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Have to reset power to get things to work. 1996 Ranger.


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Mar 4, 2014
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So I have a truck that sometimes the wipers won't work and neither will the dome light or bed lights unless I pull the battery cable and put it back on. Also the door chime won't work but I feel like that is a blessing. Then they will work for the first couple of times the truck starts then will fail again. I have already checked and replaced the GEM. Both do the same thing. I've replaced the wiper switch. Still does it. The truck is a push button start because the plastic slider inside the column broke so I couldn't use the key to start the truck. Could this be the problem? Or am I missing something obvious. I'm good with my Ford's and this is the first time I've had an issue with this truck electrically that didn't have a super obvious solution.

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