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What causes a 2001 Ford Taurus to have no dash lights and turn signal lights always on but blink OK?

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05/24/2012

I am not sure, but my Ford Taurus is doing the same thing. I found that if I take the positive battery cable off for about 10 minutes and put it back on, they will work for about 2 weeks.

I found on my wife's 2001 Mercury Sable that the black connector going to the instrument cluster was loose. I cleaned the connections with electrical cleaner and reinstalled the cluster. It seems to solved the problem. The dash lights are L.E.D.'s and when I was removing the cluster I performed the Ford Wiggle test and the lights came on.

A sharp rap with the palm of your hand on the dash just forward of the steering wheel will light it up every time. Repeat when needed