I have a 2003 Taurus, why do my dash lights not work?

Asked by Feb 25, 2013 at 09:02 PM about the 2003 Ford Taurus

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Every time i turn on my headlights the turn signal lights appear but do not blink, but none of my dash
lights work.

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Third answer the same. Clean off your battery. train a hose on it to wash the corrosion away then wirebrush to establish a good connection. Don't forget the negative teminal, the stud what connects to the frame and to the engine too- get 'em all sparky fresh, turn the key and you will be happy.

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don't forget the lug that looks like like a popsicle with a hole in the middle, that one gets caked up too, and probably is responsible for your auxilliary devices misbehaving, as such.

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It is certainly a ground problem, and I suspect it may be the ground for the dash lights or instrument cluster.

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DID YOU JUMP START THIS CAR LATELY?

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bad chassis ground .. or ground socket will cause chassis to seek ground through the parking lights --- push in cig lighter see if it makes turn signal lights in dash brighter ... ah ha ..

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