Question about Ford Windstar
I don't think you need to reset anything, when you disconnect the battery the computer module has to relearn everything all over, it may take a few trip to relearn, the only thing that is not reset is the mileage I believe, but as long as you state that it is not the orignal mileage on the Vehicle Title, you'll be OK!
Try to use an Automotive Memory Saver, sold at most auto parts, this will avoid having the PCM and TCM memories erased.
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Posted on Sep 08, 2010
The connector behind the instrument panel locks into a plug that is attached to the dash itself. The copper terminals spread out after being disconnected two or three times, causing the lights or guages to act up intermittently esp. over bumpy roads. Take the cluster out and clean the board terminals and close up the harness connector terminals. Warning, there are live wires there, disconnect your battery first.
To remove the instrument panel first turn the car off & disconnect the battery. Set some blocks on the wheels. Turn the ignition on, and move the shift lever all the way to the right (low gear). Then, remove the screws from all the dash trim and (carefully!!!) pull it away - there might be some snap locks also, you don't wanna break those! After that, the panel comes out just by removing some screws. You disconnect the speedometer cable and the small string going to the gear indicator (again, be careful!)
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Posted on Sep 07, 2010
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