How to Remove the Dash on a 1995 F150by Daniel Valladares
The dashboard of the 1995 Ford F-150 is held in place by six nuts and bolts behind the dashboard, near the windshield. Once these bolts are uninstalled, you can easily pull off the dashboard in order to change the dash lights, change the heater core, or even install a new radio. The removal of the F-150's dashboard is fairly simple and only requires you to use a socket wrench. It is important that you also disconnect the battery before beginning so as to not set off the air bags.
Pull the hood-release mechanism to the left of the steering wheel. Open the hood.
Remove the battery's negative-terminal cable with a socket wrench.
Open the truck's glove box and remove all of its contents. Press in on the tabs on each side of the glove box in order to release it. Remove it from the dashboard.
Lower the truck's steering wheel as far as it can go. There is a steering wheel adjustment lever at the back of the steering wheel.
Remove the six nuts and six bolts along the edge of the dashboard, near the windshield. Once the nuts and bolts are removed, you can snap off the dashboard.
Pull on the dashboard to remove it from the vehicle. Assembly of the dashboard is the reverse of removal.
Items you will need
- Socket wrench
- "1995 Ford F-150 Owner's Guide"; Ford Motor Company; 1994
- "Haynes Repair Manual Ford F-150 1980 to 1996"; Haynes; 1997