Question about 1996 Mercury Tracer
Check your ignition switch on your stearing
Posted on Dec 03, 2014
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Check for power out of brake light switch by brake pedal. Of its faulty , the 3rd brake light will still work. Hope this helps
Posted on May 23, 2009
This may sound too simple, but first verify that you are getting voltage to the light socket. Use meter on d.c. If you are getting voltage, and your bulb is good, it could be a bad ground. Don't overlook the brake light system goes through the directional signal in the steering column.
Posted on Feb 20, 2009
You didn't mention your rear brake lights. If they don't work either then you probably have a bad light control module (LCM). This is a common problem with big Fords. You can buy a replacement part ($250) or have yours rebuilt (www.autoecu.com). The module is located under the dash to the right of the steering column and is fairly easy to replace.
Do the turn signals work? If not it may be the turn signal switch. The aftermarket parts are cheaper than a Ford factory part; check the guarantee before deciding.
Worse case scenario? You need both parts.
Posted on May 01, 2009
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