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Check gage light comes on when starting. stays on few minutes then goes out
1999 Ford Ranger

Check gage light comes on when starting. Stays on few minutes then goes out

(1999 Ford Ranger)
After it goes out temp and oil gages read normal
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on August 03, 2017
Hello,
A few minutes is longer than expected. There may be a lose connector, a little corrosion, or resistance in the harness. I'd test the circuit for the fuel sending unit and engine coolant temperature sensor from the component to the gauge cluster to see if there is an issue in that circuit. If not, test the instrument cluster.
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on August 05, 2017
Hi, thanks for the info. I'll give it a try and see what I find.
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on August 03, 2017
Hello,
A few minutes is longer than expected. There may be a lose connector, a little corrosion, or resistance in the harness. I'd test the circuit for the fuel sending unit and engine coolant temperature sensor from the component to the gauge cluster to see if there is an issue in that circuit. If not, test the instrument cluster.
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on August 05, 2017
Hi, thanks for the info. I'll give it a try and see what I find.

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