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Gauges dash dont work and headlights wont come on

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  • Sandra Bowerman Jul 25, 2013

    1998 ford ranger 4x4

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    Colin Stickland Jul 25, 2013

    To be honest very few of these motors here in spain although the main electric company seem to have them for offroad inspection of the pylons .Now if the gauges and the lights are playing up then it could be a loose multiplug under the dash ,or maybe just maybe a mouse has had a go at eating the wires which is a problem than it seems and i do see it quite often.Best thing here is to ask the advise of a local mechanic then post what he finds as without a play under the bonnet i have no idea from afar .sorry iam not much help

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