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The instrument cluster and radio click on and off also the…

The instrument cluster and...

The instrument cluster and radio click on and off also the battery light flash’s but the alternators putting out 13-15 volts

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you tested the battery? Have you tried testing the alternator?

They both are brand new

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '13 Ford?

2006

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes

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Ironmike
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greetings,

what model ford do you have? did you check for codes ? advanced scanner will be needed to check for trouble codes in all modules.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
06 f 250
The only code is for a glow plug
Do I need to replace the instrument cluster?
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Check the grounds first, easiest. Next I would pull the cluster and check the connectors, wiggle and bang the cluster to duplicate the issue. we can also look at some of the relays. I like to swap to see if issue is isolated. Check the delayed accessory relay​.

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Ok, delay relay works with the battery saver relay(part of the cluster) Had to refresh my memory. So if the grounds are good, fuses are tight and clean and no change after the delay swap I would say the cluster needs to be sent out. Many times I have removed clusters and with a rap/bang got them to function normal or duplicated the symptom. good luck and thank you

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Will do thank you

good luck

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