The said bring it in immediately but before we hung up they wanted to see it if would start. Spouse removed rubber liner with screwdriver which exposed pin hole with sparks shooting outward which in turn produced a fire in the center console. The electrical components failed, such as the radio, blowers, windows, airbags, and all of the safety equipment. Remove the ignition switch and column shroud and look for a bare wire. The first time have been able to determine that both parts needed to be replaced the first time? The service dealer did not state why the panel was no longer working.
It would only act up when it was very cold out 10 to -5 degrees it did this to me for about a week and then it just stuck into 4 low and now won't come out. Because I work at a ford dealer , you have a short to ground somewhere in the insturment cluster or wiring. Adding insult to injury, the 2002-2005 Explorer also has a massive problem with the. Cost too much for diagnostic's! Windows would not roll down, the 4x4 would not work, the paddle lights would not work, etc. Engine compartment fuse box The power distribution box is located in the engine compartment Auxiliary relay box The relay box is located on the front right fender well Rear Relay Box The relay box is located on the rear passenger side quarter trim panel. I lose the instrument cluster all gauges and there is no throttle response. The car has been in three shops and it is driving me crazy.
It has one fuse to audio or a radio while the room fuse also have to do with the radio too. The first time have been able to determine that both parts needed to be replaced the first time? Normally when i'm about to crank the engine, I can see all the icons on the dashboard lighted. Had to remove the keft kick panel and there was a yellow wire coming from the lower harness up toward the dash. Two hours later they said they believed the problem to be the instrument cluster. Driver immediately turned key to off position and called spouse to report failure. It would grind and slip. Employee from ups reached vehicle with fire extingiusher and stopped fire from spreading to other areas of vehicle.
Spouse turned key back to off position immediately then smoke started coming from under that area of center console. The technician tried to stop the noise by changing out the fuses, which wasn't the problem. One is up high, another in the middle, and the third at the bottom. The electrical components failed, such as the radio, blowers, windows, airbags, and all of the safety equipment. Adding insult to injury, the 2002-2005 Explorer also has a massive problem with the.
The instrument cluster fuse keeps blowing, I took the truck into Ford and all they did was replace the fuse. The 4 low button would just kick in by its self. They connected my car up to the computer for diagnosis, then checked and replaced fuses trying to assess the problem. Spouse entered vehicle inspecting position of gear shift lever and transmission indicator for proper park position with no unusual findings. I checked the fuse that is supposed to correspond with the circuit and it appears to be fine. . The call was passed around the department and no one could figure it out.
After a while of trying to get it into gear it would go. Good Luck Sep 25, 2008. I was told to turn the car off and to their surprise I said I had not turned it on. Additionally the check gauge, check brakes and the battery icon are all lit up. Then carefully pull the bulb straight out of the socket. Once they say its done I go and get into the car and notice that the paddle lights on the vehicle still don't work and the interior lights are not working either.
However, that same day when I turned the car off and then turned it back on for later use none of the instrument gauges worked. Then it would not go into gear. The procedure described in the manual actually applies to the Ford Explorer or Ford Explorer Sport, but not the Sport Trac. I called the dealer and asked for service and asked them to hear the noise over the phone. I'm sure there must be a short somewhere, but it does it while I'm just driving down the street so it doesnt make sense.
Evidently it is a problem getting the dash electrical connectors to properly seat. You must have not wanted work done they suggested. Spouse attempted to stop fire with no success then exited vehicle to break off red cable at battery termination in attempt to stop fire. Spouse entered vehicle inspecting position of gear shift lever and transmission indicator for proper park position with no unusual findings. Electrical problem 2002 Ford Explorer 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic Hello everyone, I have a problem with my 2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac, my instrument cluster backlights do not luminate when I turn on my headlights. Employee from ups reached vehicle with fire extingiusher and stopped fire from spreading to other areas of vehicle. Sounds like a wire for the od button is shorting out in the steering column.