Vehicle was purchased on 20040104. The approximate failure mileage was 120,000. The contact stated that during the entire winter season, when she would close the two passenger doors, they would pop back open. It's definitely a very serious installation error. Since Then The Following Has Been Done: Fuel Filter Replaced, Maf Sensor Cleaned And The Iac Valve Inspected. We Are Able To Replicate This Issue. I started messing with looking for a short and I found a bare spot on the cable for the overdrive switch just before it enters the shift arm.
When He Activated The Cruise Control While Driving, It Deactivated Itself Without Warning. Also When He Would Turn On The Turn Signals, The Automatic Warning System Would Make An Alarm Noise And Blink Until The Turn Signal Would Cut Off. Maybe this will be of some help to somebody in the future and they can find this subject by searching. The contact stated that the vehicle caught fire while parked in the driveway. The Manufacturer Was Notified Of The Failure. I need you to remove the hose to the throttle body to expose the plate. Heaven forbid someone loses their life.
The Vehicle Was Not Taken To A Dealer For A Diagnostic. The manufacturer stated that they were not liable for the repairs. Lastly, The Aesthetic Piece On The Lower Half Of The Hatch-back Had Cracked And Separated From The Vehicle. She also stated that the check engine light illuminates and was told that this was due to the fuel injection. Each Time I Have Been Able To Pull Over Safely And Start The Vehicle Again.
Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. I don't know why fuse 45 controls power to the instrument cluster gauges. Now In January 2008, Was Driving And Truck Just Stopped On A Hill With Traffic Coming Up, Large Diesel Truck, Almost Causing An Really Bad Accident. Nov 01, 2004 Complete Failure Of The Gauge Pod, Radio, Interior Lights, Power Windows At 2,300 Miles. July 13, 2005 The Issue I Am Encountering With My ford 2004 Is On Several Occasion While Driving The Fail Safe Indicator Came On And Shuts The Entire Vehicle Down. The contact stated that the radio light has been illuminating intermittently for the past year.
The fire spread from the instrument panel to the radiator and finally to the rear of the vehicle. Although I Only Have Six Tag Numbers Right Now, I Know That Their Are Many More Trucks With This Problem. Answered on Mar 05, 2019 Could be the gauge also , which means the instrument cluster would have to be repaced. The first time this occurred was November 27, 2009 and again yesterday, January 3, 2010. I Took It Back To Dealer Three Times For Same Things. It Has Happened 5 Times In The Last 5 Months.
The Automatic Transmission Appeared To Lose Fluid, When He Shifted Into Reverse. At 35,558 Miles The Lower Ball Joint Had To Be Replaced. Vehicle was purchased on 20050201. He Took The Vehicle Back To The Dealership And Was Advised That There Was An electrical Failure. The Contact Was Driving 2 Mph In Reverse When The Back Up Sensor Failed And The Contact Crashed Into Another Vehicle. The Consumer Experienced A Problem With The Cruise Control.
Two Minutes Later, The Vehicle Restarted Automatically. Beyond the simple things, unless you fix cars for a living, it may cost you more to fix it you self than to bring it to a pro. You have no idea of the electronic's involved here. A couple of things come to mind. Lastly if all that fails send the cluster out for repair.
Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. I Have Also Had To Have My Heating And Air Replaced. Sept 20, 2011 Cruise Control Is Intermittent, Sometimes Accelerates Unexpectedly Especially When Pushing The Button To Turn It Off. The failure mileage was 16 and current mileage was 12,600. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.
Dealership has examined vehicle and determined there was water in the electrical system. I've never heard of it causing that much havoc though. Checked fuses and they are ok. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. I seen your post tonight as you did I checked the alt. Read somewhere that it could be the dimmer switch? The fire department stated that the fire may have been caused by an electrical source from the engine. I am almost 6 months pregnant and transport 4 young children to and from school.