The third brake light is a flourescent light element (there is actually no bulb) that is one part of a two piece system. The second part is a ballast. The "light" is one inclusive trim package. The "ballast" can be purchased individually. Although there is no way to test which piece has gone bad, in most cases the ballast is the culprit. The ballast is the least expensive at around $100 from you local Ford dealer Open the lift gate and remove the trim panel by pulling the trim tabs (there is a tool available at your local parts store) to access the assemblies. Remove the bolts and disconnect the wires. Remove the nuts that hold the light and disconnect the wires.
This link has photos and steps to replace brake pads and rotors. http://www.explorerforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=122696
To replace the brake light on a 2000 Ford Explorer, remove the screws holding the brake light in place. Gently, but firmly, pull the brake light out of the vehicle and replace with a new one.
Hire a mechanic!
Lift the car on a jack, remove the tire, remove the brake shoe/caliper and remove the brake pad. Put in the new brake pad, replace the brake shoe/caliper, replace the tire and lower the car.
Brake shoes worn out. Replace them and have the drumns resurfaced.
Actually , the 1996 Ford Explorer has small emergency brake shoes inside the back of the disc brake rotors on the REAR brakes only
How to Install Front Brake Pads Check Related links below.
How to Install Front Brake Pads Check related link below for picture and video
Remove the rear tire and wheels. Remove the emergency brake shoe spring. The brake shoe will come off. Reverse the process to install the new brake shoe.
the bulbs can be accessed in two ways, in older models with the top mounted light above the rear window the screws are through the lens, remove them and replace the bad bulb. On newer models it is inside on the rear window and the trim that covers the light must be removed from inside.
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If you are not familiar with doing brake repair I would suggest purchasing a repair manual for that vehicle. Doing brake repair correctly is number one for safety reasons.
To put brake fluid in a 1997 Ford Explorer, you must locate the brake fluid reservoir. Once you locate it, unscrew the cap, and replenish the brake fluid.
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HERE IS THE EASYEST WAY...CHECK ALLTHE FUSES IF ANY ARE BLOWN REPLACE THEM.IF THE BRAKE LIGHTS DO NOT WORK MOST LIKELY ITS A BRAKE SWITCH. ITS LOCATED AT THE TOP OF YOUR BRAKE PEDDLE YOU'LL HAVE TO GET ON YOUR HANDS AND KNEES TO LOOK UP TO SEE IT . REMOVE IT TAKE IT TO THE PARTS STORE WITH YOU MATCH IT UP AND REPLACE IT
remove tail light and reach through
Switch is spring loaded and on the shaft that runs from the pedal lever through the firewall (under the dash) A cotter pin hold the switch on the shaft...easy to replace....but no adjustment
Replacing brake pads is a pretty easy task. One must remove the tire, remove the brake shoe, remove the used pad, replace it with a new brake pad, replace the brake shoe, and replace the tire.
On a 1989 Acura Integra hatch back the brake lights are reached through the hatch itself. The brake lights housing are on the rear of the vehicle. Unplug the bulbs and replace them.
You remove the wheels to replace brake lines.
remove brake parts after removing tire should slide right off
Defective or out of adjustment brake light switch.