After about the third light went out in my gauge cluster, I decided to replace the burnt out bulbs. It actually wasnt all that bad, just took awhile 'cause you have to take the radio bezel off too (didn't realize that until after I finally consulted my Chilton's manual).
Do yourself a favor though. Change ALL the bulbs back there, even the ones that are still working. You don't want to have to tear all that apart again in a few months just to change one more bulb.
Can't tell you about the gauges, I didn't want to mess with mine. The bulbs were enough.
1998 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0 4x4
31" Wildcat AT's / Magnaflow Cat-Back Exhaust / SCT X-Cal 2 / K&N Cold Air Intake / Screamin' Demon Coil Pack / Underdrive/Overdrive Pulleys
Clear Head & Corner Lights with Silverstar Ultras / '07 Taillights / Advance Cover Hard Folding Tonneau / Herculiner Bed Liner / Kicker 10" CVR Sub
Kicker ZX 300.1 Amp / Explorer Leather & Power Seats, Center Console, OHC & AutoDim-Headlamp Mirror / 4.10 Gears
Too many to list here
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