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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.

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  • 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



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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.

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  • 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.



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