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No break lights wont come out of park

Changed break peddle switch all fusses good has an remote start after market when put foot on break it wont get out of park

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Do the brake lights come on when applying the brakes?
If so then the remote start could be causing the issues or the interlock may have gone bad

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SOURCE: 89 mercrury grand marquis tail lights wont come on

check out the ground and the fuseline its the cable coming out by the battery by the firewall also try this website

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SOURCE: no dash or tail lights. they share a common fuse.

My recollection from owning a Lincoln Continental is you need to change a switch in the steering column most of those wiring are tied into it.

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