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Fuse keeps blowing out. Odometer and speedometer don't work and cold ac quits. I've replaced the fuse many times and it keeps blowing out. Unhooked the ac compressor wiring and tried again, blown again. Any suggestions?

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  • mjmkb3 Mar 25, 2009

    I ahve the same problem, just contacted a dealer and it's not on a recall list

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2014

    blows spedo head and then needs repairs again

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2014

    MY 08 CHEVY UPLANDER HAS AN ISSUE WITH BLOWING THE AC FUSE EVERYTIME I TRY TO REPLACE IT. I HAVE UNPLUGGED THE AIR COMPRESSOR AND PUT THE NEW FUSE IN ONLY TO HAVE IT BLOW AGAIN WHEN I HOOK IT BACK UP. I HAVE CHECKED TO SEE IF ANY WIRES ARE BAD AND THEY ARE NOT. I HAVE CHECKED TO SEE IF ANY ARE KINKED UP AND THEY ARENT. I HAVE CHECKED THE CLUTCH IN THE AC COMPRESSOR AND IT IS SMOOTH SAILING. SO WHAT NOW. SO I JUST GET A NEW AC COMPRESSOR AND GO FROM THAT?

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    ac will not work constantly blows heat with ac selected or heat selected like its not getting power to cut ac on through wiring harness

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Where do i look for this sensor i have the same problem

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I had the same problem with my 2000 Windstar. It ended up being a brake fluid leak around a sensor on the master cylinder. The sensor is a known issue and has been redesigned. The brake fluid dripped onto some elctrical connections causing fuses to blow. The sensor turns off the cruise control when the brakes are pressed. On some vehicles it was known to cause fires and Ford had to provide a recall. At the time my Windstar was not covered in the recall but it may be now.

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