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1997 Ford Ranger: its dash lights, parking lights..Brakes..relay

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My 1997 Ford Ranger p/u has lost it's dash lights, parking lights, rear taillights, (Brakes & Turn are working fine). Since there is no fuse protected circuit for these I assume that they are protected by a relay, which I think may be a parking light relay. Where heck did they hid the relay? It's not in the big circuit box under the hood! Help!!!
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 5 years ago.

Hello, I'm Chris.
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You need to remove the headlamp switch shown below


Next you need to check for power input on the red/yellow and dark blue/orange and tan/white wires with the vehicle running. Then you need to command the headlights on and see if light blue/red and brown and white/black wire has power.


Below are the diagrams for the instrument cluster lights and the exterior lights and the running lamp relay in box 1 under the dash.


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