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GEAR SHIFT INDICATOR LIGHT 2006 FORD EXPLORER

THE GEAR SHIFT INDICATOR LIGHT ON MY 2006 FORD EXPLORER DOES NOT LIGHT UP WHEN I TURN ON THE LIGHTS AT NIGHT. I TOOK IT TO THE FORD DEALER AND THEY SAID THAT IT IS NOT A SERVICEABLE ITEM AND ARE UNSURE HOW TO FIX IT. ANY IDEAS??

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  • Anonymous Feb 07, 2009

    thought there would be a fuse I could change but can't seem to find any answers online

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    gear are not shifting smoothly

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I had the same problem. They need to change the whole shift indicator assembly. Had mine fixed inn 30 minutes

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I had the same problem with my '06 XLT and at the same time my fog lights were not working. I checked the fuses and relays(there is a fuse and a relay)for the fog lights and although neither was bad reseating them fixed the fog lights and the shift indicator light

Posted on Jun 08, 2009

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Disconnect the light bulb from the PRNDL bezel. an replace .

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LOOKING FOR A NEUTRAL TOW KIT FORD EXPLORER V8 #6L2Z 7H332 A OR JUST THE NEUTRAL SWITCH PART OF THE KIT #6L2Z 7A247 A


The neutral tow kit is nothing more than a LED to indicate that the transfer case is in neutral. I installed my own LED and had the dealership download the program. This is for 2001 - 2005. The tow indicator light plugs into the small green connector under the steering wheel. I cut the connector off and installed straight line wire connectors and hooked it up to the LED. I had the dealer confirm that following the sequence of steps the transfer case was in neutral. Make sure the vehicle is secured (won't roll away)
1. have the engine running
2. put the shift level into neutral
3. turn the key back one position (off but not locked)
4. indicator light wil come on and then turn off
5. press the brake and the 4X4 auto button for about 5 seconds
6. the indicator light will flash 4 times and then stay on
7. release the brake and the 4X4 button
8. transfer case is in neutral

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2006 Ford Explorer


I would check the wiring at the plug going into the brake light switch at the pedal.If there is a bad contact there it won't shift out of park and also you'll be having an intermittent brake light problem you aren't aware of while you're driving.

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Won't shift out of park


check to make sure you have brake lights when trying to shift if not check the brake lamp switch if it is ok you might need a shift interlock solenoid

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My overdrive light is flashing indicating the overdrive is off


this could mean there is a problem with the transmission,but most times when OD light is flashing it is because the wiring to the OD switch is broken.
is the OD switch on the end of the gear shift lever ?
or does your vehicle have the shifter on console between seats ?

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