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Rear lights do not work, bulbs ok, fuse ok

I have a Ford focus 2000. The rear lights that normaly are on when the engine is running, stopped working. At the same time, the lights on the instrument panel went out. The brake lights and reverse lights are working. Bulbs are ok, and fuses are ok. Any suggestion on solution or what more I could check?

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  • young_queen_ Mar 04, 2009

    I have the exact same problem and am wondering where the most common place the wire would be frayed? My guess is before the fuses since it is both the instrument lighting and the tail lights. I guess my question is, is it under the hood or behind the instrument panel?

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You  probably have a frayed wire touching something metal (short to ground) check your wiring, check your grounds.

Posted on Feb 27, 2009

  • kqqlxxx Oct 26, 2010

    If there was a wire touching it would blow thw fuse!

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