A friend put a new starter in my 2000 Ford F150. Now my headlights and taillights wont turn off. Other then my lights not turning off the truck starts and runs fine. What is causing this to happen?

Asked by Mar 10, 2015 at 02:41 PM about the 2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 4WD Extended Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2000 Ford F150  5.4L
Starter was replaced
Headlights and taillights are now permanently on

5 Answers

35,025

Most likely your relay went bad. Replace it.

150

Check the fuses to the front and the back lights,

150

To check the relay turn the car in the on position and if u here clicking from the relay than its ok if not change it out

If the relay was bad I would think the lights wouldn't work? Ok, I checked the relay and it is working. So then would it be the lighting control modular?

35,025

Yes, it can be that also. Here is a repair video. Much cheaper then new. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fYvZg0q7Seo

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • if your truck cranks but will not start, what would be the problem? 102 answers

    STARTING PROBLEM I have a 2000 ford f150 5.4L the truck cranks but will not start some times. if i spray starter fliud into the booster in will start up. but other times the truck will start then just...

    2000 Ford F-150 Lariat Extended Cab SB

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Why won't my truck start? 78 answers

    My truck: 1995 Ford F-150 4.9 liter, 6-cylinder Manual transmission My truck will not start. When I turn the key, it only clicks. It does not turn over. This I know: Battery: Checked at NAPA and...

    1995 Ford F-150 XL SB

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • why will my truck not start 31 answers

    I have a good battery, i have a solid connection with my starter solenoid (click, click) when i turn the key. i just changed my ignition switch, and my ignition key cylinder ( they needed to be change...

    1995 Ford F-150 XLT SB

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Why wont my 2000 F150 start? 4 answers

    My truck has been sitting for about a month and i was trying to start it today to get it fixed (had an exhaust leak and lifter tic) but it only cranked and did not start. But after a while of pum...

    2000 Ford F-150

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • New Starter overheating and melting solder on solenoid 3 answers

    I installed new starter on my 2000 F150, it started fine, but 2 minutes later, the starter started overheating and melting away the solder on the solenoid. All the wires are hooked correctly. Anybod...

    2000 Ford F-150

    -

    General

F-150

Looking for a Used F-150 in your area?

CarGurus has 207,307 nationwide F-150 listings starting at $1,200.

ZIP:

Search Ford F-150 Questions

UK Questions

Are you a UK consumer? CarGurus now has a discussion forum in the UK.

Ford F-150 Experts

#1 OJ
OJ
Reputation 6,700
#2 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 4,130
#3 tennisshoes
tennisshoes
Reputation 2,470
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2,591 Great Deals out of 151,211 listings starting at $1,500
Used GMC Sierra 1500
988 Great Deals out of 59,931 listings starting at $1,299
Used Dodge Ram 1500
508 Great Deals out of 12,866 listings starting at $1,800
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty
447 Great Deals out of 42,918 listings starting at $2,195
Used Toyota Tundra
666 Great Deals out of 28,007 listings starting at $2,798
Used Toyota Tacoma
703 Great Deals out of 31,735 listings starting at $2,750
Used Ford F-250
549 listings starting at $1,342
Used Ford Mustang
562 Great Deals out of 42,474 listings starting at $1,699
Used Ford Explorer
1,115 Great Deals out of 71,354 listings starting at $799
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
872 Great Deals out of 27,774 listings starting at $1,700
Used Ford Ranger
202 Great Deals out of 6,743 listings starting at $1,595
Used Ford F-350 Super Duty
442 Great Deals out of 26,074 listings starting at $2,999

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Ford F-150 For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 81,289 listings starting at $10,516
2016 Ford F-150 For Sale
181 Great Deals out of 58,180 listings starting at $4,922
2015 Ford F-150 For Sale
218 Great Deals out of 7,478 listings starting at $18,213
2014 Ford F-150 For Sale
500 Great Deals out of 11,397 listings starting at $12,457
2013 Ford F-150 For Sale
661 Great Deals out of 14,010 listings starting at $8,450