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Engine light on, gas gauge stuck on empty but has full tank gas light on, doors ajar light on, rear brake lights and signals not working passenger doors wont unloock, I disconnected the battery waited a while and reconnected it and now everything is working fine? why did it do it in the first place?

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Possibly had a bad connection at battery if you had corrosion or loose terminals it would cause low voltage to car electrical system, if everything is working now then you eliminated problem when you reconnected battery

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First check fuses, next check computer error codes, To check the codes, take it to a local NAPA, Checker, or AutoZone and they will connect to a device that will display all error codes which will narrow down the exact problem if you didn't blow a fuse or two. It sounds like something in the computer fried if the fuses are fine. Tell me what codes come up and I can let you know what needs to be done otherwise I'm sure whatever place you go to will probably have the information for the various codes.

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It could be the fuel level sending unit is stuck or going out. It's in the gas tank.

Posted on Jun 09, 2008

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SOURCE: 1966 Ford Mustang Gas Guage not working

I had a similar problem. In my 1966 Mustang gas tank, the fuel pick-up was on a "float." My float developed a hole, filled with gasoline, and sank to the bottom of the tank, therefore, the gauge always read empty, but the car ran well. All the other gauges of course worked correctly. The repair was a relatively simple soldering job (after removing the float from the tank), but if that is indeed the problem, ensure all the gasoline is drained from the float before beginning the soldering job.

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SOURCE: 88 Ford F250 rear gas tank will not work

Sounds like the rear fuel pump in the tank is not working and the float or sender is bad also. check to see if the rear pump is working should make a humming noise.

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SOURCE: f 150 supercrew lariet 2001 lost instrument lights, brake lights

Removing a relay can cause all kinds of problems. The door ajar switch may have just need to be sprayed with a lubricant to unstick it so the lights would go off.reinstall relay to see if concers goes away.

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