Before checking anything else - make sure that the right sized fuses are installed in 32 and 7. If your Focus has many options like a sunroof, navigation, heated seats, etc, the more fuses it has. This unit should be larger, with several pins or legs coming off it. Go to where the wire is connected to the tail lights. Reconnect the earth Your problem should be fixed : I drive the silver slag focus you may have seen my at car shows and stuff? The manufacturer was made aware of the failure who did not offer any assistance.
You don't have to remove the bolts, just unscrew them enough so that they no longer hold the brake assembly. On more than 3 occasions recently in March of 2017. Just not the back brake lights when I come to a stop. Does your hazard flashers and turn signals work normally? Though not necessary, I highly recommend taking off the entire cover which includes the fuse box cover; this is done by removing 4 screws 2 at the top and 2 at the bottom + a plug removing the entire… Typically there are two fuse boxes: One under the hood normally near the battery and one under the dash. Any ideas why the switch is not working when I push the brakes and lights come on when I push it by hand? Hi, The emergency brake lever may be engaged by a notch or two causing the light to come on.
There is smoke and bad smells at first, then everything goes back to normal. The wiring diagram for the brake lites showed fuse 54, hot all the time, but, looking at the power distribution diagram, to track the circuit to fuse 54, shows the the key has to be on, for the feed to fuse 1 and fuse 54 to go hot. I bought bulbs to replace them and upon opening the 3rd brake light cover realized the housing which holds the bulbs is plastic, 2 of the bulbs had melted to the plastic, the other 3 bulbs were loose inside the cover after the plastic melted and caused them to fall out. I left the car in drive with my foot on the brake pedal. When I push the brake pedal the lights don't come on but when I push the brake switch up with my hands Manualy the brake lights come on? I tried tracing the problem by looking at the wires around the fuse box and the wires on the back lights.
Some components may have multiple fuses, so make sure you check all of the fuses that are linked to the component in question. The vehicle was not repaired because the part was no longer available through the manufacturer. Therefore, it is impossible to change a burnt bulb because the lamp assembly was too distorted from melting to free the socket. The bulb and its holder fell into the lamp assembly. Align the assembly with the holding screws. However, I do not find any wire problem that may cause the problem. The most likely causes of fuse 32 failure, in order of most likely to least are:.
Pump the brake while the vehicle … is turned off. Hello- I am at my parents house and just realized that all three of my brake lights aren't working. I strongly recommend getting a manual for your car which has instructions on how to replace. One would need to manually unlock any and all doors from the inside of the vehicle. Now after a few weeks the same 15-amp brake light fuse burned out again. Put the stand under the body of the car, then lower the car onto the stand. The service manager stated that was the repair authorized by the extended warranty.
The new switch that I got has 2 prongs while the plug that comes out has a bunch of different slots. Contacted the local dealership and spoke with the service manager. If you find it, take some electrical tape and wrap it around the wire at that… You probably don't have a real cigar lighter, because the nannies at the Ford factory thought you were too stupid to handle such a dangerous device and would do something dangerous, like lighting a cigarette in the car, so they put a fake one in, with no contacts. Additionally, the brake lights would not illuminate. Every time I'd first start the car, that light would turn on. I have seen several hatchback models such as my own with 3rd brake lights burnt out.
Has anyone been in a situation where the brake light fuse keeps burning out on a ford focus 2001 sedan??? You will see a round piston in the middle of the assembly this is where a manual comes in handy. Apparently they often mislabel parts. I returned to my car, started the engine and could not get the gear shift out of park. Just cant pin point the problem? So I have turn signals both sides brake lights and the hazard flash also just like normal. . Also ther eis another panel in the engine conpartmnet. The diagram of the fuses and systems they control can be found in the owners manual.
I can't troubleshoot that module from here, I'd have to look at it. The wires may have also shorted affecting the brake light operation, marker lamp operation, and numerous other functions as there are an estimated ten wires that run in parallel in this harness and all wire except two had multiple insulation defects that potentially resulting in shorts. The fourth fuse was okay. The video above shows how to replace blown fuses in the interior fuse box of your 2001 Ford Focus in addition to the fuse panel diagram location. Think that could be connected with why the brake light ain't working? Slide the brake assembly from the rotar.