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    Where to bring power in at?

    I have a 2014 XLT. I am a first responder and was trying to get a light bar on top, but the cigarette plugs just are not going to be enough for it. I would like to preferably run the wires to the console but I know it's not that easy. I have searched and searched and have not found anything...
  2. N

    Ford PIU Base 2013 - Unable to find upfitter's guide; appears to have been taken down?

    Hi all, I'm trying to find the rubber grommet used for passing wires through the firewall so that I don't have to drill a hole through the firewall (Installing aftermarket fog lights (mine didn't come with them stock) and an LED light bar). Anybody got a copy of the 2013 upfitter's guide, or...
  3. N

    2013 Limited Subwoofer Wiring

    Hello all! This is my first time posting on the forum. I have a question regarding some wiring with my LOC and amplifier I will be installing soon. I am installing an aftermarket 12 inch subwoofer and amplifier. I have the 2013 Limited model with the Sony sound system, and the subwoofer and...
  4. S

    Hello and a question.

    Hello! Ive been a frequent lurker of old threads sifting through different guides and fixes for various problems. Ive finally decided to make an account so that I have more accessability and options on this platform. However, my 04 explorer has been having a strange issue that, thus far, I have...
  5. ecoboost_xsport

    Started Youtube Channel...

    ...and posted a few of the videos I made for installation and some of the work I've done. New to the whole YouTube channel stuff and my videos are all uncut and unedited...on purpose. I let you as a viewer decide what to fast forward through, LOL. I also do work on Harley's so I have those...
  6. M

    Diagnostic mode comes on by itself

    While running the diagnostic mode comes on by itself the gauges go dead and the interior lights come on and it will do it while driving. Also my speedometer will periodically take on a mind of its on going from 75 to 45 back and forth. Plus my gas gauge isn’t working
  7. N

    5r55e Transmission ?Wiring Issues?

    Hello Everyone! First time poster, would like to start with thanks for the add. I have 2004 Ford Sort Trac 4.0 2wd. Truck has very little response in reverse & drive, but has excellent pressure in 1st, 2nd and can be manually shifted to drive. The customer says he had an 2003 Explorer that had...
  8. C

    Power windows dont work anymore!

    Hey everyone, I've had a 1 owner 01 explorer for just over a year now. It had an aftermarket alarm that was nothing but problems, so I removed it and bought a factory key fob. Works fine. But now after remove the aftermarket alarm my windows, dome lights, and entry lights do not work. Any help...
  9. R

    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...
  10. cbasssssss

    2017 Headlight Wiring Question

    Hi everyone, this is my first post! Anyway, I bought a LED "Ford" emblem for the front grill of my 2017 Explorer Sport. The Ford wording lights up when power is supplied. I'm trying to wire the new emblem to my headlights so it will turn on when the headlights turn on. But I am having trouble...
  11. D

    Stereo Wire Identification

    Undid the absolutely horrid wiring job that came with the stereo in my Navajo. Surprisingly, the guy who did it left the Ford 8-pin stereo harness. Lucky me! I didn't have that luxury last time. I've identified 5 of the 7 wires. Listing from left to right: Blue - Amplifier Remote Green/Black -...
  12. E

    Turn signal/reverse and brake light fuses keep popping!!

    long story and I’m lost at this point. So about a month ago, my right rear turn signal wasn’t functioning. I figure it’s just the bulb and replace it. Still does the same thing, solid glow instead of blinking. It didn’t blink in the hazards as well. After a couple it days it was functioning...
  13. E

    99 ford explorer lift gate issues with power

    I'm having a few issues with what I believe is the wiring in the lift gate. Door ajar light is randomly on, generally goes off like crazy when going over bumps. I have tested the other doors, it is the rear hatch/liftgate. I have used wd40 like some other posts have mentioned. I am also...
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    Radio keeps shutting off every 50 seconds

    I have a 2000 ford explorer 2wd, when I got it, it had a number of electrical issues, but I'm stumped on this one. I replaced the connector that goes into the stock radio because it was damaged and no longer fit, I noticed that the people before me had already swapped them out. When I connected...
  15. J

    Coil Wiring harness question

    So I've owned my 04' Sport Trac Adrenalin for 6 years now and have done all my own maintenance including plugs/wires, oil changes, transfer case swap, winterizing, etc. Today I was under the hood trying to diagnose my AC System and found something odd. I pulled on a piece of conduit that...
  16. N

    Wiring new upgrade lights

    Hi everyone, I have a 01 base model sport trac and I want to install new OEM fog lights with halo lights inside,also halo lights inside of the headlights, and rock lights installed in the wheel wells as well as lights under the hood and maybe some extra aux lights. So, I have a base model ST...
  17. Rhett

    headlight switch connector question

    So I had some intermittent blinking of my interior lights. Knowing the ol fried headlight switch issues we sometimes have, I pulled the dash and pulled the switch and its connector.... Yeah. Ouch! And the switch is getting replaced too. The resistance and heat there got the switch too...
  18. M

    2007 Ford ST wiring

    So I bought a cb radio the other day, and I need to know how to wire it up. Would I connect it to the battery? I'm new to all this stuff so I'm not too sure. How do I get the wire through the firewall? Thank you
  19. R

    Brake lights not working on my 98 explorer xlt

    the brake lights are not working on my 98 explorer xlt. The tail lights, directionals and backup lights work. Can you offer suggestions to check. I’m at a loss as to what to look for now. Randy D
  20. C

    Solenoid Wiring Question

    Usually I snap a quick photo on a job like this, so it's a no-brainer to put it back together, but didn't have my phone handy... So, I pulled this solenoid off my '97 Explorer to bench test it 'cause I'm troubleshooting starting issues. It worked fine on the bench: good solid click on/off, with...
  21. S

    90 ranger with explorer 4.0 wiring trouble

    So ill apologize right off because I'm sure there is a post for this but i have been searching for days trying to find the information i need to finish my project. Base knowledge needed here is that i bought a 90 ranger with blown engine and a broken motor mount and bad radiator for extremely...
  22. B

    Power to Manual window conversion.

    I recently messed up the wiring in the drivers side door installing some new door speakers and now my horn and all of my windows are paralyzed. They do not work. I am able to roll down the drivers side window by messing with the rubber grommet in the door gap and pressing the button. I do not...
  23. F

    Door Lock Issues

    I was repairing a wire on my 2005 Ford Explorer in the door where the wiring harness travels through the boot, and after finishing the repair to the wire that controls window function, my locks seem to be misbehaving. Here's whats going on now. When i push the unlock button on both the drivers...
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    Speaker wiring question

    Hey guys new to the forum. I just had a question and hopefully can advise me to success. I just got a little sound system for my explorer and wanted to put it in myself as something to keep me busy on my off day. I want to install my subs and amp without removing my head unit by using a line out...
  25. P

    Mystery wiring harness ID help

    So I got my explorer from the original owner and he had a crappy cd changer installed and I had to go in and work on/remove it (sold it with the changer but not the cartridge for the CDs). While in the console however I found the female end of a wiring harness. Dose anyone know what it should be...