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Hello I have a 2000 Ford excursion with a passenger side headlight that is not very bright. I suspected a bad or weak ground, so I removed headlamp from the housing and using a piece out wire, I connected one side of wire to the metal rim of the headlamp and the other to a ground and the bulb reached max light. But I touched some other ground in the engine and I thought I heard a breaker trip . Now there is no power at all to passenger side but the driver side still woks fine. I did not find a bad fuse in the fuse box. So are there any inline fuses on 2000 ford excursions? And could the headlamps have separate fuses in the fusebox

Mechanic's Assistant: Is the power loss consistent, or does it fluctuate?

Consistent

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Excursion yourself? What have you tried so far?

I am trying to do repair myself. I have a volt ohm meter.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

No But, how much will answer cost?

Mechanic's Assistant: It can cost anywhere from $10 to $100, depending on the type of issue and how much of the Ford Mechanic's time your question is expected to take (how complex and lengthy an answer you require).

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Is your Excursion with or with out day time running lamps?

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