Question about 2002 Ford F250 Super Duty SuperCab

1 Answer

Instrument cluster not working and truck wont go

I have a problem withe the fuse blowing causing the instrument cluster to blow and the truck will lose power. Although it stays on and idles good it does not have any powe Ford replaced a gasket on my transfer case and ever since when I turn the O/D on or off I blow the same fuse. The O/D light was flashing when I took it to the dealer in the first place but they said nothing was wrong and I have it back in the shop two more times. 2003 F350 4X4 Diesel.

Posted by on

  • naught758 Nov 08, 2008

    I pused the button to turn off the overdrive and the instrument lights went out and the truck will only idle.

×

1 Answer

The 2002 F-250 PStroke 4x4 had the instument lamps poping the fuse intermittently .
Turned out to be a wire getting pinched btween the emergency brake lever and the release stop .
Had to remove the keft kick panel and there was a yellow wire coming from the lower harness up toward the dash . the wire was pinched /hung up in the emergency brake mechanism . Good Luck

Posted on Oct 14, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

1989 chevy s10 ignition/gages fuse keeps blowing


If you think there is a problem with instrument cluster, unplug the instrument cluster, see if it still blows the fuse. Could be a wiring circuit problem, somewhere? Maybe fuse box issue?
Sometimes, I use a test light in place of the fuse, to keep from blowing all my fuses. If the test light comes on, the circuit is going to ground, somewhere. If the instrument cluster is unplugged, then hopefully, that is ruled out.

Oct 12, 2016 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Instrument Panel keeps blowing fuses


It isn't the ground; if you lost the ground, it wouldn't be blowing fuses-it wouldn't be doing anything.
There may be a short in the panel, or in the wiring to it. You will need to pull the instrument cluster out to investigate. If the wiring and connectors look good, probably need a new cluster.

Dec 29, 2013 | 1994 Jeep Wrangler

1 Answer

2001 ford escape interior instrument cluster and rear fuse keeps blowing. Have changed it three times in a week. Works for a bit then blows again.


There is an electrical fault that causes the fuse to blow. Maybe a wire has chafed against the metal body and vibrations causes it to short out the fuse. This requires checking the wiring from the instrument cluster to the fuse box for worn insulation etc.

Feb 06, 2013 | 2001 Ford Escape

1 Answer

Insturmentation panel lights fuse blows when i start car


Try to remove the instrument panel and disconnect the harness to see if doing that gets rid of the blown fuse when starting the car. If it does, then the instrument panel should be replaced with another. If the fuse still blows when starting, then there is a wire shorted to ground somewhere.
---
Instruments and Switches Instrument Cluster Removal & Installation To Remove:
  1. Remove the instrument cluster trim plate.
  2. Remove the instrument cluster mounting screws.
  3. Rotate the instrument cluster rearward and lift up on the top of the cluster in order to disengage the locating pins.
  4. Disconnect the electrical connectors from the instrument cluster.
  5. Remove the instrument cluster.
To Install:
  1. Connect the electrical connectors to the instrument cluster.
  2. Position the locating pins to the holes in the instrument panel.
  3. Install the instrument cluster by rotating the top inward.
  4. Install the mounting screws.
  5. Install the trim plate.
prev.gif next.gif

Nov 09, 2010 | 2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE

1 Answer

Hello, Im a US Marine and dont know alot about automotive but Im not completly numb... My father in-laws 2003 4x4 dodge pick has been blowing fuse #18 which when blown or removed the dash lights go out......


That fuse also supplies illumination to the radio, hvac controller, cup holder and cigarette tray. I think the best thing to do is start unplugging each one of these until the fuse stops blowing. Then plug the last think in that you unplugged to make sure that makes the fuse blow. If you suspect the instrument cluster start with that first.

Sep 28, 2010 | 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 2WD

2 Answers

My 96 blazer keeps blowing gauge fuse which is a 10 amp but it has also blown 30 amp fuses,please help


unplug the instrument cluster. If it now does not blow, replace the instrument cluster. If it stll blows then you need to trace the wire in the loom looking for where it touches metal or have several wires melted together.

Mar 19, 2010 | 1996 Chevrolet Blazer

1 Answer

Fuse blows for instrument cluster on 97 toyota camry


U HAVE A SHORTED POWER WINDOW MOTOR CIRCUIT, START BY DISCONNECTING THE WIRING TO THE DRIVERS DOOR AND SEE IF IT GOES AWAY.

Jun 29, 2009 | 1998 Toyota Camry

2 Answers

Instrument cluster not working and truck wont go


I had the same issue with my 2002 F250 7.3 L. The overdrive switch was shorting the circuit due to exposed wires in the steering colum. I replaced the switch and resolved the problem.

Aug 04, 2008 | 2002 Ford F250 Super Duty SuperCab

Not finding what you are looking for?
2002 Ford F250 Super Duty SuperCab Logo

672 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Ford Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

63990 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

21990 Answers

Fordexpert

Level 3 Expert

5331 Answers

Are you a Ford Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...