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1996 Ford Windstar tail lights and dash lights stopped working

When I turn on the headlights I do not have dash or tail lights. Headlights work fine. Brake, turn signal and hazard all work fine. Mechanic checked all fuses and checked out ok. Referred me to electrical guy. Is there some sort of electronic module or CCRM that is responsible for this?

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No. All those lights are on the same fuse and are controlled by the headlamp switch.

Make sure that the fuses were all checked on the fuse panel inside the vehicle under the dash. That is where the fuse for those lights is.

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When you turn on the headlight switch ,be it park lights or headlights, it sends power to the multi switch on the steering column. Check that out too.Mine was just dirty contacts, everything works now.

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This same issue just occurred yesterday on my Windstar? Any luck yet with the solution?

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