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seems like my far right gauge cluster light decided to die tonight, coming home I noticed that the 80+MPH side is barely even lit, I'm just curious to how long those bulbs last? and is it pretty easy to fix? I haven't seen any 04+ dashes pulled apart...
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Do you still have a warranty? They should not be out that quick
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nope just went out too, I swear this pisses me off, cause I have the feeling its a PITA to replace that bulb... let me get a pic of it
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Replacing the bulb isn't bad at all...if you can find the bulb. You just have to pull the console and twist the little bulb holder out.
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I've noticed that a lot lately with new vehicles........head and tail lights burning out quickly.

I don't know if warranty would cover that though. It's a bulb.
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Yeah its a cluster bulb though, not a normal headlight bulb.
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probably a lil cheaper to go with LEDs this time around... could do a cluster color change make them all white

is there a sticky on here to remove the cluster? I know bob made one but his was for a older model...
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I have these 3 LED replacement bulbs sitting right here that are waiting to go in my HVAC soon, I'll let you know how well they work.
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so the dealerships have these in stock? I guess I gotta go dump 17 bucks into the thing... got a part #?
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Um they probably do, if you want I can ship you my stocker tomorrow.
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[EDIT] Will be delt with tomorrow...

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guys I'm stuck here, how do I get this out???

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nvm I got it, but here's the bad news they are not 194s!!!! they are some small lil bulb about the size of a LED...

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Your dealer should carry those in stock.
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Yeah its a 74 bulb
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whatever you end up doing, let me know how it goes, and take pictures of the process.

because i want to do blue LED's inside my truck.
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dealers here did NOT have it in stock so I gotta wait and they said they would have it tomorrow, so I just put the dash back together in ~25mins. that one bulb was $15.99!!! thats effin insane, I'm probably gonna end up doing something different down the road, that's a 1/2 a$$ design right there! why didn't ford have LEDs in there stock???
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cuz then it'd be toooooo cool haha
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Its not like you are going over 80 anyways lol
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pshh... I did last night... the arrow just sticks out really good now, should be cool white when I swap to LEDs later in the Spring...
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I've got some spare #74 LEDs bro.
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what color?

just finished up got the bulb installed and it looks good like it use to...
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