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My dashboard light behind...

My dashboard light behind the speedometer is not working however all other lights and gauges are fine i checked the fuses all are ok and the dimmer dome light still works

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the fuses? The dashboard bulbs?

I need to know where the bulb is located and can i get to it without taking out the dashboard

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Ford?

2003 ford taurus sel

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Taurus yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes i will replace the bulb with some direction as to how to access it and where its located

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Ford Mechanic: Ron, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 months ago
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Ford Mechanic: Ron, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 months ago

Give me a moment and I will post the cluster removal and bulb steps for you so you can replace the bulb.

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
ok thanks
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
are you still with me ron
Ford Mechanic: Ron, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 months ago

See the steps in the links below, before you remove the cluster you need to depower the airbag system. these steps are here as well. have a look and post back if you have more questions and or need more help with this.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/80p8ull3057su6m/cluster%20Dec%2020.pdf?dl=0

https://www.dropbox.com/s/7e5km441kwkqms4/depower%20Dec%2020.pdf?dl=0
https://www.dropbox.com/s/jbuqmzzh3rg1kh3/cluster%20panel%20Dec%2020.pdf?dl=0

https://www.dropbox.com/s/fiy41gm60w7k1hh/bulb%20Dec%2020.pdf?dl=0

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Ford Mechanic: Ron, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 months ago

Just checking in to see if your still needing help with this , if so please post back and we can work from there if need be. If not then please take a moment to rate my service so I can get credit for my time, the question remains open for follow up even after doing so, all you need to do is return to this question if need be.

Thank you again.

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