I had my radiator replaced last month and the day after I got it back from the shop the instrument cluster died sort of. It lasted for about a week and again the fuses blew for the dashboard and power windows, I changed the fuses again but as soon as I started the car they would blow again. But the assembly was hard to take apart and I didn t want to break it. I also have the memory position that is not working since it controls both the pedals and seat. Once the motors starts failing the resistance cooks the wires and results in blown fuses. As of October 3, 2008, the vehicle has not been repaired. I got it towed home, and opened the steering column and noticed that the overdrive button wire had burned.
So I went online and did some research on Ford Explorers and its electronics. When you hit on something of low ohms, you've isolated the problem to a smaller area, and can keep tracing that wiring back to the fuse box to find your short. At that point I was at least able to put my window up. Position 18 25A - Drivers Unlock Relay, All Unlock Relay, All Lock Relay, Power Seats May 28, 2017 this is a common problem if you use the seat heater alot. I noticed that there wasn't a electrical connector to the vanity mirror lights when I disconnected them earlier, unless they are under the headliner somewhere.
She replaced the fuse at least four times within two months. If it does, I'd add something more abrasion resistant to protect the wires. My Instrument Cluster won't Illuminate - YouTube. If the switch was totally disconnected when you did this, it tells me the problem is in the cluster or stereo backlighting. The contact stated that the front windshield wipers, interior lights and all four windows failed. See the email I recently copied your department for full explanation of this incident.
. There is a green connector close to the dash. Can anyone tell me what might be wrong? It was a cheap buy, previously fleet maintained with only 120k. One under the hood in the rear drivers side corner, under a black plastic cover. Great work truck, but I am finding that these had a lot of wiring problems.
Do any of your lights work? The consumer states that the left turn signal was placed on, and stayed on for about 10 seconds and stopped blinking, but the arrow left was still illuminated. I'm assuming there was a loose wire so I taped the button to keep the overdrive off. It is very easy to replace. So the passenger vanity mirror was the problem. Check fuses 1 and 18 as they cover the power seat functions. There is an exposed electrical panel behind the drivers seat. Not to be pessimistic but I wonder how long the tape will last before the lever tube rubs through it again? And other times they happen when you switch the cluster.
I have it in now and as long as I keep it half way down the fuse doesn't blow. She had the cruise control set at 35 mph while going up a hill, but was pulled over by the police, and they stated she was going approximately 65 mph. Three weeks later it occurred again. If it blows, you probably have a wiring issue, not a switch issue. When I tried starting the vehicle off the auxiliary battery for a test everything went out for 2 seconds, I heard a click from the engine compartment, and everything than came back on. You can view an online version of t … he owners manual currently for.
The next day I was driving, and the truck died at a stoplight. But know since I removed the drivers door unlock relay. Pull off the cover to access the fuse block. I dont think its the motor or the seat switch since the pedals and seat went out at the same time. On a 1998 Ford Explorer, there is a 30 amp maxi-fuse in location 4 of the. The switch has a red body.
I have a 2003 F550 6L diesel flatbed truck. Increasing the dimmer increases the current draw and a problem on the circuit or the switch would manifest itself exactly the same. . Actually checked every fuse in the vehicle in both fuse panels and all are intact. What could be causing this issue? Thanks for additional info, I did need to remove the knee panels from the lower dash and then was able to remove the covers on the steering column.
I have a few ideas in mind that could be causing this behavior. I spent 5hrs at the dealership and they couldn't figure out what was wrong with the car. I assumed it was the motor that has gone bad, but suddenly about a month later the window started to work again. The truck operates ok, however the blower fan quits and the passenger air bag light shows up on in the instrument panel. In your case select 2003.
That auxiliary relay box 2 should be located under the hood. The other is inside the car, inside the end panel of the dash. Noticed he blew a radio fuse but nothing else until yesterday. Posted on Jul 11, 2008 F1. As a note, I have a brand new battery, brand new alternator, brand new 3 pin wiring harness.