Re: V70XC intermittent problem with instrument panel - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 1 (permalink) Old 08-25-05, 07:01 AM
Mike F
Posts: n/a
Re: V70XC intermittent problem with instrument panel

Robm wrote:
> Hello, I hope that somebody has had this same problem (with a solution),
> because it's just the kind of thing that can result in replacement of all
> sorts of good parts. The problem is with my '99 V70XC. Fairly often, in fact
> way too often, the following occurs: The ABS light and the Brake failure
> lights come on. A short while later the speedometer goes to zero and the
> odometer and tripcounters display dashes. Sometimes, in addition to the ABS
> and brake lights, and at other times instead of those, the transmission
> arrow starts flashing. The car appears to be driving on normally when this
> occurs, although sometimes the wrong gear gets selected. This is especially
> apparent when this situation occurs when you are stopped for a traffic
> light: when the light turns green the car does not accellerate properly, as
> it's in way too high a gear. Usually the problem clears up in the opposite
> way: first the speedometer and odometer come back, then the lights go off.
> The transmission arrow keeps flashing the longest, typically.
> When I brought the car in for the 144,000 km service, the problem did (of
> course) not show up at all, but they said they found a speedsensor failure
> error code.
> All comments appreciated! Thanks!
> Rob M

This is just a shot in the dark, it could be a problem with the ignition
switch or the relay that supplies power to these circuits.

Mike F.
Thornhill (near Toronto), Ont.

Replace tt with t (twice!) and remove parentheses to email me directly.
(But I check the newsgroup more often than this email address.)
Sponsored Links

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Ford Cars and PAG Vehicles > PAG Vehicle Discussion > Volvo
Gear in this thread - Powered by O'Reilly Auto Parts

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome