2002 ford tarus right signal and break light does not work
I purchased new bulbs for the signal and break light and replaces the dead light bulb but it did not resolve the problem. The rear light bulb wotks and the safety bulb works. They are the same bulb. What could be the problem? Can anyone suggest a solution.
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Re: 2002 ford tarus right signal and break light does not...
Pull the light back out, turn the turn signal on, take a test light, ground it. stick down into the connector. A lot of times, the little metal tabs on the bottom don't make contact and it will cause this problem. Somtimes, you have to replace the connector. Also, if the front light blinks fast, check the bulb in that one - it could be shorted. Hope this helps. Phil
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blown bulbs,, :) replace the bulbs of it was a fuse you would have a lot more lights not working, was it a bad harness none of the lights on that harness would work so the problem is the bulbs, replace the bulbs.
Many turn signal lamps will have multiple bulbs in them. If "one" of the bulbs is faulty, the interior lamp or lamps will come on, indicating a bad bulb. You will need to turn on your left blinker and view the bulb and make sure all bulbs appear to be blinking on front and rear of the car, then repeat with the right blinker. If you find one that doesn't appear to look right or blinks faster slower or dimmer, then replace the bulbs in that turn signal. The interior light may begin working properly when you replace the "shorted" bulb for the turn signals. If it does not, check the fuses to make sure the "shorted" bulb didn't damage your fuse for the interior lights.
No,this is not normal,this normal when the emergency flashers are on,but not the turn signals.Check the bulbs(all of them)in the rear tail light assembleys.If you can not tell which bulbs are bad,replace them all.Does this vehicle have a trailer light plug?If it does,it could be in it.After the bulb replacement(look at bulbs in your hand to see if filiments are burned)replace the turn signal flasher.To find it turn key on,and left or right turn signal on,and listen,and feel for it under dash around the steering column.
It's the bulb. There are two filliments in the bulb. One is for when you turn your lights on and the other is for breaking and blinker flashing. When the break filliment goes bad it causes the blinker to flash very rapidly. 100% the bulb. Change it and all will be good again. P.S. if it were a fuse none of the break lights or blinkers would work.
The tail light assembly might have to be removed to gain easier access to the bulb. The socket to the bulb is mounted to the assembly. The socket usually takes a 1/4 turn to line up the guide pins on the socket for the assembly. The the bulb inside the socket either pulls right out or push down and turn a little to the left. When you purchase a new bulb, then you can tell what type is in it.
If the bulb taken out had a plastic base on it, it might have melted a little in the socket. Take the new bulb out look in the socket if there is black on the contacts then just clean them off with a small knife.
Open the rear tailgate There are 2 screws that hold light housing in place.. Remove the screws then pull the housing outwards till the clip behind it springs. You then need to knock the housing sideways (outwards) to free the 2 prongs that attach housing to the car body.
Unclip the rear housing from the back of the light unit & change the bulb.