the fuse is in the dash behind the overdrive switch
try one of these- I found the manual for my 2003 after much searching http://vehicleownersmanuals.blogspot.com/ https://www.fleet.ford.com/maintenance/owners_manuals/default.asp
The fuse for the overdrive trans and backup lamps is a 10 amp fuse located in position number 27. If it is blown you will also have no backup lights.
On a 1997 Ford Aerostar : The fuse box is under the drivers side of the dash
The 1997 Ford Explorer power window fuse can be found in the fuse box. The location of the fuse will be listed on the inside cover of the fuse box.
It's inside the air bag module and can't be replaced.
do not work left side trailer lamp
In a 1997 Ford Crown Victoria : Fuse ( # 16 ) is a 20 amp fuse for the cigarette lighter
# 27 is a 15 amp fuse for the cigarette lighter in a 1997 Ford Contour ( in the interior fuse panel )
in the under hood fuse pannel it is a 30 amp mega fuse I believe it is the forth one down on the passanger side of the fuse pannel
In a chilton manual at your local auto parts store
Check the fuse.
under the steering colum it has a black cover , it has a tab that says PULL it has the fuse layout but no lables.
Where is the fuse box diagram for a 1998 Ford Explorer?
According to the owner's manual it is # 17 fuse / a 25 amp fuse / for the cigarette lighter on your 1997 Ford Explorer (Helpfull)
Fuse ( # 3 ) is a 25 amp fuse for the cigar lighter on a 1997 Ford Expedition ( located in the fuse ( junction ) box under the drivers side of the dash )
it is located on the fender wall right beside the battery.
You don't, as there is no 1997 Ford Fairmont (in the U.S., anyway)
in the fuse box
Fuse pannel layout
The 1997 Ford Expedition owners manual shows that fuse # 1 in the junction box ( interior fuse panel ) is a 15 amp fuse for the stop / turn lamps
(Fuse # 23) is a 20 amp fuse for the data link connector and cigarette lighter in a 1998 Ford E-150 van ( located in the fuse panel below and to the left of the steering wheel by the brake pedal , there is a cover on the fuse panel )
Mini-fuse # 4 - 20 amp - 4WD system ( 1997 Ford Explorer )
look under hood the in fuse box on passger side
If the interior lights and overdrive are also not working then is a fuse. Look in the owners manual to see which fuse.