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01-01-2005 01:19 PM
CKA I see tons of Foci's with this problem, but glad yours was fixed, love those tails!
12-31-2004 07:17 PM
S2 Glad it wasn't anything major. Right on....
12-31-2004 12:59 PM
W~Phoenix~{RC} Well it was indeed a blown fuse. Before I went to take my car into the dealership, I also noticed that my front driver side corner repeater was also not working, except when I was using the blinker. This was the exact same problem with my passenger side brake light.

So I thought that I would go ahead and fix the corner repeater problem first, so I actually checked all of my fuses and only one was broke. Fuse 58, which is for the parking lights on the left side of the car. This also fixed the brake problem.

I'm just confused why the fuse for the left side of the car also fixed the brake problem for the right side of the car... reminds me kind of how the the brain works... but meh.

Problem solved. Thanks a lot for the input. Much <3

Cheers!
12-30-2004 07:20 PM
S2 For sure but if it's just a fuse, it's easier then booking the car in.
12-30-2004 07:11 PM
Stephs2.0Focus I say if you're still under warranty let the people at Ford deal with it, get your moneys worth. Thats what its there for right?
12-30-2004 03:42 PM
focuSE check the fuse. that happened to me last month
12-30-2004 03:35 PM
goinloco1 Are you actually talking the brake light or parking light on the rear? way I'm reading what you posted its the park light isn'y working since it lights when you hit the brakes.
12-30-2004 02:48 PM
S2 There could very well be different fuses for the different 'actions' on the back tails. I am not 100% sure but fuses are either good or bad, no inbetween so that would explain maybe a multiple fuse setup.

I am just guessing but I know that cause the bulbs are on and then can get brighter also that maybe it's like the setup for headlights. You know when the headlight burns out but the hibeam still works on some cars, maybe something like that. Either way, even if you took it in to the dealership, they can check it real quick and let ya know, might not even be a warranty issue and just a $2 bulb or something. Good luck....
12-30-2004 01:17 PM
Lil PZEV I had a similar problem a while back, except both lights wouldn't go on- except when I hit the brakes.

It was a fuse... check the fuse map and pull whichever one it says, to check it. Only cost me like $5, and didn't have to stop at the dealer, this was several months ago and they're good since.

If it's not a fuse and your warranty's still good, by all means use it.
12-30-2004 09:19 AM
S2 Wow that's a strange one, yeah I think I would take it in also. With electrical things like that, it could be just about anywhere and to save on the headache it'll probably be easier if the FORD techs deal with it.
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