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My 2007 f150stx instrument panel went out and battery is

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my 2007 f150stx instrument panel went out and battery is dead
JA: Did you test the battery with a voltmeter? And have you ever changed one before?
Customer: I haven't the battery is new and the battery light has been on
JA: What is the model of your '07 Ford?
Customer: f150 stx 4x4 pu
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: looking for a bad fuse or a loose wire I am in a remote area
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: before it went out it made a sound like I ran over something but nothing was in the road and nothing fell off
Submitted: 12 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Dan replied 12 months ago.

If the battery light is on that usually means your alternator is not charging. How does the belt look?

Expert:  Dan replied 12 months ago.

That sound may have been the belt flying off.

Expert:  Dan replied 11 months ago.

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