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    johnfedorcha Jun 29, 2012

    does anyone know if this is a do it yourself replacement? i want to swap out the standard light bulb on a 2004 Handa VTX1300C speedometer cluster. I contacted Honda and they do not offer that detail and will only sell you a rebuilt or new cluster without the LED upgrade.

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Hi, Johnfedorcha for this scenario you will need your service manual, parts fiche, and owners manual if you can't find the best tool you ever bought for your Honda, despair not, for a mere zero $0 you can download another one.
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SOURCE: Instrument Cluster bulbs

There are no "bulbs" in it. The cluster has LED's soldered into it. Unfortunately you can't just change them. If you get a new instrument cluster, and install it, then the vehicles body control module (BCM) will go into security lock. You will need to take it to the dealer, and get it "unlocked".

Posted on Mar 26, 2009

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SOURCE: 1992 Honda Accord (LX) Instrument Cluster Replacement

Same as 2 dr, or a stick.
There are bezel screws that hold the plastic trim (pointing up towards the windshield), you nee to remove these 2 screws. The bottom section is clipped in. Tilt the steering wheel down as far as it will go.
Once you have the bezel off, there are 4 screws holding the cluster to the dash. Remove them and gently pull the cluster forward. Reach around (expect to get scraped knuckles) and unclip the speedo cable, and two large multipin connectors. Don't force anything.
Getting the cluster out after this point is a test of your patience. It only seems to come out one particular way.

Posted on Aug 22, 2009

Anonymous

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SOURCE: Need to replace instrument cluster/AC bulbs

Hello, You can obtain a 2004 Ram Factory Service Manual with all of that information available from Promanuals.net. The reason why it may be so important is because right before the removal instructions the service manual has diagnostic instructions to try. There are numerous pages on removing the instrument cluster, and cluster bezel.

(1) Disconnect and isolate the battery negative
cable. (For Airbag)

(2) Remove the cluster bezel from the instrument
panel. (Refer to 23 - BODY/INSTRUMENT PANEL/
CLUSTER BEZEL - REMOVAL).

(3) Remove the four screws that secure the instrument
cluster to the instrument panel structural support
(Fig. 5).

(4) Pull the instrument cluster rearward far
enough to access and disconnect the instrument
panel wire harness connectors for the cluster from
the connector receptacles on the back of the cluster
housing.

(5) Remove the instrument cluster from the instrument
panel.
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Posted on Oct 02, 2009

wireguy212

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SOURCE: 1985 s10 instrument cluster lights don't work after changing bulb

Yes,you need to replace them with the right colors to get them to match the board they go in.

Posted on Nov 10, 2009

wiringlunati

Charles Reifinger

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SOURCE: instrument cluster bulb is out. how do i replace

It may not be a bulb, as the instrument cluster usually has a number of bulbs and they probably didn't all blow at once. Pulling instrument clusters can be touchy and may not be for the average "shadetree mechanic" however, typically there are a few screws above the cluster going into the dash pad and a few hidden behind the trim panels below the cluster.

Posted on Dec 22, 2009

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