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Old 07-07-2012
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Electrical problem?

Okay, well this problem has just recently started and its quite annoying. My truck is an 06 ranger xlt. v6 3.0.

The problem: I'll be driving along minding my own business when all of a sudden some of my dash lights start to go off (theft, oil pressure, check engine all coming on within 4 seconds), then my motor dies? I still have power through out the truck (no dimming lights, etc). Pop it in neutral and starts right up and its fine. It first only started when I might of hit a good size bump or what not, but now its to the point where I am just randomly driving.

I'd like to attempt to find the solution to this problem as its causing a headache.

Battery terminals are tight and clean. Any plug I saw was pulling, check for corrosion then plugged back in. All relays and fuses are good. Any suggestions?
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Check the connection where the battery cable connects to the Battery Junction Box.
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Check your ground connections too! Bad grounds suck. Ground = black wires.
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Old 07-13-2012
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I would also check for corrosion inside or around your battery cables. Sometimes they can corrode and you can't tell unless you really give it a good visual inspection.
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