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2002 Ford Taurus: step instructions..trim..instrument cluster..lamps

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2002 Ford Taurus
I need step by step instructions on how to remove the dash trim to get at the instrument cluster.
Also the lamp code for the cluster lamps.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  mustangmike replied 5 years ago.

HERES STEP BY STEP INSTRUCTIONS

Instrument Panel Center Finish Panel

Removal and Installation

  1. Disconnect the battery ground cable.
  2. Apply the parking brake.
  3. If equipped with floor selector lever, position the selector lever in 1.
  4. Remove the integrated control panel (ICP).Remove the instrument panel lower steering column cover.
    1. Remove the bolts.
    1. Remove the instrument panel lower steering column cover.

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  1. Remove the ashtray.
  1. NOTE: When installing the instrument panel center finish panel, be sure the alignment tabs are positioned correctly.

    Remove the instrument panel center finish panel.
    1. Remove the screws.
    1. Remove the instrument panel center finish panel.
    • Disconnect the electrical connector by reaching through the ICP opening

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Instrument Cluster Finish Panel

Removal and Installation

  1. Adjust the steering column to the full tilt-down position.
  2. Remove the instrument panel center finish panel.
  3. Remove the headlamp switch
  4. NOTE: If equipped with a steering column selector lever, position the lever in the 1 position.
  5. Remove the instrument cluster finish panel.
    1. Remove the screws.
    1. Remove the instrument cluster finish panel.
    • If equipped, disconnect the traction control switch electrical connector

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  • If equipped with column shift, remove the shifter selector cable.
    1. Remove the screw.
    1. Disconnect the cable.
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  • Remove the instrument cluster screws.
    • Disconnect the electrical connectors.
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    1. Remove the instrument cluster.
    1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.

     

    Instrument Cluster Bulb

     

    Removal and Installation

    1. Remove the illumination bulbs.

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    I believe the bulbs are 194 style

    thanks

    mike

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