How to Locate the Fuse Box in a 1996 Ford Econoline | It The position of the fuse box in a 1996 Ford Econoline allows for quick and easy fuse maintenance. Fuses help protect electronic circuits from damaging loads; look for the fuse box if a brake light fails, a head light will not turn on, or when you discover an electronics malfunction. Replace a compromised fuse Ford E-250 - 1996 Fuse Box Diagram Ford; E-250 - 1996 Fuse Box; 32. The air bag system uses a readiness light on the. instrument cluster or a tone to indicate the. condition of the system. When you turn the. ignition to the ON position, this light will. illuminate for approximately six (6) seconds and. then turn off. This indicates that the system is.