2003 Ford F350 Radio & Power Windows Stop Working

This 2003 Ford F350 Super Duty Lariat Pickup came in with the complaint that the radio would turn off while driving down the road. At the same time the power windows and the dome light would no longer work. Sometimes hitting a bump in the road or tapping on the top of the dash would … Continue reading “2003 Ford F350 Radio & Power Windows Stop Working”

1997 Ford Explorer, The Interior Lights Stay On

This 1997 Ford Explorer came in with the complaint that the dome lights would stay on with all of the doors closed.  I tried using one of my scan tools to look at data for the door ajar switches but was only able to see the information for the driver’s  door and the passenger front … Continue reading “1997 Ford Explorer, The Interior Lights Stay On”

2005 GMC Sierra, Lights Flicker or Pulsate

This 2005 GMC Sierra came in with the complaint that when the vehicle is started cold, the headlights, dash lights and dome light will flicker or pulsate. As the system runs the problem diminishes but never goes fully away. This is a common complaint on many Cadillac, Chevrolet and GMC full sized trucks and suv’s. … Continue reading “2005 GMC Sierra, Lights Flicker or Pulsate”

2005 Nissan Maxima, Park/Tail Lights Do Not Work, Fuse Blows

This 2005 Nissan Maxima came in with the complaint that the tail lights do not work and the fuse blows. The tail light fuse is located in the underhood fuse box on the passenger side of the vehicle. The black plastic trim panel that runs from the firewall to the headlight assembly has to be … Continue reading “2005 Nissan Maxima, Park/Tail Lights Do Not Work, Fuse Blows”

2002 Honda Civic, A/C and Door Locks Do Not Work

This 2002 Honda Civic came in with several complaints among which were the a/c compressor would not turn on, the power door locks did not work, the wipers did not work, the interior lights did not work, the warning chimes did not work and the brake warning light on the dash stayed on. The only … Continue reading “2002 Honda Civic, A/C and Door Locks Do Not Work”

1999 Ford Expedition Dome, Courtesy and Running Board Lights Stay On

This 1999 Ford Expedition came in with the complaint that the interior and running board light stay on. I checked data in the gem module with my scan tool and found that even with the door closed. I tried spraying the latch with a cleaner/lubricant but it did not fix it in this case. Cleaning … Continue reading “1999 Ford Expedition Dome, Courtesy and Running Board Lights Stay On”

2003 Ford Explorer Door Ajar Light Stays On

This 2003 Ford Explorer came in with several complaints; the door ajar light stays on with the doors closed and the engine running, the dome and puddle lights stay on for ten minutes after exiting the vehicle, when locking the doors the doors will lock then unlock on their own and the alarm will go … Continue reading “2003 Ford Explorer Door Ajar Light Stays On”