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Old 12-07-2010, 04:12 PM
goofin goofin is offline
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Default got a gremlin in the ranger

wife was following me and noticed that my back up lights come on when i hit the brakes. Ive also noticed with the engine off and key out of the switch the instrument panel lights up and the chime goes off for a few seconds.
there is a trailer plug conection on the rear, maybe thats going nuts or is there something else?
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Old 12-07-2010, 08:13 PM
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Default Re: got a gremlin in the ranger

you havent serviced the tail lights lately have you? mabye the brake light is in the back up lights spot?
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Old 12-07-2010, 08:31 PM
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Default Re: got a gremlin in the ranger

no and when i put it in reverse the black ups work fine. looks like its going to be a weekend project.
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Old 12-11-2010, 01:42 PM
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Default Re: got a gremlin in the ranger

it was the trailer wiring plug in devise. removed it, popped the harness back together and works like its supposed too
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Mustang rear disc brake swap, electric fan conversion no more headers
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Old 12-12-2010, 12:30 PM
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Default Re: got a gremlin in the ranger

Check all grounds, meaning clean them.
10-1 it fixes the problem
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