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hey guys im new here, just me a 91 'scort GT 5-speed, but sorry i dont have any time right now and i need a new gauge cluster. but what im wondering is can i use the cluster out of a 90-94 mazda protege LX? i tried searching this but nothing came up, so any help would be nice.
 

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ok, yea if there is alot of work in it, then nevermind....for now that is. kuz my gas gauge doesnt read right, and at night it doesnt glow up and the engine temp doesnt light, and the speedo and tach are really dim. but thanks alot guys
 

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well before you go out and buy a new cluster you said your gas gage doesn't read right? Welcome to owning a FORD. It has to do with the amount of fuel needed in the tank to keep a certain amount of pressurefor the pump(at least in my truck:?) I think the gauge uses a bobber system to judge the level of the fuel in the tank. And sometimes it can get caught up in junk. I can have 250 miles and half a tank Ill go another 30 and its right above Empty. You said the Temp and Gas lights are out. You can replace those. Not sure if someone has made a how-to but itd be nice. Also you said the other ones are dim, check your dim switch, and if that isn't it then I welcome you to owning a FORD, I felt my truck and my escort have really dim lights compared to many other vehicles, esp new FORDs.
 

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neuspeedescort said:
usually the sender unit for the gas has an internal issue. one of the three wires is known to come loose making it read full 100% of the time.

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yea thats sounds like the problem i have. is it fixable. and i was wondering too, can i change the color of the cluster lights? i dont like the green and i figure if i have to replace them, why not change the color? i would just like white (clear) bulbs back there.
 

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Heh, just kind of a funny story. I painted my gauge bezel before putting the dash back together and had popped off the turn signal lenses so they wouldn't get painted. So I'm driving the car to go get gas and go to make a turn and hit the turn signal and get blinded by the piercing bright bulb :/ So make sure you do that :)
 
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