness connectors and remove integrated control panel.
Remove instrument cluster retaining screws. Disconnect transmission range indicator cable from column selector tube. Pull top part of instrument cluster toward steering wheel. Disconnect instrument cluster harness connectors. Remove instrument cluster. To install, reverse removal procedure.
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BMRFIXIT
Nov 22, 2009.

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