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Rpm backlight out - 2008 Ford Taurus X

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You must remove the cluter of gauges and replace the light bulb.
Instructions

    • 1Turn off the engine of the Taurus, and open the hood.
    • 2Remove the negative ("-") battery terminal from the battery in the engine compartment using a socket wrench.
    • 3.
      Insert a slotted screwdriver between the covers on the steering wheel column, and pry upwards. Pull off both the upper and the lower covers.
    • 4Position the steering wheel as low as it can go.
    • 5Remove the two screws above the Taurus' instrument panel and the four screws below it using a Phillips screwdriver.
    • 6Insert a slotted screwdriver into the dashboard trim, and pull upwards to pry it off the vehicle. Disengage the eight snap clips from the dashboard trim by hand, and pull it out of the vehicle.
    • 7Uninstall the two securing screws from the instrument panel with a Phillips screwdriver.
    • 8Pull the instrument panel towards you, and reach behind it to disconnect the two wiring plugs. Pull the instrument panel out of the Taurus.
    • 9Replace any burned-out bulbs from the underside of the instrument panel with new bulbs. Pull the old bulb off, and push the new bulb in.
    • 10Reassemble the instrument panel and dashboard trim in the reverse order of removal. Reconnect the battery, and close the hood.

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