I had to disconnect the battery cable over night to keep the battery from running down. You definitely want a completely cool engine before you do this job. I am not responsible for any problems that you might incur by watching or following this video. Ford does not appear to care. There is a place in the rear of the truck so that you can put a wire for a trailer in it may not me making contact.
If something is lighting, check the sockets that are not lighting. I am a 49 year old woman and I figured it out! The test point is the green wire. After getting into the job I found you can not replace the bulbs. It was the only good way we found to light the work area. Is there something I can do myself without taking it to the garage? A burnt out bulb in the taillight cluster of your Explorer is an excuse for a police officer to pull you over. In some cases, the order may ship the next business day. No abs light, ,no loss of pedal,no vibration,nothing.
I told her to get two packages on the way over so she stopped at WalMart got them and brought them to me. Our Ford Explorer light bulb guides allow you to easily replace light bulbs, replace headlight bulb, change a broken lightbulb, install a hid headlight conversion or install led light bulbs instead of spending countless hours trying to figure out which light bulb sizes in your 2000 Ford Explorer. Orders are shipped from Minnesota, ensuring a reasonable shipping time frame to both coasts as well as the areas in-between. It turns out both of my brake lights went bad at exactly the same time, which for some reason made the top light stay on. The brake lights on your 2000 Ford Explorer illuminate when you hit the brake pedal and help prevent you from being rear ended by the cars behind you. Good Luck Posted on Dec 27, 2008 I had a similar problem like this with my 98 explorer once; neither brake lights worked and the top one stayed on very dimly at all times. After a few minutes the brake seemed fine again.
Likely ripped by a branch or such. Later they were on again. The circuit for the third brake light is separate from the right and left brake lights. Ford Explorer Brake Tail Light Bulb Replacement Disclaimer: This video is not meant to be a definitive how to. Chock the back tires so the Explorer can't roll backwards off the T-pots or concrete blocks.
I pumped the brake pedal and still nothing. Can anyone help me with this. Recently the break lights started to stay on after the car is turned off. If the fuse is not blown check to see if you have voltage at the connection at the light. Maybe it will fit down through that little trapezoidal hole in the frame underneath, but I couldn't do it. Push in the two sides of the bulb and then pull the bulb out. I tried one of the old bulbs and it worked fine.
They even stay on in the day when the lights are off. . We email tracking numbers to customers once orders have shipped, provided a valid email address is on file. Since seeing the problem on my Ford Explorer I have notice that many Ford Explorers stopped at trafic lights do not have any brake lights on. About a month ago my daughter brought her car to me in order to get her tail lights replaced. Pull the two wires from the switch. Look for 12 volts on the contact for the bulb at the bottom of the socket.
Good luck Last night when I shut the car off and went inside I noticed that the brake lights stayed on. Check your bulbs frequently and change burnt bulbs promptly. There is a bushing that will fall off be sure not to lose it. Locate the switch near the top of the brake pedal and disconnect the wiring harness. The exact carrier and service used is calculated once the order is packaged for shipment. You fellas are going to love this.
It's not clear from your description if the third brake light is lighting or not. If you absolutely cannot get a reading in the dead sockets, but that third one is still lighting, you get to chase some wiring. Check your bulbs frequently and change burnt bulbs promptly. Carefully push the brass colored brake rod to the left. Remove the switch retaining pin and the white nylon washer from the brake peda … l pin, then slide the brake light switch and pushrod off far enough for the outer hole of the switch to clear the pin. I'd had the Explorer for five years so I thought I'd head it off at the pass and change mine while I was at it.