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post #1 of 29 Old 12-26-2010, 01:20 PM Thread Starter
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1997 F-250HD dash and guage lights

I could use some help locating the dash lights for my speedo and tach. I have had the dash apart to the guage faces and couldn't find them. Anyone done this before?
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You need to remove the whole instrument cluster. They are the black sockets on the back side. I replace them all when I'm in there.

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Thank-you for your post. So I just needed to go one step further?
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Oh well. I've been there done that. And I think that most people on here have been in the same boat.

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If your in there i would replace them all with green leds for the gauges and plain 194 whites for the warning indicators. This takes out all of the white from the gauge and looks really clean and crisp IMO.
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If your in there i would replace them all with green leds for the gauges and plain 194 whites for the warning indicators. This takes out all of the white from the gauge and looks really clean and crisp IMO.
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How do you even get to the gauge faces?! I have taken the screws off under the steering wheel but nothing felt loose and I couldn't see any other screws?

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where did you get the bright led's i tried them a year or so ago but looked like crap and lots od dim spots.

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