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Ford Taurus SEL What is the location of the auto headlight

Customer Question

What is the location of the auto headlight relay for a 2002 ford taurus?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Steve replied 5 years ago.

Steve :

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Steve :

hi

Steve :

it is in the central fuse box under the dash

Customer:

There is only a 15amp fuse there. No relay.

Steve :

Ill find a pics hang on

Customer:

ok

Steve :

there is a relay box under the dash on the drivers side that it is in

Steve :

working on a pics

Steve :

it is not part of the fuse box but a seperat square box that is black with cover

Customer:

ok is there more than one relay in the box?

Steve :

yes

Customer:

How will I know which is the auto head lamp relay? Is it labeled?

Steve :

working on getting a pics hang on

Customer:

ok

Steve :

click on the blue link

Steve :

that is the wring one that is the drl relay

Steve :

the autolamp relay is part of the circut board on the central fuse box cannot be removed

Steve :

send wiring diagram

Customer:

I got it but it does not list the auto head lamp relay only the daytime running lamps relay which I don't have.

Customer:

If there is no relay to replace do you think the problem could be the light sensor amplifyer located on the top of the dash.

Steve :

the auto relay is part of the central box fuse box under the dash cannot be replaced have to replace the fuse box if it is bad send wiring diagram

Steve :

what is the problem ?

Steve :

it is controlled by the gem module

Customer:

The headlights stay on all the time when the switch is in the auto position.

Steve :

sounds like a bad relay need to replace the fuse box to replace the relay

Customer:

Bummer. ok I guess I will just not have auto head lamps. Wonder why ford would do that to me.

Steve :

to save money they are doing that a lot putting the relay as part of the fuse box

Steve :

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Customer:

Yah still a bummer thanks

Steve :

thanks for the accept

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