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Ford Ranger - Mazda B-Series Forum Ford Ranger and Mazda B Series forums. The Mazda B2300 B3000 and B4000 are clones of the Ford Ranger, with all systems the same. The only differences are trim and a few body parts. This forum discusses Ford Ranger and Mazda B series specific issues. Owners of the older Mazda B2000 B2200 and B2600 are welcome as well.

1999 Ranger speedometer, odometer, and cruise control stopped working.

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Old 10-02-2008, 01:28 PM   #1
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1999 Ranger speedometer, odometer, and cruise control stopped working.

All of a sudden my odometer, speedometer and cruise control stopped working. What are some possible causes and fixes
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Old 10-02-2008, 02:21 PM   #2
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A common failure is the ABS sensor on the top of the rear diff. In addition to serving the ABS, it does double duty by providing the VSS pulse for the speedometer, speed control and PCM. The sensor is relatively inexpensive and easy to replace.

Also could be the wiring path to the ABS sensor including the large connector under the chassis right below the driver seat. That connector can get water/salt/corrosion in it and cause a variety of bad behavior.




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Old 10-03-2008, 08:02 AM   #3
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Thanks for the advice. I will try that. Now that you mention it, the ABS light is also on.
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