1997 Ford Explorer, I checked the filaments and all is fine, when I turn on the "parking lights only" the head lights come on but the running lights out back won't glow, brake lights work fine

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Asked by Mar 17, 2014 at 12:31 AM about the 1997 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When I turn on the parking lights, the head lights shine but the running lights/tail lights
don't burn out back, I checked the filaments and they look good and even took them out
and swapped them out, it is not a fuse or else none would work, what else could it be?
The brake lights work, even the 3rd light works fine.??

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Check the multi-function switch. When turning on the dusk/dawn lights I do not believe the headlights should come on. Get a Haynes/Clinton book for your year vehicle. I believe they have wiring diagrams in the rear. An inexpensive multi-meter, to check for voltage, would be a great assistance.

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