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Dashboard lights fuse melted/no dash lights

Was driving tonight and i kept seeing somrthing lighting up from my fuse box and then i started smelling somthing burning, i ptulled over and looked under at my fuse box and saw where the dash lite fuse had melted and now i have no dash lights.

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HI. Click here to view a troubleshooting page, that will help isolate the issue. The likely culprit will be the Flasher.

The flasher unit can be found under the dash panel attached to a bracket on the right side steering column opening reinforcement. On some models, the flasher plugs into the fuse panel.

The flasher can be removed by pressing the plastic retaining clip and pulling straight rearward. Align the new flasher housing with bracket and push forward until it snaps into the bracket

Click Here to view the fuse box layout picture.

The mounting of the fuse panel is either on the left side of the passenger compartment, under the dash, on the side kick panel or on the firewall to the left of the steering column. Certain models will have the fuse panel exposed while other models will have it covered with a removable trim cover.

Posted on Oct 26, 2009

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check the interior light dimmer

Posted on Nov 08, 2009

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I suggest check the 2001 Mercury Sable - Owners Manual (page 139 and next)...

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Hope help with this (remember rated and comment this).

Posted on Mar 08, 2010

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SOURCE: DPFE changed out burning smell

Check the fuel system, the pump and the fuel pressure regulator or Mass Air Flow Sensor. Evaporated emissions are the fumes that your fuel gives off. The pollution control system pulls them back into the intake to burn them off when you are running your engine. There is a vacuum line that is leaking between the fuel tank and the sensor that detects this or your gas cap is loose or leaking. It could also be a bad sensor which detects vacuum pressures from the tank. If everything has been check, then check inside the throttle by pulling off your Air pressure Intake then open the throttle by using screwdriver or any tools than can push in one the fuel control line to open, which is attach on the left side of the throttle. and if you look straight inside, you will see three hole. Then look by the bottom and you will see the two hole cover with black burned Oil. This means your fuel mixer (Throttle) is not pushing out air properly it gets clog , and the only way to get out is when you push the Gas peddle which is the burned gas will come all the way out to the Air Intake and it will circulate to any open area. If I was right about this! Your solution is to buy a Air Intake Cleaner or Carb-Throttle Cleaner. with the engine OFF, spray inside the throttle by using the red straw and point it to clean the two black clog hole. then wait for a about10 minutes or more to dry up cleaner after spraying the inside throttle. When you start the engine, black smoke will come out to the muffler. No worry this is normal to the engine, means the cleaner is burning and working to get out. Without cleaning the throttle body, the engine will soon stall, or stop without any giving warning light, because this means your A.C. Pressure Clutch and Idle Pully barring are NO longer working properly and maybe totally wormed out. You may also change the throttle position sensor. and check all your Gas and Oil Intake Hoses for a leak. hope this will help to solve your problem. P.S. You can also spray the Intake cleaner to your Intake Mass Air Flow Pressure Filter before putting it back to the throttle body.
If you have any more question you can email me at reginestacio@yahoo.com Take care and Good luck.


Posted on Sep 21, 2010

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First any loose tire or stroller is to blame ...however from the left rear door to the left rear side of tail light is the wire harness then splits off to each socket ..you test backward until tracking down the main hot red or blue or green wire.

Posted on Feb 22, 2011

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