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Old 02-10-2011, 02:46 PM
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Default low fuel light

On my 03 ranger I don't have a light to tell me when the fuel is low no big deal just have to keep an eye on it,but I was wondering how hard is it to wire up? and where do I run it to?.
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Old 02-10-2011, 02:49 PM
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Default Re: low fuel light

Are you sure? I thought 03's had them. Maybe you have one and the bulb has never worked? If not I would suggest an Ultragauge, it can tell you fuel levels along with tons of other useful gauges.
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Default Re: low fuel light

Many Fords, including Rangers have a Check Gage light which is a triple duty light for low fuel, high temperature, and low oil pressure, the voltmeter has it's own light. Not sure what year they started doing it that way, I want to say 1995...
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Old 02-10-2011, 07:49 PM
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lol that's old school no check engine light, reminds me of my dad's of 1990 Nissan pick up. Had no tach, no gas light, I don't even think it had a temp guage lol, it just had speedo and gas gauge and that's it, now that is a truck with no options lol. didn't even have cassette, just radio
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Old 02-10-2011, 08:13 PM
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Im pretty sure all rangers 95-04 have the check gauge light as the low fuel warning. im not sure if that changed with the 05+ models when they changed the gauge cluster around
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Old 02-10-2011, 09:33 PM
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Default Re: low fuel light

Not all rangers have the fuel light. I know mine doesn't because I have completely run out of fuel without any lights going off and I've looked at my cluster and I don't see a spot for it even if a light was burnt out
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Not all rangers have the fuel light. I know mine doesn't because I have completely run out of fuel without any lights going off and I've looked at my cluster and I don't see a spot for it even if a light was burnt out
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im pretty sure all rangers 95-04 have the check gauge light as the low fuel warning. Im not sure if that changed with the 05+ models when they changed the gauge cluster around
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Default Re: low fuel light

My 01 has the "Check Gauge" when I'm low on gas....its like alyways on. =[
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Old 02-11-2011, 09:53 AM
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Default Re: low fuel light

Thanks for everyone reply.I think it's strange that an 03 dosent have that light! the trim line I have is xlt so yes thats makes it more strange since I have everything eles is power.
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Old 02-11-2011, 02:53 PM
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Default Re: low fuel light

The '03 most certainly does have the "check gage" light as described above. If yours doesn't come on, it is probably just a burned out bulb in the dash.
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