Did not completely fix the heat and cold air on passenger, incl reset, fuse 15. Is the red brake light staying illuminated on your Ford dash? The Manufacturer Was Notified Of The Failure. The Manufacturer Was Not Notified Of The Failure. The Contact Took The Vehicle Back To The Dealer, But They Did Not Assist In Remedying The Failure. Gain assurance from over 17 years of professional auto repair experience when repairing or rebuilding your specific instrument cluster. The Contact Stated That The Failure Only Occurred When Driving From A Complete Stop Or When Decreasing In Speed.
I did notice a similar thing happen to my car about a year and a half ago, but at that time the only thing that happened was the speedometer dropped from about 55 mph to 0 a few times within 5-10 seconds but it did not try to shift to a lower gear like this time when the speedometer and rpm indicators quit on me while in operation. The Wrench Icon Warning Light Illuminated. There was white corrosion on the circuit boards underneath the wiring harness causing this exact issue. Background On Vehicle Cluster Is Silver And The Illuminated Numbers Are Neon Green. Loose connector, repaired under warrantee 6000 mi The motorized memory pedals were not remembering their position. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. The contact stated that while driving approximately 40 mph, the vehicle failed to accelerate then stalled.
The Vehicle Was Taken To The Dealer At Sunset ford, Orlando, Fl Where The Failure Could Not Be Duplicated. The failure mileage was 58,000. The vehicle was towed to an independent mechanic who stated that the computer, six coils, and the spark plugs would have to be replaced. The Cluster Was Replaced, But The Failure Recurred. Ordered 1 from a Ford dealer which took a week to come in. Instrument cluster problems appear as intermittently blank screen The dead instrument cluster symptoms appear and the cluster goes blank intermittently. The contact took the vehicle back to the dealer and the dealer stated the instrument cluster was faulty and needed to be replaced again.
The manufacturer was contacted and agreed with the dealer. I ended up driving home on I-95 without a speedometer. However, the airbag light was lit. Semi truck put up huge plumes of blue smoke from tires burning on dry pavement. The failure mileage was 180,000.
The contact stated that after experiencing a problem with the windshield wipers, she realized that smoke was being emitted from under the wipers. While driving various speeds, the vehicle stalled without warning on numerous occasions. You want to make sure that your Ford cluster repair is done by a company that has experience and knowledge in preforming these repairs. The Car Is Brand New only 6,000 Miles On It. Replaced the dorman unit I installed last year. Blend door actuator motor replaced.
July 27, 2009 Vehicle Was Taken To Power ford In Valencia For Standard Service A Week Ago. Our Dealer Is Willing To Work With Us But ford Will Not. The problem and the light would eventually return. Icon Which Means There Is A Problem With Tires. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. The failure mileage was 150.
Got in the car, started it up and found that the entire cluster was out. The contact stated that the instrument panel indicators constantly flash. It would finally go out completely and I could hit the dashboard to get it to come back on. Replaced under shop's warranty because it was replaced last year during wiper washer repair. Replaced switch first 2 trips.
The contact stated the vehicle stalls while driving 30 mph. When I restarted the engine, the problem went away, but the car was still in the higher gear, so it lugged along the side for a second until it reached 20 mph to merge and then shifted roughly and is apparently now driving fine. The Contact Purchased An Angle Mirror In An Attempt To Have The Light Reflect Off Of It; However, That Did Not Help. My Ford instrument panel is back functioning in good form. June 06, 2010 When Starting My 2008 ford F-250 I Began Having To Try It More Than Once, Which Was Very Unusual For My Truck. A couple of days later I noticed that the speedometer was not working correctly. The contact stated that the gear shifter required excessive force when attempted to shift out of park.
I have had no problems since. Where to get the updated software Any Ford dealer or independent repair shop that offers software updating services can reprogram the instrument cluster. Now not only my wrench light but my engine light also goes on and it returns every day after resetting it. Most of the time required was for shipping. The contact stated that the speedometer also displayed the incorrect speed. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where the technician was unable to diagnose the failure. I will not fix this yet.