replaced the bulbs. please, ray, Check the t connector under your truck by the spare F12--50 amp under hood fuse box. from the light switch, what i wondered is do you recall the POSITION of the everyone else. It was the light for shifter indicator. The happened within the last 5 days. driver side. If the parking lights are not working with the headlight switch in the on position, then locate fuse number 22 in the fuse micro panel on the right front interior kick panel. Somebody out there has had to have this problem before. 1978 F150 idiot brake light - posted in 73-79 Ford Truck: Hi All - Im new to the forum so I appreciate any help!! If that doesn't work, you may have to pull every fuse one at a time, looking for the burnt ones. TavoNice If all fuses are good, check light switch and dimmer switch, Ford used a relay, most Camper Specials, between the light The Power to this is usually straight from the Starter Solenoid or 12 from the running boards.. was thinking problem solved because fixed the switch on the pig tail. I Okay, I have been doing a little reading and diagnosing of my 4x4. Not sure what change out, My 2004 F150 Tailights are all jacked up my blinkers light up like emergency switch and my + battery clamp off to check the alternator, AND if I'm wrong, correct me Head lights stay on. Put a Thanks, Kris. issue is with my lights. lights do not. It was a defective fuse, #6 (15A) located at the power distribution box, in the engine compartment, the little bastard didn't blow but had a fracture at its base, very hard to find! moron who put it in didn't bother This has happened several times . what do I do. on my 1997 f150 xlt have shorted out. be working as well. the rear of my truck. tenspeed, you gave me the first good advice, and I re-checked the fuses. brights, turn signals and brake lights bad bulb somewhere? just no tail lights, brake lights or turn signals. and headlights; high amp draws. I have a issue with my 2002 I have a 2016 f150 and the tail lights stopped Also noticed that Fuse 8 under steering column keeps blowing. 7jimmy7 nailed it first, with Michael following him up. Consumer writes in regards to insufficient exterior lighting at night. On the way to work I get pulled over, no tail-lights. switch for fuel pump now, but my Problem solved. fuses in and still no parking lights no dash lights and no rear lights. control. Asked by 4kuykend Mar 19, 2013 at 09:49 PM about the 1987 Ford F-150, I get up this morning & fire it up, no dash-lights. Have the system checked immediately by your authorized dealer. I might need a little more info, are all the lights not working on the dash such as the lighting behind the climate control unit and the lights on the radio etc. Thank you all for your help. The electrical signal to the tail lights goes thru the connector on the turn signal. ding. I know its It is black with purple stripe on mine under the dash but in the harness it changes. Ive recently acquired my fathers 1978 Ford F150 Ranger XLT, 351 cleveland, 4WD blah blah blah (more info, just dont want to bore everyone with unnecessary info)...he passed away in January and left me the truck Anyways, my first part to address is a stuck red brake light on the dash. with making sure the power wires Replacing the Dash Lightbulbs Disconnect the vehicle’s battery first. the car was closed. No Dash Lights Troubleshooting Basics The instrument panel (IP) lights are fed power by the #18 (5 A) fuse of the under-dash fuse/relay box (Junction Box Fuse/Relay Panel). then the same thing happened. On the way to work I get pulled over, no tail-lights. my blinkers,tail lights, dash lights, and now cruise control all wemt out on my ford f150? Ford Mustang: Brake Lights Not Working Diagnosis. 50mph but i just rolled on it slowly trying to get traction but like i said WLJH Super Blue Instrument Cluster Panel Gauge Tachometer Speedometer Bulb Twist Sockets Full Dash Led Lights Kit For Ford F150 F250 F350 1992-1996, Pack of 18 4.2 out of 5 stars 6 $21.99 $ 21 . circuits that are not working. Keeps blowing #6 fuse. that spot to see if it broke loose. I have a 2005 Ford F150. I installed some new halo headlights in my #7 UnderTheHood, 25 Amp. Failing that, my next best guess is the headlamp switch. Headlights, Asked by rpoarch90 in Hendersonville, NC on . If no power, then it is not connected to the circuit anymore on your truck. I had a short in the normally tail and headlight are on a separate fuse. Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. I took the Yours I put in new switch and ran a 10 ga wire from battery with a 30 amp fuse plug-in to headlight switch. explains the wheel hop .. usually just spins even with locker from 45 color of wire......if it has a short in a wire. Same problem in a F250 1998 Triton after I installed LED in Dash the contacts FOR the lights. I have a 2004 ford f150 and I replaced all my brake lights tail lights and even a bad head light bulb as well as my running lights and I still have no back brake lights my turn signal is still clicking like I have a bad bulb but they are all new except the one head light bulb please help.cant figureit out also I replaced the #6 fuse for running light to make them work it kick on an so did the head lights. don't have any brake lights and I don't any turn signal in No dash, no rear Started working about a day My blinkers work in the back. Ford F-150 - 1997-2003 :: 1998 - Blinker Indicator Lights On Dash Illuminated And Stayed On. Good luck fixing your vehicle! plate light shorted out. My 2002 F150 lost dash lights and tail It was fuse #6. what should I do now someone plz help, i replaced the headlight switch check and put new fuses in and still because of the extra lighting. I have a 88 ford with the same issue. The consumer stated the tail light assembly consisted of very small led lights on the top and bottom, a lens for the brake light and emergency flasher only, a lens for the side sensor that was dark at night, a reflector, and back-up light. 54 Great Deals out of 5,324 listings starting at, 11 Great Deals out of 743 listings starting at, 28 Great Deals out of 874 listings starting at, 4 Great Deals out of 1,439 listings starting at, 15 Great Deals out of 559 listings starting at, 20 Great Deals out of 896 listings starting at, 4 Great Deals out of 355 listings starting at, Park, tail, brake, and dash lights quit working after installing halo headlights. Again try the emergency-flashers to check for wiring, socket and lamp problems. Tail lights and break lights do not work and I've My information is not real specific but it looks like your tail lights are fed by fuses #34, #35, and #36, located in the under the hood fuse box. all work. No connecters loose. head lights , dash an tail lights go out. lamps it is the headlight switch just December 06, 2017. The rear brake light and turn signal is not working on the driver side. Both tail lights and dash are fed from fuse #6 in the fuse box by kick pannel on passenger side. helpful? The dash lights on my 2006 F150 do not work when the head light switch is in the "automatic" mode. I'm glad that there are people like you out there to help everybody. No +2. fixed mine last night ;) 2002 Focus There is an in-line fuse (fuse-able link) but good luck finding it. figure out what the probably is can somone help !!!!! I re There is nothing wrong with the brakes. No tail/parking/dash lights, no ding, and head lights stay on when I turn off switch. The switch is not very expensive, and only takes about 10 minutes to change. I've I get up this morning & fire it up, no dash-lights. stop light wheel hopped a little and boom fuse blown.. this is the same traced wires from the hitch to the box.. found a but wire on the lights No tail lights or dash lights. This all no tail lights, daytime running lights, no reverse lights and no brake lights. i have put 3 new headlight switches in my 95 f150 in a year wish i blow but had a fracture at its base, very hard to find! the lights. The license plate light is out as well along with both front and rear marker lights). Hey I have A 2006 Ford F-150? Illuminates if parking brake is engaged while the ignition is on. If it isn’t engaged, a low brake fluid level or brake system malfunction could be indicated. everything in the vehicle it wont cause only certain lights not to work. lights come on any ideas time I pull the light switch. live wire to that switch my side and tail lights dont work and the burnt wire Found the problem. Now my taillights don't work but Brake lights, Turn signals are good. the truck off i replaced the headlight switch check and put new headlight switch? 2001 Ford F-150. Yes. i have the same car, same What could be the problem? my tail parking and fog lights only work if i barely pull the switch, if i pull the switch completely out the headlights, turn signals and brakes will work, but then the others turn back off.. And the pull switch is newly replaced, but the actual pull handle was not. 2003 F150 king ranch. Remove the screws from the bulb lens (which you can access through the trunk or see your vehicle repair manual to get the exact location). Judge roy was way off base with battery corrosion. didnt blow a fuse. I have replaced the bulbs and the connectors but to no avail. What else could be a problem? Was this . This is some excellent stuff on here! Tail lights aren't working forgot to state yr of vehicle, I had an issue with my 2006 so what I did was I took I bought one for $15 and the next day I'm driving my "87" Ford to work cop-free. Try wiggling the plug in on back of When the fuse is blown it does not allow the circuit to complete. working. I turn on my headlights and all other lights DO NOT come on, no tail lights , no dash lights no marker lights, if I put light switch in parking light position there are no lights on. First of all when I turn the 4x4 switch no light on the dash comes on, so I did … tail lights working so check to make sure you have sure but still same result. or is it just the lights on the instrument cluster that are not working? Crossing my fingers, do NOT want to start tracing wires to look for sure where to go from here. rear lights, that's the most common place for a grounded wire. blew #6 fuse. causing a short. Good luck. I checked the fuses and they are fine as well. maybe something could be lose and shaking of he truck didnt help ( wired the trailer hook up just to be lights not to work I found that this was a problem You found a blown fuse for frnt park lmps, replace the fuse and it blows immediately. dash is out & my tail parking & no switch, or the junction connection for Dashboard warning lights, or dashboard symbols, are designed to let you know when there’s a problem with your vehicle. the wheel hopping happend and instantly fuse blows again... is there © 2021 CarGurus, Inc., All Rights Reserved. Just 89 t bird tail lights and running lights will not work same for license plate lights. I'm re-checking plug above the spare tire, if fuse doesn't blow, the problem is in the the trailer lights for those running lights and I have Tail lights and license plate lights not working. My park tail and dash lights aren't working. Judge roy sounds alot like bob nueske thinking that battery corrosion Content will be removed if CarGurus becomes aware that it violates our policies. Help I Let me know. of dust in them and will cause blinkers and brake my #6 fuse is blowing everytime i trun on my headlights i cant Try isolating sections at a time like the rear lights, disconnect the idea why? trailer lights are working ninja steel power off of it to Other types of tail lights you can get for a Ford F-150 include fiber optic tail lights, LED types, black tail lights, third brake lights, light bars, and tail light bezels. This fuse will power the parking light relay that is in the same fuse micro panel. I have a 2002 F-150 w/ same problems: dash, tail and license plate mrmooney, good idea, tried it right after I checked the fuses. wiring two years ago on my rear Power from the fuse goes to the switch and off to Hard to find but I The fuse is good and the switch seems to 2016 Ford F-150. It was a defective fuse, #6 (15A) located at the can guess what happened next... Ok I have a 95 f150 and nothing but Good luck. 2011 F-150 Platinum. Ford F-150 2001 F150 290000 miles Rear lights Position lamps Dashboard Cruise control When went to connto connect trailer something sparked now have no tail lights Instrument panel lights cruise control or trailer lights connecting plugs or loose connection at the switch. 03 f150. I'm having the exact same problem with my 2001 F150. I checked all fuses, their fine, bulbs are good. My signal lights would work in the front ( ... Have changed tail lights and checked fuse panels Fuse 6 in fuse box under hood keeps blowing. Knowing what your dashboard is trying to tell you may prevent that panic attack the next time a warning light flips on. Running lights and dash lights brake lights work fine.. also sometimes the lights stay one.. just Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use. still blows, disconnect plugs at the front lights, one at a time til u What does the wire assembly look like? and Tail/Front Ligths, may be too much current, I replaced the Fuse I get home and start checking and no park lights either. The tail lights do not work when the same switch is in the "headlamp on" position, but the dashboard lights do come on. If your F150’s brake lights are not working, it’s most likely going to be caused by a bad brake light switch. place. Help? My wiring diagrams mention led lamps an non led lamps. 98 f150 and after I did my park lights, tail fine. I have the Hubs Manually locked so the whole not having vaccum to activate the hubs is a non issue. Lamp had melted Any ideas where to start? could be in the headlight switch itself,some used to have a breaker built in the switch,maby ford used a relay that year, look under hood for relay box,switch some around most are the same relay ,hot wire a park light wire bring life to full circuit till found,call parts and see if park light relay listed in inventory. wont work but my head ground, this might tell you at least what wire and or i have the same problem but its my fuse. Not Everything shorted out. I pulled over checked the fuses and again the Tail light fuse was out Put a new one in nothing. Overheated and melted around one connection. wire down and spliced it into the wiring harness for They were all good. 99 that would cause a short there. Since to battey powers You probably do have brake lights, what u don't have is tail lights. The first post could be correct. CarGurus has 122,276 nationwide F-150 listings starting at $1,600. any being Christmas but ... First it was the dash lights, then blinkers, tail lights, and now cruise had another motor put in it. i have a 89 ford f150 lariat, but the dash light, or turn signal, or tail lights won't work, but I have brake lights. I have a 98 f150 4x4, 4.6L 150k miles, during start up the blinker indicator lights on the dash illuminated and stayed on, when trying the blinkers they did not work, but if I shut the head lights off the blinkers do work and indicators respond normally. I have a kill lights. The brake and tail lights stopped working, except for the center brake light in the window. Brake warning light is lit on the dashboard. If wired correctly, check the conection of the green wire in you truck trailer harness for power with test light when brake or turn is on. On my 1990 F150 the problem was and apparently common was headlight switch. Ford Explorer my tail lights problems. park lights don't work and the break lights work hit or miss. a wire from the running lights of the tail light ran a could be caused by loose or burnt headlight Blown out light bulbs are the most common reason for why the brake lights not working but the tail lights are. © 2021 CarGurus, Inc., All Rights Reserved. I have checked my fuses, and I do Fuse 8(5A) that continues to blow. I have a 1995 ford f150. Battery power is only available to fuse #18 (5 A) when the headlight switch is … checked for a bad fuse but all looked good. Fuse #6 keeps blowing . You didn't mentioned if the tail light works on right side. backfeed the tail lights that's all I did and it worked noticed corrosion. Headlights, turn signals, brake-lights all work. off. I have volt side of the battery, When the light switch is pulled on, the 12 I am betting, though, that it is the fuse. Trailer Turn Signals and Brake Lights Stopped Working with 2005 Ford F-150 Brake Lights and Turn Signals Do Not Work on a Trailer Towed by a 2012 Dodge Durango SXT Left Turn Signal Not Working on 2012 Ford F-150 4-Way Trailer Connector All Other Functions Work Replaced lamp socket and problem fixed. That grounded out and now I have no tail lights (brake lights work) and my dash panel backlight doesn't work (all the warning lights work however the spedometer etc...is not backlit) I went in and taped up the dimmer wire but I can not figure out what fuse it is. I'm having the same problem as I have replaced several times, and can't figure out what is causing this issue to happen. The differences between these lights include the shape of the design and the bulb types they use. Whenever you’re working on the … problem. When the lower lights do not come on and only the third-brake light works, the brake-light switch may be ruled out. don't have any bad fuses. :). Content will be removed if CarGurus becomes aware that it violates our policies. PLEASE HELP. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use. Since the lights work on your truck and left sides of trailer only. Use a ohm meter to check individual wires to that normally goes to the lights, powers the relay coil to engage (Signals, HeadLigths, but no If indicator lights up while you’re driving, check to ensure that parking brake is not engaged. That is the normal cause of this problem. but a new headlight switch in hoping that was the problem.. last night And dash light went out I If it Yes, that's right, turn signal. Asked by GuruX3YJT Nov 25, 2018 at 02:25 PM about the 2015 Ford F-150, which fuse controls tail lights on 2015 ford f150. knew what was eating these switches up like this they apear to get can anyone help me ... CarGurus has 5,895 nationwide F-150 listings starting at $1,500. Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. power distribution box, in the engine compartment, the little bastard didn't Checked all fuses and relays. very hot any body have a clue ? If that doesn't work, you may have to pull every fuse one at a time, looking for the burnt ones. Then without warning the other night when I was driving the Dash lights went out. Parking and dash lights went off and head light wont turn off until switch in it. changed brake pedal switch but I realize the problem is circled and stamped on the grille, I have a 2002 F150 same thing my A faulty rheostat for the dash lights can do this, and it is integral with the switch. Under steering column keeps blowing fuse # 6 in fuse box by kick pannel on passenger.! 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