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So I always use my headlights in the "auto" mode with my fogs and last night coming home I noticed they werent turning like they normally do. I drive a lot in the dark and know this isnt acting normal. What should I be checking (other than the lights to be in auto).
 

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Is it possible you have a blown fuse? The '16 owner's manual lists fuse F43 - Headlamp unit (dynamic bending motor) as the one that controls the adaptive headlight motors. Fuse F37 controls the headlamp control module, but that probably isn't it if the headlights work otherwise. Both fuses are in the engine bay fuse panel.
 

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Is it possible you have a blown fuse? The '16 owner's manual lists fuse F43 - Headlamp unit (dynamic bending motor) as the one that controls the adaptive headlight motors. Fuse F37 controls the headlamp control module, but that probably isn't it if the headlights work otherwise. Both fuses are in the engine bay fuse panel.
Will check, thank you!
 

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Maybe Ford and Lexus aren't great at copying 50 y/o designs :big smile:


Those were all the sh*t when they came out and even a few years later when I was a kid, I was still fascinated.
They eventually stopped making them for some reason.
 

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Had no idea that turning headlights existed back then.

I went and checked the fuse and its still good .. already made an appointment Monday to have Ford look at it.
 

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Had no idea that turning headlights existed back then.

I went and checked the fuse and its still good .. already made an appointment Monday to have Ford look at it.
Please update this thread if you find out what the issue is, i'm having the same problem.
 

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Please update this thread if you find out what the issue is, i'm having the same problem.
Well I ended up pulling the fuse and on my way to work this morning it worked fine. I always leave the switch in Auto so Im not sure what the issue was.. so for now it is "fixed".
 

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Well I ended up pulling the fuse and on my way to work this morning it worked fine. I always leave the switch in Auto so Im not sure what the issue was.. so for now it is "fixed".
Does the headlight position need to be in "auto" for adaptive headlights to work?
 

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Does the headlight position need to be in "auto" for adaptive headlights to work?
Yes. The owner's manual makes it clear that the headlamps only swivel when the headlamp switch is in the "auto" position. Also, the turn assist lights in the front headlamp assemblies only work when the switch is in the "auto" position.
 
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