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97 sho, my headlights wont come on and my parking lights wont go off??? replaced multi-function switch and the headlight switch

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With my 98 Taurus with the same problem, simply replacing the fuse solved both problems. The fuse is under the hood - it was the small 30amp on the toward the engine side under the relays.

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[The troubleshooting process:] Review the Owner's Manual and ensure the test configuration matches the following criteria:
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(b) your headlight relay has failed.
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The headlight relay and fuse 1 are located (I think) in a fuse/relay block under the hood.
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Multi-Function Switch Removal & Installation
1. Open the hood.
2. Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable.
3. Remove both upper and lower steering column shrouds.
4. Disconnect both posi-lock harness connectors at the rear of the multi-function switch.
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If replacing the multi-function switch, the combination flasher and windshield wiper/washer switch
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1. Remove the two Torx(R) screws retaining the wiper/washer switch, place next to the new
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2. Place switch into place and install mounting screws. Torque multi-function switch to column
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3. Connect both posi-lock harness connectors at the rear of the multi-function switch.
4. Install both upper and lower steering column shrouds.
5. Connect the battery negative cable.
6. Close hood.
7. Verify vehicle and system operation.

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