I just bought a used 1998 Ford Explorer xlt v6, It was hut on the drives side it doesn't look really bad. It only has a 137000 miles. What do i do the brake lights and taillights don't work?

Asked by Jun 01, 2015 at 05:05 AM about the 1998 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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You didn't say where on the drivers side, it could have some bearing on harness damage. You have checked the fuses I assume. So then you need to check the sockets and grounds for the rear lights, if it has a trailer plug check that also, if everything checks good then start heading forward until you find the break in the circuit, a good shop manual will help.


if your tail lights or your brake lights don't work it could possibly be the bulbs or it could be the fuses!

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