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post #16 of 21 (permalink) Old 04-27-2019, 05:21 PM
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Hello!

The Ford dealer in my area has ordered a new instrument cluster to replace the existing one. They will also be ordering the dual horn to replace the new one as long as their technician feels it is compatible. I did let them know what I have read regarding this "upgrade". They will be calling me in a week or so to set up an appointment. I will ask them to check any relevant connections for the dash before they "pull it". I will let you know the outcome.

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post #17 of 21 (permalink) Old 04-28-2019, 10:28 AM
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post #19 of 21 (permalink) Old 05-11-2019, 11:16 PM
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Hi Friends,

I just brought in my Bullitt for the new instrument cluster to be switched out. In addition, I had them order the dual horn to replace the clown horn that the car came with. Prior to them working on the Bullitt I said it has been three or so weeks since the dash lights came back on and I have not had a problem with the cluster going completely black. I ask the manager and tech to just check a few connections before they pulled the dash. Two hours later I received a call that he car was ready. When I picked up the car they said they decided to not change the dash although they did have a new one in stock. I said to myself that I think this is worth the gamble and if it should happen one more time I will switch it out. It will still be under warranty for another 36 months. The new horn was $30 plus a $62.50 installation fee. I could have gotten the horn online for about $18 but I didn't.Bottom line, I'm happy that I left the dash "as is" and hope if it does happen again it will be within the warranty period.
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post #20 of 21 (permalink) Old 05-12-2019, 08:35 AM

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If your Bullitt was built from November 5th to January 15th, the cluster has been recalled. Maybe yours is one of the ones affected? https://www.mustang6g.com/forums/thr...c-2019.117300/
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post #21 of 21 (permalink) Old 05-13-2019, 09:02 PM
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I appreciate the communication.
I just checked my BULLITT window sticker and it reads 10/1/18 FLAT ROCK.
The recall notice on the webpage cited is very interesting. It notes that the "Dealers will update the instrument panel cluster software". I have no idea how this is done. I thought that they would have just "switched out" clusters.
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