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2002 ford f350 5.4L instrument cluster not working. all fuses good. replaced new shifter with overdrive button. because overdrive button was chaffed. still no gauages please help.

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  • ctdrivewayso May 23, 2011

    i bought a new instrument cluster $1500. and still not working why?

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Its instrument cluster related fault.The cluster is got short and needs to be checked and replaced. Click this link below for more troubleshooting:--- http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/05/how-to-test-ford-350-instrument-cluster.html ----------- This should help.Thanks.Helpmech.

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