Question about 2005 Ford Focus

1 Answer

O5 focus dash won't work and red charging light comes on

I was driving home last night and lost my whole dash cluster speed milage temp and gas guage, but a red half lit battery light was blinking. I think I need an altinator but want to comfer with someone out there that may have had the same problem.
Thanks

Posted by on

  • 3 more comments 
  • Anonymous Dec 16, 2008

    We just had the same problem during a test drive of a zx4 st. They replaced the alternator.

  • Letme002 Dec 31, 2008

    I just had thesame problem and had my battery checked and it had two bad cells, but the battery light is still staying on.

  • kevin caine Jan 01, 2009

    I had my battery and alternator checked and there was no problem but a lot of corrosion on the negative post so they cleaned the post and the light was still on for a few days so I took it for a long drive and the light finally went off and the lights been off for the last two weeks! I figured the Battery must of needed a charging.

  • kevin caine Jan 02, 2009

    Check with a test light the grids on the window there could be a cut or break and if so it is a pretty easy fix with a metalic solution

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    stereo and door lights stayed on

×

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

I just had the sameproblem with my 2005 Focus, had the battery checked. Only to find out it had two dead cells, but my battery light is still staying on.

Posted on Dec 31, 2008

  • Letme002 Dec 31, 2008

    Thank you for your help

  • Letme002 Jan 01, 2009

    I have a problem with my rear window deforster working the switch shows it is on but will not deforst the back window.

×

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

My 1995 Honda civic dash cluster went out


sounds like your instrument cluster went bad, try a salvage yard and install a used cluster, normal price is $100.00 to $150.00, also might check on ebay

Sep 03, 2012 | 1995 Honda Civic

1 Answer

All of the lights have gone out on my dash. I can't see the speed, or gas guage, etc. when driving at night. I have a 202 Ford Taurus.


My dash lights are not working, this is the lights around the speedometer and the gas register. Can ypu tell me what I need to do.

Oct 18, 2010 | 2002 Ford Taurus

1 Answer

Have 99 Dodge Caravan The Cluster is not working ( speed milage, shift pattern speed ometer, temp and fuel gauge. Is there a fuse for all or what do I look for the problem? The fuses all look...


with they key on whack the top of dash with the palm of your hand. Do this several times. If the instrument cluster come alive than you have bad solder joints at the main connector for the instrument cluster. The cluster will need to be removed from the dash and then disassembled. The broken solder joint(s) will be visible and can be re-flowed with a soldering iron.

Here are some pictures of the last one I fixed. You can see the ring around this joint this one happens to be the main ground for the instrument cluster.
9196395.jpg9a0f722.jpg

Oct 17, 2010 | 1999 Dodge Caravan

1 Answer

My wife was driving our 2000 town and country 3.8 ltr home , and the dash cluster, and the info cluster quit working? the outside temp works, but no gas guage, mileage, engine temp etc...I reset the...


best guess is that you lost ground to the cluster, start at the battery and dissassemble the grounds and clean them, nest step is to locate the grounds under the dash, good luck

Jul 27, 2010 | 2000 Chrysler Town & Country

1 Answer

No lights, no dashlights, windshield wipers, speedometer, milage,gas guage, temp, no running lights, took to electrician said it was the computers program, asked dealer said program is impossible to loose,...


I've dealt with this plenty. It's the speedo head cluster. Bang on the top of the dash just above the steering wheel. Hard, but not hard enough to break anything. If it comes back on. Then you'll have to remove the speedo cluster and either spot solder the connections that are cracked, or replace it.

Feb 04, 2010 | 1998 Plymouth Voyager

1 Answer

All instrument cluster guages inop (speedometer, odometer, fuel, temp) may click on intermittently but will not work for long (ex. clicked on last night after driving about 30 miles, worked for 4 miles and...


sounds like the instrument cluster is failing or you have a loose wire issue. The dash will need be opened up to inspect the connector for proper voltage.
Modulemaster.com can rebuild the cluster but the car will out of service for a week or 2. This is just an option over the high price the dealer will want.

Dec 10, 2009 | 2003 Buick Century

1 Answer

Gage cluster not working and buzzing noise from gage cluster area


them guages do give trouble..id say you need to replace the whole cluster to solve the problem..get one with low milage ina breakers yard ,,way cheaper too

Apr 25, 2009 | 1994 BMW 3 Series

1 Answer

2004 Pontiac Grand Prix - lost all gauges on dash


Check under the dash below the cluster/dash area for a disconnected/broken wire.

Mar 27, 2009 | 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix

10 Answers

2003 Chevy 2500HD Dash Gauges not working


In my case, simply removing and reseating the IPC/DIC fuse restored the gauges to full functionality.

Oct 16, 2008 | 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD

Not finding what you are looking for?
2005 Ford Focus Logo

Related Topics:

227 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Ford Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

61037 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

21949 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...