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Electrical? engine light on sometimes - had light checked and was told fuel sensor problem (which it prob was because the fuel needle only moved after filling miles down the road). Replaced sensor...engine light still occasionally pops on. dome light stopped working-already changed bulb-worked 1 week and automatic door locks do not work immediately and steering is sluggish when first turning after starting and lower dash lights won't come on unless knocked with fingers. what's happening?

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My wife had a car 06 cobalt which the electric motor on power assist steering quit running, AC seemed to not put out and issues with the lights. The dealer wanted over 400 dollars to repair. She drove it home to let me try to figure it out. A couple days later the car would not crank so I replaced the battery and all the problems were gone. If the check engine light is not giving you a code to help I would suggest load test battery(a battery can have good voltage but volt drop can indicate it is going bad) and check alternator output.

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SOURCE: power door locks & dome lights dont work

hello first thing you need to check your fuses look for listing in your book under fuse panel then look for amperage of fuse it should be numbered in the book as well in the fuse box match the numbers same goes for your dome light goodluck

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SOURCE: 96 Ford Windstar runs rough, check engine light on

Sounds like you have some EGR ports clogged up, remove the intake and look at the egr ports all but
#1 cyl port will probably be at least partially clogged, hope this helps

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immobilizer has kicked in

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SOURCE: power winidows, wipers, dome lights not working on 1998 explorer

This could be a combination of electrical issues, although i feel that the timing is coincidence in this case. When the combination is elec. windows, wipers, and dome lights this is indicative of the GEM module located behind your radio. The GEM (generic electronic module) is an electronic body control module that regulates electrical flow through a number of accessories.

These factory module boards are notorious for acting quirky by failing to ground intermittently until failing completely. I would be cautious in replacing ignition switches, locks, etc. as the issue can be also compounded by corrosion of the main battery ground wire in the engine compartment and which can cause frying of your under dash wiring into the main wiring harness which can get expensive (i speak from experience having had the exact same syptoms). My issues were that these symptoms occurred only in full ON. When in key BACK ACC mode, they disappeared.

New price for one of these modules is around $280-$300 and easily replaced.

Good Luck

Posted on May 21, 2009

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SOURCE: Radio and interior dome lights have no power.

I just had the same problem with my 2001 escape from relacing the radio and wires accidently crossed. I switched both fuses like you said, and got no where...until....I noticed there is a 10 fuse hidden on the far right side of the panel, closest to the brake pedal. The fuse actually runs vertical unlike any of the other fuses which run horizontal, so it is kind of hidden..try that fuse, it should solve your problem, if not then I don't know sorry..

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