We have a ton more information on this truck, as well as many other makes and models. Reinstall the gold 7 millimeter screw at the top right corner of that upper dash panel. In fact, sometimes after it comes on I go and re-fuel, re-tighten the cap, and it goes off on its own. I've read some posts that say it is a 194. If your odometer is truly busted in my state you have to have a cert.
I'm going to use this 7 millimeter socket, a long extension, and a ratchet. Check to see if your ignition wires are still connected to the multifunction computer. My guess is that the cluster isn't getting enough power for the whole thing to illuminate. It seems more electrical too me rather than a simple burnt out bulb. Pull instrument cluster finish panel out from the instrument panel.
You may have to install the range selector at the same time. The inside covers of the panel are numbered along with the fuses and provide no real information on the function of the fuse or the relays either for that matter. Fixing these problems is relatively simple and only takes a few minutes. . The fusebox is also in the door jam and not under the dash as you explained. For more information go to. Since 1919, Standard Motor Products has engineered a full line of engine management products, including ignition parts, sensors and on-board computers.
We'll remove all of the black bulb sockets because these are the ones that back-light our instrument cluster. If you don't care what the title says, you don't ever want to sell the auto, just find one in a jubk yard, take the dash apart until you get to the odom. 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. That way you won't have to replace the bulbs again for a while. Pull out on the dash, and lift up. Used car dealers do it all the time, of course, but sometimes states like to make examples of ther ;little' guys, just be careful.
We'll shift our truck down into first gear again so we can lay our dash panel back in. Disconnect the electrical connectors and remove the radio and center instrument panel finish panel. All of the little ones are for various indicator lamps, such as your high beams, four-wheel drive, and check engine lights. That is when I realized the bulb was not working. Now our instrument cluster is ready to go back into our vehicle. Nova: Thanks for the excellent heads up. I was weighing just replacing the hole cluster till I found this thread.
Disconnect the connectors and remove the cluster finish panel. Remove instrument panel steering column opening cover reinforcement. Shift the truck back into park and remove your key. I had the opposite problem where I couldn't get the chime on my 1998 Ford Explorer Sport to stop chiming or ringing or pinging. Which is weird because they normally work during the day when the cluster isn't lit up. Shift the truck back into park.
Posted on Feb 21, 2009 taking the battery leads of a running alternator is one sure way of destroying the alternator if you think a battery is dead you have it load tested and replaced if it doesn't meet the test what you should be doing is taking the vehicle to an accredited auto electrician and having the battery load tested and the alternator and voltage regulator professionally tested for proper operation Sep 03, 2017 Since you have an '87, you most likely don't have one if you have never seen it on. We'll install our new bulbs by lining them up and locking them in with a quarter turn clockwise. Reinstall the three black 7 millimeter screws into the top of the dash panel just before the instrument cluster. I have an odd problem with my instrument cluster and I suppose it may be the bulbs, but I question whether it may be an electrical issue instead. Remove this 7 millimeter bolt that was covered by our center dash panel.
The 2002 model of the Ford Ranger is a part of the fourth-generation Rangers. Once the bolts are out, carefully remove the gauge cluster from the dash. It seamed like they all but one burned out within about 1000 miles. There's another tab in front of the cable on the left side we'll lift up and slide out as well. We know you love your Ford Ranger and want to make sure it's taken care of maybe he or she even has a name? Nearly all the light bulbs have burned out in the instrument cluster.