2003 Ford F150 Replace Dash Lights
The Ford F-150 is a full-sized pickup truck produced by the Ford Motor Company since 1948. The 2003 model of the F-150 is part of the 10th generation of the F-150, which includes trucks produced between 1997 and 2004. Changing the dashboard lights on a 10th-generation F-150 is a straightforward process that takes approximately half an hour. You require only a Phillips screwdriver. You should consider replacing all of the dash lights at once, to save yourself from having to go through this procedure more often than necessary.
 Tools Used
 Replace Dash Lights
- Remove the keys from the ignition of the F-150.
- Remove the seven screws from the trim around the instrument panel using a screwdriver. There are three screws above the panel and four below.
- Pull the trim off the instrument panel. You may have to lower the steering wheel to its lowest position to remove the lower part of dashboard trim.
- Remove the four screws securing the cover of the column of the steering wheel using a screwdriver.
- Remove the covers off the column by popping them out with a screwdriver.
- Remove the two securing screws from the front of the instrument panel. Pull the instrument panel out of the vehicle slightly.
- Reach behind the panel and remove the plug from the instrument panel.
- Pull the instrument panel out of the vehicle. The bulbs are located on the underside of the instrument panel.
- Replace any burnt-out bulbs with new bulbs. Simply pull out the old bulbs and push the new bulbs in until you hear them click into place.
- Reattach the plug to the rear of the instrument panel and place it back into the vehicle. Reattach the screws and trim.