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Headlights on but no tailights. They do come on with switch only partially out but just before park light position. Brake and turn work fine.

Partially out but just before park position. Brake and signal work fine.

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ITS THE SWITCH ITSELF.

Posted on Nov 24, 2013

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SOURCE: 2001 s10 headlights will not come on all the time

are you sure the bulbs are o.k.? if they dont work on both high and low you have ground wiring problem. ground the black wire at the plug with lights on.

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SOURCE: Blows fuses when parking lights are turned on. Headlights work fine even running lights.

If it only happens when you turn the switchto the parking lights then it is most likely the swich that is the problem. Light swich failure appears to be a common fault with fords

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It is not the multifunction switch. The power feed goes thru the brake switch before the multi function. You have no power the the brake switch because your shift interlock is not allowing you to shift it. I'll look up the wiring diagram and repost with a solution.

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It Could Be The Flasher Switch Or Turn Signal Switch Now This May Not Be Whats Wrong with Yours Now My Ignition Switch came Apart on my car and i lost turn signals and E flashers i hope one of these will help

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SOURCE: 1999 ford crown vic dash light running light problem.

Check all the bulbs at tail end for parking and brakes, test grounds and harness for trailer. Check fuses. clean batery terminals, Re instal head light swich properly and make sure all wires conect.
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