how to get my tail lights to work

Asked by Dec 30, 2015 at 09:00 PM about the 2001 Ford Explorer Sport

Question type: General

Crashed my truck my driver side turn
signal wires touched now my tail insights
don't work...they work when I use the
breaks but don't work when I turn the
lights on ...is it a fuse or what? And is
there more fuses then the ones that are
in the truck on the driver side

4 Answers

71,335

Sounds like you shorted it, yes it would be a fuse blown. If there are any other fuse boxes it would be under the hood or on the side of the drivers side dash.

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thanks...my head lights work and my breaks n turn signals work, runing lights dont work the yellow lights in the front and back red lights in the back n the yellow lights in the back dont work...have'n a problem opening the hood i thought there might be another fuse box under the hood but lke i said have'n a problem getting it open

18,790

If involved in a front end collision, obviously the wiring for the light(s) which do not work were damaged. You'll have to get the hood open and begin checking.

5,185

You don't say if the accident was front or rear. In either case, if the wires touched, it should have blown a fuse. There is no relationship between the brake lights and the running lights. Look for a short or pinched wires to the running lights.

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