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There are a couple problems you have to check in order to make sure what your actuall problem is. Your first is the fuse, second is the bulb is blown and then third you might have a short in the wiring between the fuse and the connector plate. If both tail lights do not work you might want to check the fuse first. Once that is replaced, check to make sure that all of the bulbs are the correct bulbs and are not blown. If you have done both and you still don't have any lights you will need to trace as much of the wirng as possible to check and see if it's pinched or cut anywhere, if it is you will need to replace this section of wire with OEM replacement. Depending on the year and make of the vehicle you can get replacement tail light assemblies at parts stores or junk yards.
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Answer Check the fuses? Check the light switch?
Sounds like you've got a burnt-out taillight bulb.1 - go to your local auto parts store and ask them to look up a taillight bulb for your make, model and year, and buy it.2 - …Access the tail-light bulb holder by opening up the tail light from *inside* the trunk of the car. (This is trickier than I've written here...but I don't have a Toyota Avalon so I can give exact instructions). This usually involves a flat head screwdriver, a Phillips head screwdriver and a wrench at most for tools. With many tail lights, there are a few screws to undo, or even just clips to unclip from inside the trunk to pull the bulb-holder out of the light housing.3 - Remove the burnt out bulb and insert the new one.4 - Have a friend look to see that your brake light goes off when you stomp on the brake. (Or use a large mirror, angled so you can see it from the driver's seat to do the test yourself.) If it works, voila! If it doesn't, you've got electrical issues...or bought a burnt out bulb. To test the bulb, you can slip it into the working tail-light housing on the other side and test it...
1980 Camaro tail lights and dashboard lights do not work brake lights and turn signal lights do Any solution to fixing problem?
Answer Most often the tail lights and dash lights share a single feed and fuse. Assuming you have checked the fuses (probably marked as tail or courtesy) then I wo…uld next check the head light switch. If you have good fuse and the head light gives a voltage out while in the 'parking light' position (usually between off and headlights) then you need to start chasing wiring. If you need more, post another question, and I'll see if I can walk you further down the path. I had this exact same problem and found out that the headlight switch was just making enough contact with the plug for the headlights to work. We plugged that in and the tail lights and dashboard lights started working also.
Answer . Check the fuse box in the engine compartment. If that doesn't work, check the break switch located behind the break pedal. Sometimes those get stuck.
First of all.Whats wrong with them. Second if its a turning signal or a brake light problem Third is it reverse lights Being more specific does help get m…ore answers
Answer Almost always it's a bad bulb. Poke around inside the car and you'll probably something you need to remove to get to the bulbs. Ty swapping thge bulb not …working with one that does.
Answer Are u talking about replacing the bulb or replacing the light cover?
It could be the fuse that also controls your dash lights. It is a 15 amp fuse in the box under the hood labeled "small lights".
Answer check cigarette lighter for metal debris then change fuse.
How can you fix your tail lights on your 1990 Toyota corolla i have no dash or tail lights my head lights work fine and the fuse is good?
you pooh on it you pooh on it
How can I fix my BMW 528 Tail light indicator that remains on but the tail light is working properly?
I indicator on my 540i went out by itself once the lights were fixed. A couple of points: 1) Don't forget to check the high brake light as well (I've forgoten it my…self). 2) The sensor is very picky. Make sure that the contacts between the bulbs and the housing is clean. I cleaned mine with and earser (white dust on mine) and the warning light went out. Hope that works for you. Michael.
I have a 88 Corvette and the brake lights and tail lights are not working What should I do to fix them?
take it to a garrage
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Locate fusebox under dashboard. Check owners manual for location and fuse number. Replace fuse.
You need to isolate the problem. Since your tail lights don't work, check the dash lights. Are they out too? If so it could be a fuse. Check the fuses to see if you've blown… the one that controls the tail lights. If you HAVE, you need to find out why. Often a trailer plug can be shorted causing the fuse to go. If you have a plug for the trailer lights, get under the back, unplug it and bypass the trailer plug. Note that the tail light wiring harness in the back has an assembly that allows you to plug in a trailer connection. If the fuse is good, start with a meter and work toward the front. Does the truck have side clearance lights? Do they work? Do the front clearance lights/parking lights work? If you're getting dash lights but no tail lights or clearance lights, check the headlight switch. It has several outputs, one for headlights, one for clearance and tail lights and one for dash lights which can be dimmed. If ONLY the clearance/tail lights are failing to work, make sure the switch is functioning properly. To do that, pull the 4 screws around the dashboard bezel, then carefully pull the bezel toward you. The switch assembly is on the left, don't disconnect it yet. Get a good volt meter or test light and start probing around. You should see an input and output wire for the headlights, they will be larger than the others. Verify that you know how to test the power output by connecting the meter with the negative to vehicle ground and the positive to the connector or lead that you're testing. Next, test the input for the dash, tail and clearance lights. If the fuse is good you should be able to find the appropriate voltage on the input line and the voltage should be present when you turn on the parking lights on the output line. If you DON'T have voltage on the output with the switch on but you DO have voltage to the input. it's the switch. Amazingly, they aren't too expensive from the dealer. There are lots of possibilities, you just need to find out what's wrong, and DON'T just start throwing parts at it. KNOW what's wrong before you replace anything. Which is what I did, costly! What I did below and the fix! I have the ANSWER for BRAKE LIGHTS NOT WORKING & TAIL LIGHTS on 1994 Chevrolet Suburban when all other remedies FAIL! My nightmare experience went through every part replacement I could think of, Bulbs, new tail light circuit boards, relay, in dash head light switch. Even had a mechanic tell me the problem was going to be in the steering Column wiring harness which connected to all of the other electrical areas of the truck. Made sense and there was a ribbon of about 20 wires heading up the column from under the dash. I'm getting 12 volts at the rear circuit board contacts when I press the brakes but no LIGHT from the bulb. So after the mechanic messed up my steering column replacing the wiring harness the problem remained. What I didn't catch was the reading on the volt meter was negative 12 volts. A reverse polarity problem which will happen when?
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The tail lights on my Toyota Highlander work but the right brake light does not. what is the problem and how do i fix it?
Question: Does the turn signal blink on the right rear? I suspect not. Both the brake light and the turn signal use the same filament. If one is burnt out, the other wil…l not work either. If so, the bulb needs replacing.