Question about 2002 Ford Explorer
This make and model has a known issue with the odometer going dark and not being able to be seen. You can spend the money and get a whole new instrument cluster (400) or you can take the whole instrument cluster out and repair it. http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/196821-odometer-blackout-problem-fixed.html
Posted on Dec 12, 2014
In the instrument cluster in the dashboard in front of the steering wheel. The other end is on the top left side of the transmission. (Drivers side).
Posted on Dec 12, 2014
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Are the gauges digital? If so, then when the ignition is turned on, it automatically does that. I have a 1996 Lincoln Town Car with digital gauges. We I turn on the ignition, it does the same thing your Explorer is doing. However, if your gauges are not digital, and it returns to normal, then I see no problem. If it does not return to normal, then the computer that controls those devices needs servicing.
Posted on Feb 17, 2010
the speedometer/odometer works on a cable that goes into the side of the transmission with one 10mm bolt holding it in. It sounds as if the cable has been broken,pulled loose, or siezed up. Its easy to check the end under the vehicle but its very complicated checking it inside the dashboard. If you are a do it yourself type of person, id look underneath and see if the connection under the vehicle is still connected. Look on left rear of the transmission for a cable that goes into it and is held with a "Y" bracket and a small bolt.The dashboard part is the type of job where u got to make sure you remember where each screw goes to get back together.
Posted on Nov 11, 2012
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