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Light for odometer/compass/outside temp doesn't work

The light doesn't illuminate for the odometer on my f150 supercab. The aux 12v-ac receptacle also does not work. Is this a fuse? If so, which one?

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  • jj906 Jan 13, 2009

    My odometer/compass/outside temp. light doesn't work most of the time. Sometimes when the vehicle is in cold weather it will work. jj906@cox.net

  • thundermuff Feb 22, 2009

    I have a 2005 F150 SC and the aux outlets and compass/odometer light does not work. I changed a burned out fuse and was able to get my outlets to work again, however, the odometer light is still inop. The digital display works, just the light does not come on, so at night I am unable to read.

  • thundermuff Apr 16, 2009

    I posted previously about having the same problem with the odometer light being out. I must of had a loose connection somewhere, I hit the right side of the dash on top and the light came back on. My intent was to see if I could see any of the other lights flicker or maybe hear anything that might be loose before I ventured into taking the dash apart since I had already checked every fuse. Well the hit did the trick and the light came back on. I am guessing there still may be an underlying problem that caused the light to go out in the first place. Not a recommended fix, but it worked for me.

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    i was resetting the trip meter and i held the button down too long now the temp and the compass are gone and the word cal has replaced it how do i get it back i tried disconecting the battery but no good

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    my green odometer light is out on my 2006 f150 XLT

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    they all went out at the same time! hope is is a fuse. cant read the schematics online. too small and blurry

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It could very well be a fuse or the relay the fuse box is usually located under the dash on the driver side and the relay box is usually under the hood on the drivers side or near the front each will have a cover that will tell you what goes to what and if you have an owners manual check in there also under fuses and relays and it can also tell you which is for what

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