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Left half of 1990 Ford Thunderbird digital dashboard no longer lights. Can not see the instruments. How do I repair ?

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There are 6 back lighting bulbs behind those digital displays. As they burn out the displays get dimmer and dimmer till they go out completely.
You first need to disconnect your battery, then remove the plastic dash piece surrounding the instrument cluster and the 4 screws that hold the cluster in place. There is a "light bar", a plastic strip that contains all 6 lights that can be removed from the side of the unit. Replace with 6 new bulbs in and you should be good to go.

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