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Ford EcoSport Dome & Map Light Bulbs Replacement Guide
How to change a burnt out dome or map light bulb in a 2nd generation 2013 to 2021 Ford EcoSport SUV.

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2020 Ford EcoSport
Insert Screwdriver
Gently Pry Out Housing
This automotive maintenance tutorial was specifically written to assist owners of the second generation 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021 Ford EcoSport compact SUV in changing a burnt out dome or map light bulb in the overhead console.

Owners of other Ford or Lincoln vehicles such as the Fiesta, B-Max, Escape, Edge, Bronco Sport, Explorer, Expedition, Transit, Focus, Mondeo, S-Max, Puma, Kuga, Endura, Everest, Ka, Figo, Endeavour, Aviator, Corsair, Nautilus and Navigator may also find these DIY instructions to be helpful.

The compatible replacement miniature wedge base light bulb part number is 2825 (also known as W5W) which is available from various manufacturers such as Sylvania, GE, Toshiba, Bosch and Philips.

If you'd like to have brighter dome and map lights, install some 2825 LED bulbs.

The only tool needed to access and replace the bulbs is either a flat head screwdriver or a plastic pry bar tool.

To prevent from scratching the plastic surfaces, you can either wrap your screwdriver in a thin micro fiber cloth or instead use a plastic trim panel removal tool.

Insert the blade of the flat head screwdriver in between the light housing and the overhead console.

Very gently and carefully pry out the light housing. Avoid using excessive force!


Release Retaining Clips
Pry Out Rear Edge
Light Housing Removed
You may need to remove and re-insert the screwdriver in several locations to fully release all of the retaining clips.

Once all of the clips have been released, lower the light housing assembly down out of the overhead console.

There are three round black plastic bulb sockets.

The socket in the middle contains the "dome" light bulb. The left and right side sockets contain the map light bulbs.

Three Black Bulb Sockets
1/4 Turn Counterclockwise
Pull Out Bulb Socket
Gently rotate the base of the bulb socket 1/4 turn in the counterclockwise direction before pulling it straight out of the housing.
Bulb Socket Removed
Pull Out Old Light Bulb
Old Bulb Removed
If the old light bulb was recently turned on, be careful when you remove it. The old bulb might still be hot enough to burn your fingers.

Pull the old light bulb straight out of the socket.

The OEM (original equipment manufacturer) part number of the miniature wedge base light bulbs in this 2020 EcoSport was "W5W".

Push In New Light Bulb
Empty Bulb Housing
1/4 Turn Clockwise - Lock
Push a new number 2825 light bulb straight into the socket.

If you'd like to have brighter dome and map lights, install some compatible replacement 2825 LED bulbs.

Re-insert the bulb socket into the housing and rotate it 1/4 turn in the clockwise direction to secure it into place.

Tip - If you installed an LED bulb, I recommend testing it before you replace the light housing. If the bulb doesn't work, remove it from the socket, rotate it 180 degrees and push it back into the socket. Some LED bulbs are "polarized" and only work when the "+" positive and "-" negative electrical contacts are in the correct orientation.

Hole - Overhead Console
Re-Insert Wires First
Push In Light Housing
Line up the light housing with the opening in the overhead console.

Re-insert the wires first.

Then gently push the housing up into the overhead console to secure the retaining clips.

Pop In Retaining Clips
Press On / Off Switches
Test New Light Bulbs
You should feel or hear the retaining clips "click" securely into place.

Double check that the light housing is flush with the overhead console at every edge.

To test the new light bulbs again, press the "On / Off" switches.

Be sure to write down the bulb change in your vehicle's service records.

For more, check out all of the 2013-2021 Ford EcoSport DIY Repair & Maintenance Guides.

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