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Ford focus offside brake light doesn't work when headlights on

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SOURCE: 2000 ford focus rear driving lights

Had this problem myself. Try replacing your brake light switch, they are not real expensive and can be changed in a matter of mineuts. It is located by following your brake pedal all the way up to the top, when you get there , there id a switch that when you push down on the brake it releases the button to put you brake lights on and when you take your foot off the brake itallows the switch to go back.

Posted on Jun 23, 2008

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SOURCE: Ford Focus side brake lights

i have had this problem before with fords and the solution i found was to take out the door chime and clean up the conacts and then instal it again just how it was in there.....first i would disconnect the negative side of the battery before you do this because when i did it i got zapped. after you connect it try the brake lights and tell me what happens.

also #2 check for a bad ground wire (any black wire attached to the body or frame usually with a green screw) check for corrosion. if corrosion is present take off that wire and scuff up both sides of where the screw and the eyelet connect with the body then connect again.

Posted on Sep 30, 2008

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SOURCE: headlights wont come on and bright lights won't stay on hold bright light switch and blower works

I had the same problem. The solution is simple; the ignition switch needs to be replaced. This is an easy do-it-yourself project. Here are instructions:
http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2532481
Check for a switch on ebay, they are about $15. After 10 years they wear out.

Posted on Oct 18, 2008

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SOURCE: 2001 ford focus ZX3, #10 fuse keeps popping.

I worked on a similar problem on a ford focus and the license plate light connector was bare and touching the metal where it fits into the rear trunk hatch.

Posted on Sep 13, 2009

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same thing happened to us.  My wife came home and said the rear brake lights were stuck on so I assumed it was the brake switch...not so. Took car for a ride and noticed rear wiper did not work and when I hit the brake the rear hatched opened and door locks blew out.  I started by looking at the wires in the gromet above the hatch and found almost all the wires were bare.  Therefore power was jumping  the bare wires and traveling back down the third break light and to the rear brake lights and visa versa.. a very dangerous situation.  The best that I can tell is the wires are so short in length that they pull and chafe every time you open and close the hatch...very poor design...   Note: we bought our vehicle brand new and some of the wires had electrical tape on them....seems mickey moused.

Posted on Feb 26, 2010

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