Headlight problem - Ranger-Forums - The Ultimate Ford Ranger Resource


General Technical & Electrical General technical and electrical discussion for the Ford Ranger that does not fit in any other sub-forum.

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 10-28-2010
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Ontario
Posts: 1
Headlight problem

In my 98 I am having a problem with the headlights. They won't shut off at all. I don't know what to do other than disconnecting the battery all the time. Even thinking that it might reset something it doesnt. Can someone help me with this it is very annoying.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 10-28-2010
mrmrrck's Avatar
Member
iTrader: (1)
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Dover, TN
Posts: 115
Check your headlight switch to see if it is shorted out.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 10-29-2010
Blhde's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Northern IL
Posts: 2,804
The headlight have a fuse for each side. Its a 10a for left and right (low beams). This will help you from disconnecting the battery in the short term.

Being in Canada i would be your DRL module is causing you issues. Its located on the core support behind the head lights. If you lay on the ground and look up you should see it. It will be the only module on the driver side. Unplug it and you will be in US spec meaning no DRL's. If your issue is gone than it was you problem.

Post back with a result, if need be I will dig in the manual for you.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
headlight problem marc83 General Ford Ranger Discussion 5 08-31-2014 09:51 AM
Mazda headlight vs. 98-00 ranger headlight silverfox General Technical & Electrical 8 09-23-2009 03:20 PM
fog /headlight problem sgalka91 General Technical & Electrical 2 09-06-2009 11:19 PM
stumped...weird headlight problem wvcat General Technical & Electrical 12 08-29-2008 01:05 PM
Clear Headlight Problem 00Ranger Exterior Semi-Tech 12 07-03-2008 12:00 PM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:21 AM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.