1998 Ford Escort LX - electrical problems

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Old 03-17-18, 04:05 PM
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1998 Ford Escort LX - electrical problems

Hi

I have a 1998 Ford Escort LX , and LOTS of bulb lights were out:

all front and rear exterior turn signals
left cabin turn signal (right one worked, but was blinking fast)
the rear left tail light
the rear left brake light

I start by replacing all bulbs. After full replacement, only all the lights work
on the right side of the car ! On the left side, all exterior blinker signals are
still out AND the rear left tail light and rear brake light are still out!!! it's like everything is out on the the left side (except for head lights)! This is all true
when I turn on my hazard lights too.

Could something wrong in the signal relay? or fuses? I can check the fuses
to see if any are burned out and I could locate the signal relay too, but how could I test it to see if it's good? Perhaps there's a left-side mainline wiring
that's damaged ? (I'm a newbie with electrical auto repair

Any help would help and thanks for reading

Brian
 
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Old 03-17-18, 05:15 PM
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Welcome to the forums.

A little confusing here. You had some left side lights working until you changed all the bulbs. Now you have no left side bulbs working at all ?

I see a single tailight fuse and a single stop light fuse. That means there is no left side/right side fuses.
 
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Old 03-17-18, 05:31 PM
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I would check for bad ground connections.
 
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