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Old 06-04-2011, 06:06 PM
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Default im a little confused!

third time i have posted this and i will be as clear as possible.

My speedometer does not work EXCEPT for cold mornings and i have no clue why only then???(its accurate too, based off my rpms, thats how i tell my speed lol)

None of my gauge lights work or my hvac lights nothing BUT my high beam 4x4 and so on works???

Also my brake light above the bed is not working? nor any of my reverse lights?(i think i need to look into this one more)

but i have this stupid head unit in and i know nothing of electrical and i was wondering if possibly the wiring has thrown off some of the others i mean im stumped the ford dealership told me they wanted 300$ when it was all said and done? but ill hold my 3 bills until then....im frustrated with this
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Old 06-04-2011, 06:09 PM
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Did you put the radio in yourself? Have these lights always been like this?
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Old 06-04-2011, 06:14 PM
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Did you put the radio in yourself? Have these lights always been like this?
no i did not i was screwed over by the previous owner but we didnt think it would be this confusing, and yes they have.
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Old 06-05-2011, 06:00 AM
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You have checked all the fuses?

You have verified that the wires are not crossed. Positive to a negative?
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Old 06-05-2011, 07:48 AM
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You have checked all the fuses?

You have verified that the wires are not crossed. Positive to a negative?
checked all the fuses. but no i dont know how to do that or where to look to be honest.
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Old 06-05-2011, 01:53 PM
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Default Re: im a little confused!

try to check the power wire to the head unit to see were they took the power from that may be the problem. If you want to take a ride to Myrtle Beach I would be more than happy to try to help you.
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Old 06-05-2011, 04:56 PM
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try to check the power wire to the head unit to see were they took the power from that may be the problem. If you want to take a ride to Myrtle Beach I would be more than happy to try to help you.
i will actually be at oak island about 45 mins above you tomorrow until thursday, then im coming home but then im coming back with the ranger on saturday for a week,
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Old 06-05-2011, 05:02 PM
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look in the manual and check the fuses for the guages and reverse lights. replace if broken.
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Old 06-05-2011, 05:18 PM
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look in the manual and check the fuses for the guages and reverse lights. replace if broken.
did both all checks out right
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Old 06-24-2011, 03:40 PM
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Default Re: im a little confused!

find a wiring diagram . buy yourself a voltmeter( with conductivity test option)

the best you can do is check all the wiring check( battery unplugged ) all the positive wires to ground ( see if there is a short with a ground wire or ground itself) check that each connectors doesn't have connectivity with another one ( positive to positive short) also its possible that a circuit is burned that is whats next after ... that has to be check with dealer or a electronically qualified person )
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