gauges and radio wont work after changing the alternator whats going on

Asked by Apr 15, 2012 at 02:39 PM about the 2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL Extended Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

the check engin light is on, the abs brake light is on the alternator went out while drivng, i chnged it but sparked the hot wire on the engine block while disconnecting it and now the speedometor tack radio wont work. the thing runs fine and it is charging. I check the fuses under the steering wheel they seem fine

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check the fuses under the hood

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Look at your manual and locate each fuse associated with the non working component.

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NEVER do any electrical repairs while the battery is still connected. ALWAYS disconnect the cables first. You blew a fuse or ? when that spark happened. Kenny/MrBlueOval

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