Ford Exterior Lighting Headlights High/low Beam Dimmer Switch


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Ford Explorer 1993
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
May 21, 1993
Location:
Odem, TX

headlights are inadequate when using the high beams. tt

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU32X1PU. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford F150 1988
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Mar 27, 1995
Location:
Gelano, MN

dimmer switch caused a fire. tt

Vehicle was on fire. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Mustang 1993
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Jan 21, 1995
Location:
Milan, MI

headlights dim. *tw

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FACP40M1PF. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Taurus 1989
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Feb 03, 1995
Location:
Fort Colli, CO

headlight automatic dimmer failed.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FABP5347KG. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford F150 1992
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Nov 20, 1994
Location:
Mesa, AZ

lights on dim are very bright.*jb

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTEX14Y4NK. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Aerostar 1991
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Dec 01, 1995
Location:
Willard, NC

vehicle with seal beam light keeps going out for no apparent reason. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Aerostar 1991
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Dec 01, 1995
Location:
Willard, NC

vehicle with seal beam light keeps going out for no apparent reason. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Ranger 1987
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Nov 28, 1995
Location:
Clyde, NY

plug connecting wires to dimmer switch melted due to being pinched between steering column and cover. *dsh

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTCR14T8HP. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Thunderbird 1993
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Feb 01, 1995
Location:
Port Arthu, TX

headlights would go out at night after driving a few miles, would come back on if dimmer switch activated.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FAPP64R5PH. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Thunderbird 1992
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Nov 01, 1995
Location:
Tulsa, OK

dimmer switch shorts, causing headlights to go out. *dsh

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford F250 1988
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Feb 20, 1996
Location:
Tustin, MI

headlight dimmer switch shorted, causing fire.

Vehicle was on fire. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FTEF26YXJC. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Explorer 1994
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
May 02, 1996
Location:
Colorado Spr, CO

turn signal failure. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTMDU34XRU. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Crown Victoria 1987
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Sept 28, 1996
Location:
Rhinelande, WI

high beam switch goes out after a certain period of time due to weak resistors, driver must quickly switch to low beam.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FABP73F5HX. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford CROWN VICTORIA 1987 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Ford CROWN VICTORIA 1987 Exterior Lighting Headlights High/low Beam Dimmer Switch Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 55 mph.

Ford Thunderbird 1988
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Mar 21, 1997
Location:
Landenberg, PA

switched post on high/low beam dimmer then resumed high position and vehicle started to get hot; however, fuse did not blow. this is the second incident. *ak

Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford F150 1990
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
July 01, 1996
Location:
Saint Paul, MN

dimmer switch failed, emitting smoke.

0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTEX14H4LK. Vehicle was purchased on June 01, 1996. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford F150 1990 Drive type:4WD. Ford F150 1990 Exterior Lighting Headlights High/low Beam Dimmer Switch Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 30 mph.

Ford Thunderbird 1992
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
May 15, 1997
Location:
Bloomington, IN

while driving 55 mph with lights on, they would flicker on & off. problem started w/high beams & then w/low beams; eventually went out completely; pulled over & cooled vehicle down. lights worked afterwards. had changed same identical switch 7 years ago. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FAPP64R6N1. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 55 mph.

Ford Contour 1995
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Grimstead, VA

dim lights are not bright enough.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FALP6539SK. Vehicle was purchased on July 12, 1996. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Probe 1990
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Oct 08, 1991
Location:
Hauppauge, NY

high beams would not shut off.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1ZVPT21U0L5. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Thunderbird 1993
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Dec 09, 1997
Location:
Mccalla, AL

while driving switched on hi-beam and headlights stopped working, creating problem on dark streets. cannot see to drive at night. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FAPP6243PH. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Sept 01, 1993. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford THUNDERBIRD 1993 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A.

Ford Thunderbird 1993
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Oct 20, 1997
Location:
Saraland, AL

after driving for 1/2 hour with lights on, headlights would flicker. high beams or fog lights could not be used. speed would not matter. took to shop to have it checked out.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FAPP6241PH. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph.


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