Pull the dash off and then the instrument panel off and it is connected to the back of the instrument panel itself, easy to do but a lot of work.
Or if you have a desired color that you want in your instrament pannel, go to auto zone and the have these flexable strip lights you can wire into the headlight swich, its a little easier and it looks cool too!!!
The bulb is most likely burned out. You have to remove the instrument cluster to replace it.
Replace the light bulbs that are burned out, usually from the back side of the instrument cluster.
Remove the dash cluster to gain access to the bulbs.
all of the bulbs in the instrument panel are on the backside of the instrument cluster.which means unless you can reach up under the dash to get to them you wiil have to remove the instrument cluster.
One or more of the instrument cluster lamps may be burned out. These lamps can be a real pain to replace, so you may want to check the service manual to find the procedure for replacing them. burnt bulb
You have to pull the instrument cluster out of the car. On the back of the cluster are numerous bulb sockets. Turn the sockets (sort of the same way you have to turn the sockets to remove say..taillight bulbs except the wiring to these bulbs goes through the same printed circuit that feeds the rest of the instrument cluster) The sockets and bulbs should come right out. Pull the bulbs out of the sockets and take them to an auto parts store. Get the auto parts store to verify which bulbs you need (don't want to go to all this trouble and fing out you put the wrong bulbs in). Reinstall the bulbs in the socket and reinstall the sockets on the back of the instrument cluster and then reinstall the cluster.
Just replace the light bulb.
First off are your dash lights out if so its more likely to be a fuse that you need to replace check your owners manual the dash lights in a corolla are LED lights so its not likely they have burned out. if your looking to change the color of the bulb go to an audio installer for directions on removing your dash panels to get at the bulbs to replace them there's one in your center section and i don't know about the instrument cluster
It could be because the bulb is burned out ot he wire is disconnected.
It Should Be Number 4. If It Is OK , Then Check # 1. If All Fuses Are OK Your Instrument Cluster May Be Burned Out. This Is Just About Always A Dealer Repair.
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the bulbs which run the indicators are probably burned out. i would probably try to find bulbs before removing instrument cluster. bulbs may be hard to find. save yourself a project
most likely problem is that the low beam side of bulb or sealed beam is burned out replace with a new one
there is little bulbs in the instrument cluster that are burned out replace them and the dash lights will work again and you might have bumped the dimmer switch for the dash lights also ive done that b4. get a haynes manual and it will show and explain to you how to do it ive got a 1998 prizm not very much different than yours.
You need to take any plastic switches or buttons out of the way and then using a screwdriver, take every screw out that is holding the dashboard in place..be sure to remember where everything goes so when you put it back you won't forget anything. Once you take the instrument display off (screws hold into the bezel) there are little light bulbs that simply pull out..locate the burned out bulb and replace it...NoteCheck all fuses before you take anything apart because it also could be a burned out fuseDoes this process work as well with a 1997 Corolla?I found 4 screws on my 1997 (2 in the top of the instrument console) and 2 near the bottom of the center instrument panel, but that didn't seem to get me anywhere.I still couldn't remove the panel and replace the bulb.
To change the gauge lights on a 1998 Ford Taurus SE, the dash cover has to be removed to access the burned out bulbs. There are screws and clips holding the dash cover on.
The lights on the odometer on a 1999 Chevy Blazer might not work because of a burned out fuse. They might also not work if the lights are burned out.
To replace the dashboard lights on the 1997 F-150, you will first need to remove the dash bezel and dash cover in order to access the lights. Then, remove the instrument panel cover below the bezel and remove the burned out lights. Replace the lights and add the cover, dash cover, and bezel back to the dashboard.
Replace the radio.
I'm not sure about your question...I assume you're asking to replace a burned out bulb in your instrument cluster. If that's your question.... You need to remove the steering wheel first. If your car has an airbag...which I think it does not...be very careful to follow manufacture's proceedures...you don't want to set it off. Anyway...remove the steering wheel...then slowly manipulate the instrument cluster out of the dash. There's an oil line connected to the unit, so don't pull on the cluster too hard...just enough to get your fingers to the bulbs. There are several different types of bulbs in this cluster, so make sure you know which bulbs need replacing...you might want to replace as many as you can. As I always recommend...when one starts to go, the others follow...and it can be a pain to repeat this process...so spend the extra bucks. All the bulbs back there should be those flay bayonet style bulbs. Now, if you have some lights out in other places, remember, most of the center console illumination is done with small bayonet bulbs, and glass strands for the rocker switches. The shifter has one bulb in it, and the radio has its own light.
ok to remove the instrument cluster, you must remove the stereo housing in the middle. just 2 screws above the heat selection, like where you control fan speed, etc. once those are out you can pull the unit out. Next the panel underneath the steering wheel, there are about 3 or 4 screws at the verry bottom. one next to the emergency brake and 2 underneath the hood release latch, those 2 screws hold the hood latch in place. after those are removed you can now pull that plastic piece out. Then there will be a metel piece behind that. remove all those screws, close to 8 i think. next after you have those removed there will be metal bar underneath your steering column. follow that to each side and removed the nuts. your steering column will now drop. next there are three screws located at the top of the instrument cluster, most likely they are black. remove those. now you should be able to pull out the covering around your instrument, i.e the plastic piece with the headlight switch located next to the door. after that there is 4 screws surronding the instrument cluster. unscrew those and pull the instrument cluster out. slowly pull it out because of the wire harnesses attached behind it. unplug those if needed. i just did this today 3/2/08 to replace the light bulbs. all of mine had burned out. I have noticed with several of these if a certain bulb goes out, they all go out, like the old xmas tree lights. hope this helps.
our garage burned down and it was insured for 19,000. If we only replace it with a shed, do we get the balance?
Check the fuse for your tail lights, usually when all of your lights in your instrument cluster are out, it usually meas that either your tail light fuse, or possibly both tail lights are burned out. this is a "safety" feature built into most cars to alert you that there is a problem with your tail lights.