my break lights wont work and i cant get it out of park i checked the fuses and they are good any answers


Asked by Apr 24, 2015 at 02:43 PM about the 2000 Ford Focus SE

Question type: General

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Brake light switch. TOP of brake pedal arm


the brake pedal not working it might be stuck or a cable is burst thats y when u press the brake the light dont come on cuz its not pressing

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There is no cable. But you have to have foot on brake to shift out of Park, and it's same switch controls brake lights


OK I took the switch off and tested the wire to the switch and I'm not getting any power to the switch

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And fuse is good? But that's I say it's the same reason it won't come out of Park. A so-called safety feature, so the car won't move unintentionally when put in gear. I can pull up which fuse it is if you are not SURE it's good.

1 of 1 people found this helpful. Page 163 Fuse #54 click to size was a thumbnail I had to scale

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Thank you I was looking at the diagram on fuse panel and it was marked wrong so I checked the fuse you showed me and it was blown I changed it and now I have break lights and it will go in gear now thank you so much

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Way cool. Glad you got it.

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