Vehicle was using Cruise Control. Please Give Any Further Details. Courtesy Lights The courtesy lights come on under the following conditions:? My Sister Had This Same Problem On Her 1993 ford Thunderbird. When the doors are opened, the courtesy lamp relay is activated, sending power to the courtesy lamps. Some components may have multiple fuses, so make sure you check all of the fuses that are linked to the component in question. If you need to replace a blown fuse in your Explorer, make sure you replace it with one that has the same amperage as the blown fuse.
Some Fords have multiple interior fuse boxes including in the trunk - the video above will show you where the interior fuse box of your 1993 Explorer is located. Vehicle was purchased on 19950918. This Occurred While Vehicle Was Parked In The Driveway. If the doors are locked using the keyless entry transmitter within the 40 seconds, the lights immediately begin to fade out. Aug 01, 2003 electrical Wiring Harness Inside The Dashboard Ignited, And Vehicle Caught On Fire. This Happened After The Consumer Had Parked The Vehicle For The Night. May 21, 2009 Are you sure that the thumb wheel switch beside the headlamp switch is not turned all the way up until it clicks? What Dec 03, 2015 Courtesy Lamps - central junction box.
I took off the plastic trim, and took out the sensors - but that isn't necessary. The video above shows how to replace blown fuses in the interior fuse box of your 1993 Ford Explorer in addition to the fuse panel diagram location. Normal operation is: The interior lighting delay feature provides temporary illumination of the courtesy lamps after the doors are opened and then closed. If it is staying on for 10 minutes this means that the smart junction box is seeing a demand for the interior lights from something like a door ajar switch or the thumb wheel. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.
But, By This Time There Were Flames Shooting From Behind The Dashboard. . Vehicle was purchased on 20010505. Sept 19, 1995 Wiring Harness Under Dash Shorted, Causing Fire. The interior lighting delay feature keeps the courtesy lamps on for a period of 25 seconds after all the doors are closed.
This repair is a little involved, but well within the capability of a novice mechanic. They should be able to figure out if the component needs to be replaced or if there is a short or some other problem with your Explorer. When the courtesy lights are activated by unlocking the doors using the keyless entry transmitter, the lights remain on for approximately 40 seconds. Seat Belts — Front — Buckle Assembly The rigid mounted safety belt buckles are defective in three ways. Contacted Dealer And The Dealer Is Not Willing To Do Anything. When the key is removed from the ignition switch with all of the doors closed, the courtesy lights light for approximately 25 seconds before fading out. Ford will replace the rigid mounted safety belt buckles with end release safety belt buckles designed to prevent latch problems.
If your Explorer is experiencing electrical problems, you should always check the fuses first, because they are relatively easy to check and cheap to change. Accident was reported to Police. Some of these circuits can also be activated with the headlamp and panel dimmer switch. Electrical components such as your map light, radio, heated seats, high beams, power windows all have fuses and if they suddenly stop working, chances are you have a fuse that has blown out. Dome , courtesy lights etc. Consumer Shut Engine Off And Went Inside A Business For A Short Period.
First, a fastened safety belt buckle will not unlatch when the release button is depressed. If it sees that the igntion is in the off position it will turn the lights off after 10 minutes to conserve battery power. Tt Fire Happened At Used Car Dealership, Over One Million Dollars Worth Of Damage. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. The third possible defect is that the tongue may be retained by the buckle, but it may not be latched sufficiently to provide occupant protection. Feb 15, 1996 Consumer States That After Parking And Turning The Vehicle Off The Vehicle Caught On Fire On The Driver Side Within The Steering Column Under The Dash, Cause Unkown. Feb 04, 2000 Consumer Stated That There Was A Fire In The Vehicle In The Instrument Panel Area.
They Will Be Fine For A While But Then Just Start Blinking. An insufficiently latched or unlatched safety beltincreases the risk of injury to seat occupants in the event of a sudden stop oraccident. The interior lamps are; the dome lamp, the rear cargo lamp, the door courtesy lamp and the side rail lamps. Then Was Notified That Black Smoke Was Coming From Window. The courtesy lamps then light. When the courtesy lights are activated by opening and closing a door, the courtesy lights will remain on for approximately 25 seconds before fading out after all of the doors are closed. Did you correct the condition? Turning Them Off, Then On Again, Makes Them Stay On For A Few Minutes Until They Start Blinking Again.