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Right Rear Brake Light/Signal help

Discussion in 'Stock 2002 - 2005 Explorers' started by k1n6_michael, April 5, 2017.

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  1. k1n6_michael

    k1n6_michael New Member

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    I have a 2003 Ford Explorer Limited and I noticed when I went to drive today, my right signal would strobe fast. Thinking I had a light out, I went and checked both the front and the tail. All running lights seem to be working fine. The only issue I noticed is the right rear tail light doesn't signal, emergency light, or even brake. It does come on though when I turn on my headlights. I had this issue before but it randomly went away. I'd imagine it would be a wiring issue. I just got this car so i'm unsure of where to even begin to look. Car's only got 70k miles :/
    Anyone have any ideas?
     
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  3. TechGuru

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    The fast winky seems to be a common method of informing the driver that a bulb is bad on newer cars.
     
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    I guess if you consider 1980's+ "newer" lol. That function has been around for a long long time.
     
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    The front bulb spec is 3157, which is 3 candlepower minor filament, and 32 candlepower major filament.
    I suggest using 3357/3457, which is 3 candlepower minor filament, and 40 candlepower major filament.

    Short story > brighter blinking for more visibility.
     

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