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Hello from Brazil. I have a 2003 Focus, Zetec 1,8 engine. My battery light is on since all instruments on cluster changed position of pointers, covering all the scales. It happened 4 or 5 times in a row. No change on engine functioning was noted, AC was on and is running OK. There is start power now, everything is OK, except for the battery light still on. Battery has 12V aprox with engine turned off, same in idle. My car has 67K km with the original OEM battery. Should I bought a new battery ?

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IF IT IS 12 VOLTS AT IDLE YOUR ALTERNATOR IS NOT WORKING, (MIN OF 13.0 VOLTS) THAT IS WHY THE LIGHT IS ON

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  3. Remove the screws that secure the a/c heater control to the cluster bezel.
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Sounds like you have a power drain (small-amperage short) in the wiring going to your instrument cluster. The short has disabled some of your instrument cluster lights, but, since is has high resistance, it has not blown a fuse (since it draws to few amps). Once the current drain has wasted enough amperage, there's not enough left in the battery to start the car.
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1995-99 Models

See Figure 4
Fig. 4: Common instrument cluster found in 1995-97 "S" series Pick-ups.
(see illustration at end of message)

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Fuse Arrangement in Fuse Panel

Fuse colors


30 A - green
25 A - white
20 A - yellow
15 A - blue
10 A - red
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Fuse arrangement in fuse panel, behind instrument cluster, left
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20 - Right headlight, low beam 15A
21 - Left headlight, low beam 15A
22 - Sidemarker lights, right 5A
23 - Sidemarker lights, left 5A
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25 - Fresh air blower, air conditioning 25A
26 - Rear window defogger 25A
27 - Daytime running lights 10A
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31 - Automatic transmission 20A
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34 - Engine control 10A
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37 - Radio system 10A
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