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Old 12-29-2005, 22:02   #1 (permalink)
reetrulez
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possible electrical problem?

having a problem wit my 99 crown vic, when i start it, the shifter
gets stuck and i cant move it, so i have to turn the car off, put it
into the on position, put it in neutral, the start and shift. also
this is causing my brake lights to not work. i was wondering if this
is an electrical problem, possibly if a fuse it out or something? and
if it is how many amps the fuse it? thanks

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Old 12-30-2005, 00:01   #2 (permalink)
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Re: possible electrical problem?

reetrulez wrote:
> having a problem wit my 99 crown vic, when i start it, the shifter
> gets stuck and i cant move it, so i have to turn the car off, put it
> into the on position, put it in neutral, the start and shift. also
> this is causing my brake lights to not work. i was wondering if this
> is an electrical problem, possibly if a fuse it out or something? and
> if it is how many amps the fuse it? thanks
>

It could be a fuse but also check the brake switch on the pedal shaft
for a bad connection.(or bad switch)
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Old 12-30-2005, 02:01   #3 (permalink)
Mortimer Schnerd, RN
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Re: possible electrical problem?

ShoeSaleman wrote:
> reetrulez wrote:
>> having a problem wit my 99 crown vic, when i start it, the shifter
>> gets stuck and i cant move it, so i have to turn the car off, put it
>> into the on position, put it in neutral, the start and shift. also
>> this is causing my brake lights to not work. i was wondering if this
>> is an electrical problem, possibly if a fuse it out or something? and
>> if it is how many amps the fuse it? thanks
>>

> It could be a fuse but also check the brake switch on the pedal shaft
> for a bad connection.(or bad switch)



Ditto. I had the same problem in a 2000 Taurus and it was the connector to the
brake switch which had taken a powder.



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Old 12-30-2005, 06:01   #4 (permalink)
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Re: possible electrical problem?

The wire is broken off your brake light switch. Easy fix
"Mortimer Schnerd, RN" <mortschnerd@carolina.rr.com.REMOVE> wrote in message
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> ShoeSaleman wrote:
>> reetrulez wrote:
>>> having a problem wit my 99 crown vic, when i start it, the shifter
>>> gets stuck and i cant move it, so i have to turn the car off, put it
>>> into the on position, put it in neutral, the start and shift. also
>>> this is causing my brake lights to not work. i was wondering if this
>>> is an electrical problem, possibly if a fuse it out or something? and
>>> if it is how many amps the fuse it? thanks
>>>

>> It could be a fuse but also check the brake switch on the pedal shaft
>> for a bad connection.(or bad switch)

>
>
> Ditto. I had the same problem in a 2000 Taurus and it was the connector
> to the brake switch which had taken a powder.
>
>
>
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> Mortimer Schnerd, RN
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> mschnerd@carolina.rr.com.REMOVE
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