Because of this, you can expect only positive surprises you order Ford cluster and auto parts from us! If the chassis isn't as strong as it's billed to be, that could lead to an increased chance of injury in the event of a front-end collision. Investigation of instrument clusters on ford 500's noted. Spoke with manufacturer electra-sound who advised part not made for months and no eta on when manufacturing will begin. The vehicle was not repaired. Instrument panel is recessed 8 inches into dash and you cannot see the speedometer or other gauges as you drive.
Spoke with nationwide customer representatives who have denied problem with cluster exists despite order backlog and have been told nothing can be done. Very disconcerting not to know how fast you are driving. The contact was driving approximately 35 mph and noticed the instrument panel led light failed to illuminate. He called the dealer regarding the failure and they notified the manufacturer of the failure. . These are all issues we are able to repair.
If the shift position indicator doesn't light up, or if warning lights fail to display when necessary, this could lead to an increased chance of injury. The contact asked the dealer prior to purchasing the vehicle if there were any related recalls and was advised that there were none. The dealer was informed about the failure and stated that there was nothing they could do and that it was designed that way. It is exactly what I was looking for. I have already checked the fuses that were suggested as possible culprits.
Ford has advised me 'it is operating as designed'. An authorized dealer confirmed that it was designed that way. However, was not advised to schedule an appointment for the repairs. Complaint Number: 10225611 Incident Date: September 24, 2007 Date Added to File: April 24, 2008 Description of the Complaint: The contact owns a 2006 ford f150. No odometer reading at all now. The dealer advised him that the manufacturer said there was nothing they could do about the failure.
The truck will not start many times- and you have to hit the dash board to make it start - takes several attempts. Click your make below to see the failures we service for specific models. The owners manual section on instrument cluster lights, headlamp switches and even auro lamp and dimmer all state the instrument cluster will illuminate any time any exterior lamp is lit. The contact stated while driving various speeds into the sun light he could not see the speed that he was driving. Therefore, leading us to believe a large number of Ford truck owners are experiencing the same problem. Brought to two dealerships who advised that part was not available due to nationwide issue and offered no eta on part availability. Also, the dealer stated that the module behind the dash was faulty.
He could not read the display unless he stopped the vehicle. The current mileage was 31,112 and failure mileage was 20,000. We have repaired just about every Ford make and model that anyone still operates. This means cluster will start a fire. Very disconcerting not to know how fast you are driving. These include Ford Expedition, Ford Bronco, Ford Escape, Ford Explorer, Ford Lincoln Continental and many more.
The problem here stems from the instrument cluster. Ford just issued two new recalls, covering two wildly different vehicle segments. This means cluster will start a fire. Instead, dealerships will simply reprogram the instrument cluster, which should prevent the problem from occurring. I noticed the airbag light was lit on the instrument cluster when the needles dropped to zero.
Since truck is only one year old, this means ford wants you to pay up to a thousand dollars a year for an instrument cluster. The manager confirmed that they were aware of the recall notice five months prior to the purchase. Speedometer, ac, cruise control, tachometer and water temperature gauge go off and on while driving. The affected Focus models were built in Michigan between October 26 and 27 of last year, and all affected C-Max vehicles were built in the same location on just one day, October 26, 2016. To avoid the high cost of Ford replacement instrument clusters, rapid panel repair is imperative; otherwise the panel may give faulty readings and send wrong messages to the driver. The vehicle was purchased with only 30 miles.
Sometimes there is no speedometer, ac, engine temperature,cruise control, oil pressure, fan, defrost. This should be a recall. Brought to two dealerships who advised that part was not available due to nationwide issue and offered no eta on part availability. Complaint Number: 10202513 Incident Date: February 10, 2007 Date Added to File: September 11, 2007 Description of the Complaint: Instrument cluster has a short. We have spoke to Ford customer relations this morning- and now told it will be estimated the 9th for part to arrive and they will not follow up until the 12th.