Right Hand Signal indicator (Blinker) on Dash

Asked by Nov 27, 2016 at 09:16 PM about the 2004 Ford Explorer Limited V8

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My right hand blinker light on the dash board stopped working, all the exterior lights are still working when engaging a right hand turn, just not on the dash light indicator. The problem started as an intermittent issues, then became a fulltime problem. Oddly enough the other day the indicate worked for a very brief period of time i.e two right hand turns but then hasn't worked since.
Any ideas what the issue is, and is it straight forward to fix, or should it be taken to an auto electrian?

1 Answer

69,305

Sounds like a burned out bulb for the indicator light on the instrument cluster. It may be replaceable. Believe it or not on some newer vehicles the bulbs are not replaceable and the whole cluster must be replaced to fix it. Hopefully yours isn't like that!! HTH. -Jim

Your Answer

Ford Explorer Experts

  • #1
    OJ
    Reputation
    10,740
  • #2
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    4,330
  • #3
    tennisshoes
    Reputation
    2,450
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
916 Great Deals out of 70,536 listings starting at $995
Used Ford Expedition
394 Great Deals out of 21,971 listings starting at $1,500
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
620 Great Deals out of 36,026 listings starting at $1,800
Used Ford F-150
2,218 Great Deals out of 180,841 listings starting at $1,500
Used Dodge Durango
279 Great Deals out of 20,105 listings starting at $999
Used Toyota Highlander
453 Great Deals out of 24,826 listings starting at $2,299
Used Ford Escape
1,127 Great Deals out of 84,623 listings starting at $1,495
Used Honda Pilot
407 Great Deals out of 24,859 listings starting at $995
Used Toyota 4Runner
233 Great Deals out of 21,053 listings starting at $1,500
Used Nissan Pathfinder
324 Great Deals out of 23,717 listings starting at $2,500
Used GMC Yukon
416 Great Deals out of 20,794 listings starting at $1,495
Used Ford Explorer Sport Trac
50 Great Deals out of 1,828 listings starting at $1,500

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Ford Explorer For Sale
53 Great Deals out of 36,848 listings starting at $23,988
2016 Ford Explorer For Sale
103 Great Deals out of 3,535 listings starting at $15,310
2015 Ford Explorer For Sale
181 Great Deals out of 5,258 listings starting at $11,495
2014 Ford Explorer For Sale
220 Great Deals out of 5,425 listings starting at $9,850
2013 Ford Explorer For Sale
89 Great Deals out of 2,749 listings starting at $9,474

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.