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The dash and running lights in the rear do not come on when turned on for my 2002 ford explorer.

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Sounds like you blew a fuse sir, try replacing it and let me know if it works

Posted on Jul 13, 2013

  • james overton Jul 29, 2013

    Thanks, it was a combination of fuses and crossed wires and ended up taking it to Specmo (Burton Mi)... Problem solved....

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SOURCE: 2002 Ford Exlorer XLT

That year Explorer was notorius for rear ABS sensors going bad. If your ABS light is on as well this may be your problem. Also they were notorious for 4WD modules going bad. This problem is more expensive. I would advise you to have it checked on a computer to see what codes you have.

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SOURCE: Rear taillights and turn signal lights not working

I asked that becauses of the wiring for the tow setup. If the previous owner had uhaul or one of the other tow companies out there install the wires for the tow package they use a crappy little product that they clamp to the wire and push a pin that cuts the casing and connects the circuit. It also seriously weakens the cables, and lets water in to the wire. Since you have a tow package I'd focus on those wires back there sounds like you may have a short. Those pins do have some wire exposure when installed right and I've seen them bundled and taped on the early 2000's explorers without being individually taped first, which leads to shorts and non working turn signals and brake lights.

Posted on Jun 02, 2009

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SOURCE: 2002 Ford Explorer 4x4 will not engage

Being that its a Ford you may need to check or change the switch or there is a problem (be it electrical or mechanical) with the transfer case. Hope this was helpful

Good Luck =)

Posted on Jun 05, 2009

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SOURCE: 2002 Ford Explorer - Drivers side door lock, rear

Aside from the fuses, your drive side power door lock may be failing to work because of a bad door-lock relay system, or, alternatively, the locking switch/button, itself, is not malfunctioning and in need of replacement.

A great handyman site that specifies the above probable causes and more is the following link:
http://yourhandymanzone.com/Your_Handyman_Zone_How_To_Pages_Vehicle_Car_Zone_Cars_Trucks_Vans_Locks_Power_Locks_Do_Not_Lock_When_Pressing_Locking_Switch_Button.htm

Good luck!

Posted on Jul 18, 2009

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SOURCE: replace rear wheel bearing 2002 ford explorer 4x4

you must remove brakes, then remove axle nut, then remove upper control arm and finally tie rod stabilizer, remove axle from car then bearing can be accessed. this is a difficult job that requires special tools so be careful

Posted on Aug 15, 2009

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