My dashboard, speedometer and radio quit working.

Asked by Mar 23, 2018 at 09:30 PM about the 2014 Ford Explorer XLT 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My dashboard, speedometer and radio quit working. If I try
to turn on the radio it turns on briefly but then says "battery
saving mode" and turns off. I checked fuses with no luck.
I'm stumped.

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Have the battery and alternator tested. These cars have a battery management system on them that get squirrely when operating under voltage, which can occur with a failing alternator.

I disconnected the battery for a while and it worked. However, I took it for a ride and it turned off briefly but came back on. I'll get the battery and alternator checked tomorrow. Thanks for you quick reply!

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