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Headlights my problem with my 2005 ford taurus it was wrecked on passenger side. I had the front headlamp assembly replaced new bulb.Only drivers side comes on all running lights work front and back.All wires are connected and i get fire to that side with a light tester.Could it be a fuse or relay and were are these located on this model taurus.Your help would be appreciated.

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The fuse panel is located below and to the left of the steering wheel by
the brake pedal. Remove the panel cover to access the fuses.
fuse #11 is right head lamps
fuse #12 is high beams
fuse #18 is parking lights
good luck
paul

Posted on Oct 02, 2008

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