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97 f-250 diesel blinkers and ABS light

I just purchased a 97 f-250 diesel (as you couldn't guess), and it has an awkward problem... For some reason, the blinkers keep blowing a fuse along with something in reguards to the ABS. The ABS light keeps flashing at me, and i have changed fuses for both systems multiple times. If the ABS light starts flashing at me on the dash, the blinkers completely quit as well. this is frustrating me, and I'm lost with the troubleshooting right now. Can anybody give me a hand??!!

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Hello,

If your low beams work it's not the multi-function switch located on your steering column (two bolts and a plug). If you unplug the abs sensor on the rear differential and the ABS stays on and your blinkers work and you don't blow fuses could be the sensor. However, if this is not it you may have a ground problem (micro-friction). Usually these two systems are not connected and these may be completely different issues.
Possible Scenario: aftermarket stereo installed incorrectly.
Scenario Two: both of these sytems have bare wires and touch every so often causing your grounding problem. (There is a fuse-vibration testing technique that can be used to find the bare-wire(s))
Try to fix the blinker problem first you may find the ABS problem along the way (common wires of Blinker/ABS bundled together.
Trace and inspect.

Hope this helps--

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I beleive the diagram is on the inside of the plastic fuse cover, mine is.

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SOURCE: I need the interior fuse panel layout. Keep

Ford Full-Size Vans 1989-1996 Repair Guide
The fuse panel is located on a bracket on the driver's side of the instrument panel or, on some RV models it is located on a bracket attached to the brake pedal.


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The fuse panel is located on the driver's side of the of the van, below the instrument panel

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Typical power distribution box, which is located in the engine compartment

I hope this helped (remember rated this help) Good luck.

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It is the fuel heater, All you have to do is unplug it.a4c0d50.gif

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