Question about 2004 Ford Focus
Check Dimmer Control wiring harness. Unplug the wiring harness connectors to the dimmer control several times and re-connect. Some corrosion may have built up and this should clean it enough to regain function. If it does not, check to be sure the headlights do not need replaced. It is possible that both low beams are burnt out. LAST option if all of the previous do not remedy, is to replace the dimmer switch control. This is the most expensive fix of all listed, but is the only thing left that could be the problem.
Posted on Jun 28, 2009
Check your headlight switch.
Posted on Jun 28, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
That sounds like a problem with the high beam switch in the low beam position. The contact is bad or the detent retainer isn't keeping the contact engaged.
Posted on Jun 22, 2011
Take a look at this link regarding DRL system. I know it's not exact truck but most of it would apply to yours too. It should give you hints on what to test & how.
Posted on Mar 28, 2009
Hi. i recommend a thorough inspection of the wiring harness and harness connectors that led to the actual headlights. use a volt meter to test the current flow to the connectors. pull the connectors from the back side of the headlights and test all cooper contacts inside the connectors. If the wire contacts all show voltage, this will confirm a switch malfunction. it should be replaced in this case.
Now, if one or more contacts on the wires harness fail to produce any voltage, this will confirm a faulty wiring harness. replace the wiring harness in this case.
Make sure the headlight switch is in the on position when testing the wires.
Posted on Jul 30, 2009
Should be fairly easy. Make sure to disconnect the positive battery cable. Remove the cover from around the column behind the steering wheel. Should take a star driver to remove the screws holding the cover together. Once the screws are removed pop the cover apart and you will see the multifunction switch on the column, should have two to three screws holding it to the column remove the screws and it should come out pretty easy replace with new one and put back together.
Posted on Oct 02, 2009
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Posted on Feb 07, 2010
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Turn the engine off, open the hood, and disconnect the negative battery cable (--) with your pliers.
Locate the power distribution box against the firewall on the driver's side of the engine compartment. Flip up the latch and remove the plastic cover.
Determine which headlight fuse you want to replace. The 2001 Ford Focus uses four headlight fuses--one for each headlight. Fuse number 16 is for the passenger side low beam; fuse number 17 is for the driver's side low beam. Fuse number 26 is for the passenger side high beam; fuse number 27 is for the driver's side high beam.
Grasp the fuse with your fingers and pull it straight out of its mount. Insert the new fuse in its place. Replace the plastic cover and reconnect the negative battery cable.
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