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Old 11-03-2010, 07:48 PM
klkordzi klkordzi is offline
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Default 2001 Ranger light help needed

I have a 2001 Ranger. I recently replaced the fuel pump and unbolted and slid back the bed to get at the pump. I disconnected the main connection for the tail lights so i could do this. After getting everything back together, my parking lights front and rear and fog lights and license plate lights won't come on. The brake lights work, back up lights and turn signals work. When I began checking things I found a wire I had previously installed for a tow hitch that went to the right rear tail light had gotten smashed between the bed and the frame. I removed that wire as well as the harness I had installed. I've also checked all fuses and relays including the relays under the dash. I also back probed the connection on the fog light switch and do not seem to be getting power into or out of it nor is there power getting to the fog light.
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Old 11-03-2010, 08:15 PM
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Default Re: 2001 Ranger light help needed

fried wire? maybe toasted the ground? doesnt sound good.... wire chasing sucks. goodluck
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Old 11-03-2010, 08:23 PM
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Default Re: 2001 Ranger light help needed

Are you getting continuity from the switch to the light in question? Check grounds and maybe other smashed wires. Did the harness you removed complete the circuit in question
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Old 11-04-2010, 06:52 AM
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Default Re: 2001 Ranger light help needed

Brianxlt,
In order to check continuity would I run a lead from my multimeter to the light end of the wire and put the other lead at the switch end?
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