Side mirrors Flash and I hear a clicking noise inside car after cleaning the battery terminal

Susan George

Asked by Apr 18, 2016 at 02:59 AM about the 2005 Ford Explorer

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

3 Answers


UHOH this sounds like the factory presets have been lost and will have to be reflashed by the dealer, hopefully it will still run. There is a little tool that should be in everyone's tool box that prevents this kind of thing. See pic.


what is that thing called tennisshoes?


That one is called a code saver, I just got a much fancier one and it plugs right into the OBD2 port and uses a jump box or similar for power, I have longer battery life so if the repairs take longer I don't have to worry about loosing power.

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