To replace a light bulb in your dash (like a blinker or speedometer):
1) Remove the 3-5 screws located above the the gagues. They are usally upside down. Then remove the plastic "shell" that surrounds the gagues 2) Now you should see 4 screws holding the gagues cluster in place. Remove those screws and begain to pull the cluster out. 3) There will be 2 or 3 electrical connectors hooked to the back of the cluster, remove them by pressing the tab at the top of them while you pull back. 4)You may have to work a bit to get the cluster out after you've disconnected it. Try lowering your tilt wheel if you have one, also you may have to remove the top shell that sorounds the steering coloum. 5) Once out and turned over, there will be a group of lights for each trouble light (oil, engine, seat belt), once you've found the one your looking for just twist about 1/4 turn to the left, and it should come out.
You have to remove the black bezel that has the panel vents and surrounds the instrjment cluster first. Gently pop off the rear defrost and adjacent "button". Those "buttons" then are to be pulled out to extend the wire harness and then disconnect any wire harness connected to them. There is one mounting screw behind those buttons that needs to be removed. Then gently pry off the passive alarm in the center (it has the flashing LED and a clock or a "contour" nameplate). It just pops off and back on later. Once it is off you have to disconnect the electrical connector and reattach it later. There are two screws to be removed behind that piece. There are also two hidden screws that are angled into the top of the bezel above the instrument cluster. Total of 5 screws to remove the bezel. Once the bezel is removed you can remove the 5 screws that hold the insturmentation cluster in place. Then you can gently pull out the insturmentation cluster. Most of the lights in the instrumentation cluster are twist and turn assemblies where the bulbs are attached to a plastic holder. You have to replace the entire holder and bulb. These are not common parts in auto stores and might need to be ordered ahead of time. I had a "check engine" assembly with a bad metal contact so I had to replace it to pass state inspection. Good luck
In a 1998 Ford Contour : In the passenger compartment fuse panel : ( # 24 is a 15 amp , light blue color fuse , for the brake lamps )
remove dashboard and replace 2 bulbs behind it
Are there any steps on how to change the alternator on a 1198 ford contour?
clock ran out of time
Check engine light is out
There are a variety of warning lights on the dashboard of a 1998 BMW 528i. The light with an exclamation point is the drive off assistant light and also can indicate a problem with the traction control.
How do you install a radiator in a 1998 ford contour?"
The keys on the 1998 Ford Contour are NOT chipped
where is egr valve on 1998 ford contour
Easy, fix the problem that caused the light to come on in the first place.
You can't change the speaker it will always be a somewhat feminine male voice!!!
The 1998 Ford Contour owners manual shows ( 5.8 quarts ) with filter change for the 2.5 L - V6 engine
The 1998 Ford Contour owners manual shows for the 2.0 L engine : WITH FILTER CHANGE - 4.25 liters ( 4.5 quarts )
The battery is the main power supply of the 1998 Ford contour.
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Simply use a small screwdriver to pry gently around the frame of the clock and it should fairly easily pop out of the dashboard. Then it is a simple mater of removing the bulb from behind the clock with either a small screwdriver or a 1/4" nut driver. Where to but a replacement im not sure of, i think ill try a junkyard.
The 1998 Nissan brake light switch is located below the dashboard, on the drivers side of the engine compartment. The brake light switch simply plugs in and out.
yes it will fit
According to the 1998 Ford Contour Owner Guide : In the passenger compartment fuse panel , below the instrument panel : ( # 28 is a light green color 30 amp fuse for the electric seats )
flywheel replacement generally requires removal of the Transmission and Torque Converter .
Get a manual on your car from DISCOUNTAUTOREPAIRMANUALS.COM and it will help on the next repair.
On a 1998 Ford Contour : In the passenger compartment fuse panel : ( # 27 is a light blue color 15 amp fuse for the cigarette lighter )
I have a 1998 Ford Contour with 6 cylinders 2.5L and they are 32 mm.
5W-30 ( according to the 1998 Ford Contour Owner Guide )