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A. Penland, Ford Senior Master Technician, ASE
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Fuel gauge, windows n radio all quit at same time 2004 Ford

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Fuel gauge, windows n radio all quit at same time 2004 Ford explorer
JA: Has the vehicle turned into a gas hog? And how does it start -- same as usual?
Customer: Same
JA: Are you fixing your Explorer yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Nothing there are others w same problem on ur forum what's the answer
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No window visor broke just ordered part for it n that light off also on bothvisors
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Dan replied 3 months ago.

Hello my name is***** am an ASE Master Technician and I am glad to help you out with your question.

Expert:  Dan replied 3 months ago.

Sounds like a blown fuse, have you checked the fuses?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
There is noted on ur website others have had all 3 go at once
Expert:  A. Penland replied 3 months ago.

Check fuse #17 in the dash fuse box. If it is blown, replace the fuse and drive the vehicle unless it blows instantly. We have seen issues with the wiring in the drivers door jamb where the wiring runs from the door to the body in the rubber boot. We have been seeing wires break and short out with each other causing the same problem.