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Ron, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Ford
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Experience:  23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs
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2004 f150. 12V plug not working, dash/radio lights not

Customer Question

2004 f150. 12V plug not working, dash/radio lights not working until manual headlights turned on, parasitic drain, and "Brake sensor open circuit" code. trying to figure what to look for.
JA: Have you checked the fuses? The dashboard bulbs?
Customer: with those symptoms, what fuses should i check or relays?
JA: Are you fixing your V yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes. pulled couple of fuses
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Juan Crespo replied 9 months ago.

Hi there.

Not sure I understand what's going on... can you clarify what you mean about a parasitic drain (how many amps?). Also, do you have a number for that brake sensor code?