Locate all the screws holding the cluster in place, remove them, and place them in a safe location. Under the dash there are four bolts holding the column to it's supports. Valid on orders shipped in the contiguous United States. If manual windows, remove windoe crank. You must disassemble the dashboard in a certain order to avoid damaging certain dash components. Remove the negative battery cable from the The 1996 Ford F-150 marked the end of the famed one-ton pickup truck's ninth generation of production. Please refer to the core return instructions included with the part or contact customer service for more details.
Customer responsible for return shipping on core items. You don't want to pull up too soon and cause the bezel to crack. Using the 7mm socket, remove the 4 hex screws that are located at each corner. Unplug all visible electrical connectors leading to the instrument panel. Remove the door and window handles then all of the screws you can find then with a special tool, remove the retiners around the sides and bottom of the door.
But once again I'm not sure on dropping the column. To install new bulbs, you must remove the instrument cluster from the dashboard of the truck. Unsnap and remove instrument cluster opening finish panels. Insert a flat-head screwdriver between the headlight switch and the dashboard. Please refer to the core return instructions included with the part or contact customer service for more details.
On the drivers side you will find above the tail light a rubber plug. I'm sorry that's all I can do for you. . Remove two screws located above the inside door handle. The one in the ashtray works, I was thinking of swapping them or swapping the wires. Ensuring the fuel mixture entering and leaving the block is correct will ensure that it runs efficiently.
Rotate the cluster so that the gauges are upright. There are a couple of screws on the top of the dash, one on either side by the door and a couple across the bottom. Or, if you mean your warning lamps, I know that on my 1995 there is a 10 amp fuse in location 11 , in the fuse panel on the driver's end of the dash panel visible with driver's door open for the warning lamps. Triangle looking shape near the side view mirror 2. While the F-150 gets its initial jolt of juice from the battery, once the engine is running, the truck turns to the alternator to meet its thirst for electricity. Detach the negative battery cable with a wrench.
There are two electrical connectors at the back, and you'll see lots of wires extending from these connectors to the car. Valid on orders shipped in the contiguous United States. Unplug connectors and remove instrument cluster. Since it was the last model year of a production cycle, however, the 1996 F-150 was the most refined of the truck's ninth-generation. U have to remove cluster out and bulbs in the back of it 1.
Customer responsible for return shipping on core items. Remove the sail panel Front Doors Only. All official replacement instrument clusters are packaged with a multi-language sheet explaining how to configure the module. One of them has a tab in it. Remove bulb and replace To install, reverse removal procedure.
Difficulty:Moderately ChallengingInstructions Things You'll Need Serpentine belt tool Socket set Removing the dashboard from your 1996 Ford Explorer involves a number of steps that are time consuming. Remove the door panel by carefully lifting the panel upward to release the retaining clips. There will be wiring harnesses and light bulbs attached to the back. Offer excludes truck freight and oversize fees. Gently go around the edges of the panel and pry them loose.
A Ford dealer changed it quite a few years ago and I've had no… Good tires and correct pressure will reduce resistance with the road, improving milage. In the window control area there is a screw that is really rather hidden by a plastic cover and a clip on the inside that you can't see right under the buttonson the right but a gentle tug is all you need to get this out. Remove the Phillips screw attaching the metal tab to the tailgate. Restores gauges to proper operation and ensures accurate readings. Dashboard removal is necessary when you change the vehicle's heater core, dashboard lights or install a new radio. Just pulling the knob off can cause damage to the retaining clip, meaning the knob in future will fall off onto the floor every time you try to use it.
You may purchase a cluster from either an automatic or manual transmission truck. Optional engines in the 1996 F-150 included a 4. Offer excludes truck freight and oversize fees. Thanks russo but I just finished on pulling the skin and I have taken the truck out for a quick spin to pinpoint the burning and it seems that it only happens when the truck starts to move and is coming from behind the ducting and isnt just one spot but the whole firewall it seems is up in smoke so I guess I now have to pull the ducting and repeat I'm stumped but once again any feedback would be appreciated. Refinement and AdditionsThe 1996 Ford F-150 marked the debut of the optional Eddie Bauer package, which included color-keyed cab steps, deep-dish aluminum wheels, deep tinted glass, signature floor mats, two-tone paint and tie-down hooks.