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    Has anyone tried the Car Navi Player head unit/dash kit?

    Hello, I've been stalking these forums for quite a bit, but am just now posting my first question... Has anyone installed the Car Navi Player head unit/dash kit on their FPIU? I have a 2015 and it is supposed to be plug and play, but I am curious how long it took anyone and how good the...
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    Installing new cluster need help with setting mileage.

    Hello everyone. I have a 2014 I am getting ready to install a new dash cluster. Looking for info on setting mileage on new one. Is that something that I can do in forscan ? Thanks for your response in advance.
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    Mysterious cut wires (1 red 1 white) under seat. What are they?

    Howdy! I have a 2000 explorer sport (which is back on the road thanks to this forum!) that I'm trying to sort out. Whenever the car is on, the dash beeps as if something is not right, although there is no seat belt or air bag light on. I looked under the seat, and found a wire that had been cut...
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    Hello Explorers!

    Hello everyone, My name's Joe and I've recently become the new lease holder of a new 2018 Platinum Explorer. I got an interior detail and the guys used some sort of conditioner on the MATTE FINISH. Now it's this cheesy looking finish that I hate. Where in here would you recommend I post? They...
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    08 Explorer XLT 4x4 No Turn Signals, relay clicking

    hello everyone. I’m working on a friends explorer and I am having difficulty diagnosing a no turn signal problem. We have running lights, but no turn signals lights, and no low mount brake lights. The top mount brake light works. All bulbs are brand new. And the indicator lights on the...
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    How to: Adding OEM 12V outlets to your post-aftermarket equipment FPIU (and fixing your horn)

    It took me about ten to fifteen hours to figure these two things out on my own, since there isn’t a ton of info out there yet about undoing police modifications (whereas on a car like the CVPI so many have been purchased after decommissioning that info is relatively easy to find). I hope this...
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    Dash issues...

    Hello, I've been reading through the forum here for several months. I have a 1995 Ford Explorer XLT. It is in relatively good shape and drives well. However, I've had some problems with the dash. Here are the symptoms: Dashboard lights don't work (it started with one side going out...and now...
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    FYI: AutoZone is having a sale of the ScanGauge II (online only) for only $119.99 through 12/31/17 (vs. $169.00 at the manufacturer's website). Seems like a good deal if the operating system is current (otherwise an additional $25.00 fee to mail in/have updated via the manufacturer.)
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    Pax side dash melting

    the passenger side dash above the airbag seems to be melting in my 08 XLT. It's only the area above the airbag. The rest of the dash is perfect. Fibers from cleaning cloth gets stuck in it and looks wet but is just sticky. Anyone else have this? What have you done? Is this a manufacture defect...
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    Instrument cluster bulb part numbers?

    hi guys! I miss some of the warning lights and before I start dismantle the panel I would like to get some bulbs ready. Problem is I can find a lot of guides telling how to upgrade to led back light but I guess there are at least two different types of bulbs, one type for back light 194? and...
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    Cutting into dash?

    Has anyone here cut into the dash? I'm trying to add USB ports using the existing spot for the EATC sensor, but the dash almost looks like it has metal material on the back. Any advice would be appreciated, thanks. Update: It took an xacto knife and a lot of muscle, but I managed to expand the...
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    96 Explorer XLT wiring behind dash help

    So I'm stripping the interior of my 96 explorer xlt..I'm in the process of making it a toy, either mud truck or buggy type vehicle and need to know what wiring inside the interior and behind dash must be left, such as ignition wiring etc. It will never be street legal so I'm pulling all the...
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    1999 XLT (UQ/US) Dash Light

    Greetings! I've got myself a 99 Auto XLT and ever since I bought it there has been a light on the dash that turns on periodically that I haven't been able to identify. https://postimg.org/image/jzizyjae7/ You can see the light is on in the right of the photo. I have used my best Google-Fu...
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    Pre runner build

    got myself a 2000 explorer 5.0 v8 a few months ago. immediately started tear down and got rid of the entire interior. i wanted it super basic as this is going to be an off road only vehicle for me. Got some new wheels and some 33" general grabbers, did a full roll cage that is not quite done...
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    How to replace dash lights (very detailed)

    Hey guys, So I just made this video which should be very helpful to many of us! Replacing the dash lights is not that bad of a job and it is just a little time consuming with all of the screws. Let me know what you think! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qRMSvFO7org
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    2002 explorer abs, park, advanctrac lights on

    I recently just purchased a 2002 ford explorer Eddie Bauer with 220000 km's. It has some issues but such as the ABS light on, park light on, and advanctrac not working. does anyone have some info into this and is it possible they are all connected to one problem?
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    no dash or radio lights

    The dash and radio lights quit working. I was told the bulbs are blown but what would cause all the bulbs to blow at one time. the specialty bulbs such as the warning, high beams, and cruise control, etc. still work. only the instruments and radio and heater control lights don't work. fuse is...
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    2001 sport air bag replacement (cosmetic)

    I would like to replace my air bag on the passenger side of my truck. The bottom left corner has a broken mount that keeps the skin on and it flaps. It also has splits in the dye so I want to get a new one.I know the whole deal about disconnecting the battery. I've taken one out of another...
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    New Wheels and Low Tire Pressure?

    Hi so I'm assuming nig that after I put on my new wheels that the new ones done have sensors in them like stock. This doesn't bother me. However, my dash keeps displaying the "Low Tire Pressure" warning light that I'd really like to get rid of so I can keep it as clean as possible. Does anyone...
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    Weird multiple electrical issues, not MFS

    Hello all, I've been having a special kind of electrical issues w/ my 02 explorer for a while now, and think I would like to try & fix them, and any & all help is and will always be appreciated!!! I will start off by saying that it is not the Multi-Function Switch (MFS), as I just changed...
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    Dash Dimmer Switch out-fix it yourself

    I found this very informative youtube video: Its for a 1996 Explorer but is the same for a 1995 to 1997 Explorer.
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    Please HELP!!!

    Hey there! I have a big problem on my hands. My 96 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer is having (what I believe are) electrical issues. This morning when I was dropping my boyfriend off at work, my lights did some crazy things. First, when I reached the top of my driveway, the dashboard lights kept...
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    Can someone help me with my instrument cluster? (speedometer, rpms dont work)

    i have a 2000 ford explorer and I just put an instrument cluster kit in to change my lights to blue instead of green and messed with the needles to determine things like where the gas is, speed, rmps, etc. All the needles among other things had to be removed but the needles were the most serious...
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    Defroster Door shaft broken, Need help getting to Pleunm Chamber

    Help! I have always had poor airflow from my defrost vents. There isn't enough airflow to the windshield to keep from fogging up with more than me in the car! Long story short, I found that the defroster door on the left side of the plenum chamber is broken(so half of the airflow goes to the...
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    2010 Explorer Dash Vibration

    I have a 2010 Explorer XLT I bought used in April 2011 with 15K miles. It now has 27K miles. There is a vibration/rattle that appears to be coming from the dash on the passenger side. It is intermittent and only occurs in gear but stopped (at a light, etc). As soon as RPMs come up, sound...