Ford Mustang Service Manual: Pinpoint Tests

Inspection and Verification

NOTE: A new instrument cluster must be reconfigured.

NOTE: The instrument panel dimmer switch is a part of the headlamp switch.

1. Verify the customer concern.

2. Visually inspect for obvious signs of electrical damage.

Visual Inspection Chart

Electrical
  • Central junction box (CJB) fuses:

  • 5 (15A)

  • 21 (5A)

  • 34 (20A)

  • 37 (5A)

  • 32 (15A)

  • 27 (20A)

  • Circuitry

  • Damaged switch

3. If the fault is not visually evident, determine the symptom and proceed to the Symptom Chart.

Symptom Chart

Condition Possible Sources Action
  • The control illumination is inoperative
  • Central junction box (CJB) fuse 37 (5A).
  • Circuitry.
  • Headlamp switch.
  • Go To Pinpoint Test A .
  • The instrument cluster illumination is inoperative
  • Circuitry.
  • Instrument cluster.
  • Bulb(s).
  • Go To Pinpoint Test B .
  • The climate control illumination is inoperative
  • Circuitry.
  • Bulb(s).
  • Go To Pinpoint Test C .
  • The audio system illumination is inoperative
  • Circuitry.
  • Audio unit.
  • Go To Pinpoint Test D .
  • A single illumination source is inoperative
  • Circuitry.
  • Switch.
  • Go To Pinpoint Test E .
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