i had this same problem on a 2001 explorer sport and when i removed the cover on the steering colum i also noticed that a couple wires were not in the plastic harness anymore because the plastic clip that holds the wire in place broke. what i did to fix it was got some small zip ties and cut them very short, just enough to fit the hole along with the wire, and i placed the wire back in where it should be and then shoved a few of those in there to hold it in place. if you want to be extra sure you can also drop a little super glue in there to hold it better. i did this several months ago and have had no problems and its a very cheap fix if you dont mind taking a few minutes to do it.AnswerChange the bulb. It has two filiments, one for the tail and one for the turn. AnswerHi, I also had this same problem on my 2001 Explorer Sport a few months ago. When you turn on your left turn signal did it blink (inside) really fast? Turned out my problem was the turn signal switch which cost me a pretty penny at the shop. Answer2001 Ford Explorer Sport - Same issue Problem = LEFT turn signal flashing fast, no left turn rear light, no rear left brake light, no rear left hazrard light. Running light works on rear left and front left works on ALL tests.
Details in Toubleshooting: Removed steering column cover and found loose blue wire on harness connecting to the Turn signal control unit. Reinserted and tested - Fixed issue.
The wiring to the brake lights and turn signals are postioned badly right under the tilt steering mechanism...using the tilt steering will eventually cut the wire...i had the same problem in my '01 Sport...in my opinion, it should have been a recall but i researched and it wasn't listed...
Read more: What is wrong with your 2003 Ford Explorer if both break lights are out but the bulbs aren't bad
under the dash in the fuse box
No vehicle year was given so I have to keep it general... Ford Explorer Sport turn signal / brake light bulb lamp replacement: Purchase the correct replacement turn signal / brake light bulb(s) first, before disassembling the vehicle. See sources and related links below for replacement turn signal / brake light bulb information. Then consult your owner's manual for the replacement procedure. As simple as it sounds, the owner's manual is the best place to start for turn signal / brake light bulb lamp replacement instructions and illustrations. You may want to consider replacing both left and right at the same time in order to keep brightness and color equal (optional).
I have the same problem - but my third brake light slightly flashes when the car is of (Explorer 1998). I have replaced the "stop light" switch with no improvement at all.
Check your brake fluid level in the brake master cylinder in your engine compartment when it is low your brake warning light will come on
If you have the same bulb for brake and signal, brake light power needs to be interrupted by the signal lights, The brake circuit has to go through the signal light switch so the problem could be there.
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.
bulb # for brake light on your explorer is a 3157 backup light bulb # is 3156 hope this helps
The brake light in your dash will turn on if the brake fluid level is low in your brake master cylinder in your engine compartment
In many cases, the brake light and the turn signal use the same bulb.
Where is brake light fuse for 2004 Ford Explorer located
most likely a bulb b/c if it was the fuse your other brake and signal light wouldn't work... most vehicles the brake and signal light are all in one bulb... try replacing the light bulb
The parking brake light stay lit on the 1999 Mitsubishi Montero sport the parking brake is working and you have not put the light off.
Something is wrong with the Anti-lock Brake System . It could be a fuse , a sensor , or some other problem . As long as the red " BRAKE " light is not on in your dash you still have " normal " brakes
short circuits in the turn signal and brake light circuits
If only the right rear brake/signal light is effected it is not the fuse. Inspect the right rear brake/signal bulb, socket and wiring.
Defective or out of adjustment brake light switch.
possibly have a brake light out
If the brake light in your dash is on , either the BRAKE FLUID LEVEL in the brake master cylinder in your engine compartment is LOW or your parking brake is on
the brake light switch is mounted above the brake pedal on the metal lever
If you mean the " BRAKE " light in your dash it's just under the " 0 " on your tachometer
Assuming the signal lights still work, no. But a bad brake light switch or a blown brake light fuse could.
More than likely you have a burnt out bulb at the front signal light, rear signal light, or brake light on the right side.
i have conected the black and red wire to the brake and it works (the brake light that is) and i conected the blue and white to the signal lights each wire being left and right signal and it all works. but when i brake all of the light lights up the red bar for the brake and the orage bars left and right when i signal left or right whiles braking the signal works but the other signal light sticks on with the brake light. so if any one as any idears please let me know thanks
The brake light in your dash comes on , if the brake fluid level in the brake master cylinder in your engine compartment is LOW , and also if your emergency brake is on
Above the brake pedal. If your main brake lights dont work but your third center brake light does, then the brake light switch is not the problem. Its is the turn signal switch.