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I have a 2008 ford explorer and the dome light comes on for no reason. We can be driving down the road and it will come on. It some times comes on when we hit a bump, but we don't have to hit a bump for it to come on. We have taken it in to have it serviced, but they can find nothing wrong. It sounds like a short in the wiring. So why can't the service depatment find what is wrong. This is very dangerous when this happens at night.

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This is a very common problem on Fords. The interior light switch is located at the bottom of the door latch assembly. Great design-because that's where all the dirt accumulates--at the bottom. So the plunger switch gets stuck. Some have had luck by spraying WD-40 into the latch and opening and closing the door to work it in and free up the plunger.

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SOURCE: service engine light always on or blinking. car

If the light was flashing, then it means your engine is misfiring.

A solid light can mean anything from a loose/faulty gas cap to a transmission issue.

This light comes on when the computer detects a fault of some sort in its diagnostic tests. If it keeps detecting this issue, the light will remain on. If the light turns off, then it has detected that the issue may no longer be present.

In order to find out what the exact reason was for your light, You need to have your car computer scanned to retrieve the code that the computer would have stored when the light triggered. Most garages will do this free of charge. The code will tell you what may have caused the light to initially turn on.

Posted on Oct 19, 2009

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SOURCE: clunking going over bumps

shocks my be going bad push up and down hard on top of the car over each front wheel and let go..it should not bounce up and down more than once. if it does shocks are bad.

Posted on Apr 08, 2010

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SOURCE: I have a '06 Chevrolet

yes but my book doesnt show as its for europeon models only ,and after 2005/2006 most vehicles cannot be reset by pressing a knob and swinging from the aerial but only on a dealer diagnostic machine ,its to stop people like yours truely here from servicing vehicles

Posted on Oct 16, 2010

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SOURCE: SERVICE TRACTION SYSTEM LIGHT KEEP COMING ON AND

check front wheel bearing ...sometimes u can even see uneven wear on the tires

Posted on Nov 16, 2010

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SOURCE: Chevy Impala stalls while driving

First off I would suspect the fuel filter. You didn't state how long it runs before it stalls but I think it's not more than 10 minutes or so. It could also possibly be the Mass Air Flow sensor, but I really don't think that is it. If it was sputtering then I would check the Exhaust Gas Recirculating valve for clogging - a hands on diagnostic is really the best bet, unless you haven't changed the fuel filter in a while, in which case I would change that just for general measures and improved MPG. I recommend going to your local shop and have them clear the codes from the computer to see if the service light was just a glitch from changing the battery! If it comes back then you'll need to have the computer scanned to see what codes it's throwing out. Hope this helps!!

Posted on Dec 16, 2010

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