DASH NEEDLES N RUNNING ROUGH

Asked by Dec 17, 2012 at 04:49 PM about the 2001 Ford Windstar SE

Question type: General

I HAVE BEEN HAVING A PROBLEM WITH MY DASH NEEDLES GOING CRAZY. THIS CAUSES MY BRAKE N ABS LITES TO COME ON. THE BATTERY LITES FLASHES ON THEN IT WILL GO OFF. NOW IT RUNS LIKE I HAVE A PLUG WIRE OFF N THEN THE DASH LITES GO CRAZY. YESTERDAY THE CHECK ENGINE LITE STARTED FLASHING. SOMEONE SAID THIS IS AN ELECTRICAL PROBLEM.I DONT KNOW WHERE TO LOOD SUM ADVICE PLEASE.

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Definitely an electrical problem with so many systems affected. Start by cleaning the the battery connections and check the volts with the engine off and running. It's probably a battery, battery connection or alternator related problem. Make sure the ground connections to the frame and engine are good too.

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