What could be wrong with your tail lights if the fuses are good?
Bad bulbs ?- they are double filamented with the larger being for the tailights Bad switch?
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Answer . Sounds like you've been doing some guessing! You need to find where the power stops. Use a test light at the sockets. If no power, go to the wire to the socket. When you find where power goes in but doesn't come out, you have your answer. Assuming there is one answer. There is also a pos…sibility of a ground problem. Good luck.. Answer . If it uses the same bulbs for brake lights and rear turn signal lights, it's possible that the turn signal switch is faulty. On these designs, the brake light circuit runs through the turn signal switch so that when you turn, the brake light for that side is disconnected, allowing the bulb on that side to blink (otherwise the bulb would stay on steady for the brake light function). (MORE)
What could be wrong with the light behind the speedometer when it does not light up but the bulbs aren't burned out and the fuse is still good?
Answer . Is it possibly a short in the wiring? I think I'd start there..
The dash lights are out and the fuses are all good so what could be wrong on a 1997 Ford Expedition?
\n. \n Answer \n. \n. \nYou might want to check or replace your dash dimmer light switch.\nI found this to cause either no dash lights or intermittent lights.\n. \nCheck the fuse box under the hood. The fuse you need is under the hood.
This can be used for either the back-up lights or the brake lights. There are a couple of ways to track this down. Of course, make sureyour fuse and bulbs are in good condition. Disconnect the wiring tothe switch. Measure the feed wire and make sure you have 12 volts.Note: Make sure the key is turne…d to the RUN position so you havejuice to the wire. If there is no voltage, trace the wire back tothe fuse and find out why! If you have 12 volts, connect a jumperwire of the correct gauge to jumper the connector. If the lightscome on, it looks like a bad switch. Put the car in reverse and use an ohm meter to check the resistancein the switch. It should be minimal. If not, replace the switch. If everything looks good back to the bulbs. Go to the next step. Disconnect the two bulbs and, put the car in reverse to engage thelights. Note: Try not to do this with the car running. If youinsist, have a buddy with a strong, steady foot and chock thetires. Someone needs to be in the back measuring the power! Measure the voltage at the socket. It should be about 12 volts. Ifit isn't you need to trace the wires back to the switch. If you see12 volts, install one of the bulbs and remeasure the voltage. Itmay be that when there is no load on the circuit, everything looksfine. When you put a load on the system and the voltage drops, youhave have a bad connection somewhere. Check your ground connectionson the lights and check the connector at the switch. 2001 Mazda 626: On a 2001 Mazda 626 (and I suspect many other), there is a relay inthe fuse box under the hood. It is labelled the TNS relay. If yourhorn or headlights still work, swap the relays between one of themand the TNS relay. If, after making the swap, your lights now workand your horn does not, you have found the culprit. Unfortunately,neither Advance Auto, Autozone, O'Reilly, or Carquest stocks thisrelay. Some can order it - $19 and change at Carquest. (MORE)
If the fuses and bulbs are good what could be wrong if the brake lights do not work but the turn signals and tail lights are OK?
the brake light switch on the brake peda is by far the most likely cause ---but it would be nice to know which vehicle your talking about A Bad or Broken Brake light switch would be my first guess. Most brake light switches are mounted under the dash to the brake pedal however some cars have anoth…er switch there also to prevent you from starting the car until the brake pedal is pressed don't confuse the two. EzForJesus check the break lignt senser located next to your break pedal On my 97 Chevy Blazer, the taillights work, hazards work, turn signals worked, but my two main brake lights didn't, the high mounted center l.e.d. brake light up top worked and my trailer hitch brake light worked but the other 2 didn't. My emergency hazard switch broke off, in it, Chevy has that multifunction switch that controls the brake lights, wipers, turn signals, all of that... there is a connector on that hazard light switch that when pushed or put in it's original place, makes contact on 2 of the lines inside it, i jimmy rigged mine with a screw to hold it in the place it was suppose to be at.... I need to replace that whole switch, it's called the cruise control assembly at autozone, but two hundred dollars is the price and I'm not paying it... Try the "WD40" trick on the Hazard Switch. Use a can with the red straw nozzle and just shoot a little into the area around your hazard switch, then move it up and down, on/off--just generally wiggle it a little bit. On many vehicles (especially FORDS, but others as well) this will allow the switch to fully disengage and return brake lights and turn signals to functionality. (MORE)
What is the color of the wire for the tail lights on 1994 Chevy 4x4 Silverado if the tail lights do not work but the brake backup lights do and the fuse is good?
Look under the rear of the truck on the left side frame rail. The wire for the back up lights is light green. The brake/turn signal wire on the left side is yellow. The brake/turn signal wire on the right side is dark green. Your taillights and bumper lights are a brown colored wire. You also have a… black ground wire. I ; those are the wire colors for the rear lamps on my truck anyways. I own a similar Chevy truck. Good luck. I ran into one that may shed some light. The brake light switch harness get damaged from the poor position it is in. It is a real mother to get at too. Post your results. I had the same thing on my '91.It was a headlight switch (MORE)
What is wrong if your 95 Tacoma dash lights and tail lights are out and there is no power going to the fuse for dash lights and you heard a click when you were fixing a moonvisor light then they went out?
Answer . I have that same problem with a 2001 tacoma no power rear tail lights brake light works and nothing for dash lights i need answers i am stumped. Any real answers to this please???
What is wrong with a 1990 Honda Civic that blows the dashlight and tail light fuse but the headlights and brake lights work?
Answer . \nNothing. In honda's,even up through the later models, the tail lights and dash lighs are on the same fuse.. Answer . \nDid you put in a radio? Did you use the dash light feed as a radio ground?\n. \nTake out the radio, replace the fuse, and try again, if it works, find a new radi…o ground (I like the heavy black wire on the lighter).\n. \nRelentless. Answer . \nIt could be there is a wire the is grounding out somewhere along and both the dash and the taillights are on the same circuit. (MORE)
Why would the tail lights brake lights and speedometer lights in a 1988 Toyota Camry LE not work when the fuses and bulbs are all good?
The Toyota Camry has a weakness with tail lights and break lights. The Camry uses a sensor, called the "Lamp Failure Indicator Sensor", and if it burns out, you will lose your tail lights, or brake lights, or both.. This sensor is a small 2 inch box, which comes in different colours, like yellow, w…hite, grey, for example. It is located in the trunk, driver side. You have to lift up the coverings, and it is attached to the wire harness. If you can find it, just unclip it and remove it from the car. Then, open the back of the box, and check the circuit. If there are burn marks, or some wires are broken, then that's the problem.. A brand new sensor can cost 200 to 300 dollars. You might find one at the wreckers. They usually charge 5 to 10 dollars. (MORE)
Answer . Try checking the neutral safety switch. This switch is the one in automatic transmissions that makes the backup lights "flip" on when going from park to drive as you go through the gears. When my neutral safety switch shorted my backup lights stayed on constantly.
If you grounded a bare wire while installing speakers in a 1994 Dodge Ram and now the interior lights and radio don't work but the fuses are all good what could be wrong?
Answer The fuse for the radio's constant power and the domelight might be located under the hood in the fuse panel there. Also the same fuse should power the cigar lighter. Hey theres also another place that may have gone wrong, if you have power seats under the driver side, the plug is either co…rroded or you must put a jumper wire from the redwire with a light blue stripe to the pink wire, this will power up the radio, the interior lights and the power mirrors. I chased this down for 5 hrs to figure it out. good luck. (MORE)
If a 1993 Dodge Dynasty running lamps and dash lamps are out but the fuses and tail lamps are OK what could be wrong?
Answer . \nI would check switch. My 92 would only come on when working the knob. I went to the junck yord and pulled one. Now it`s ok.
check your fuse box under the dash. on the cover, or on a nearby sticker, it will indicate which fuses do what. replace whatever fuse says REAR lights, TAIL, ETC.
Answer . \nYou may have a wire that is grounding out on the frame of the body, may take some checking to find it. gl. Answer . \ncheck for rusty wireing or breaks in the wire, may take some time.
On a 1994 Buick Roadmaster wagon no dash or tail lights fuse keeps blowing has new switch Now fuses don't blow but still no lights what else could be wrong?
Check your tow bar and trailer brake light wiring. It may be grounded. I had this problem with my 92 roadmaster wagon. Tom.
You have a 1998 Ford Contour and all your brake lights went out except for your rear window light The bulb and fuses seem good can anyone think of anything else that could be wrong?
Answer . \nYES, wiring. Almost ALL vehicles that have a 3rd stoplight on the windows use the 3rd light as the main brake feed for the other 2 regular brake lights. so if your regular stop lights go bad but the 3rd one still works the most likely problem is going to be on the wire coming down from… the 3rd light to feed the regular lights. use a test light or a vom/multimeter to determine if there's current coming thru the wires.check it at the outlet from the 3rd light and at the inlet of the other lighs.also check the sockets although i don't think that would be the problem (MORE)
What is wrong if the stoplights don't work but the tail lights and rear signal lights work and the stop light light bulbs have been replaced and the fuses checked?
Answer . brake light switch bad\n. \n. \ncheck for continuity at the fuse then the switch, but yeah bad switch.\n. \nKongkit Raggan-Supatanampon
What could be wrong when the dash lights and tail lights of a 2000 Kia Sephia go out and all fuses are fine?
Answer . There is a fusebox in the engine compartment, check the fuse called TNS. It should be a 30 amp box-style fuse. If that fuse is ok, there is also a relay (grey box) called TNS. Switch this box out with another one of the same size, like the horn. If neither of these do it, check the 2 fu…ses for your taillights, they are also connected to your dash lights. \n. \nTre (MORE)
Tail lights and license plate lights do not work but the blinkers and brake light work the fuse and bulbs are good what could the problem be on a 1991 Ford Explorer?
\n. \n Light Problems \n. \n. \nCheck and make sure you have the right bulbs and fuses installed. However, it sounds like a wiring problem. Probably at the rear of the vehicle. If you are in a "snow" area state, the ice and snow formation can break or pull wires apart. Also, check your ground… wires. (MORE)
What causes the tail lights and blower on a Dodge Dynasty to go out when all fuses are good and what could be disconnected?
Answer . They aren't even on the same harness. You likely have two unrelated problems. You can get a wiring diagram for the blower motor by typing in "1992 Dodge Dynasty blower motor" on most browsers. Only thing that can take out unrelated items is a bad ground and in this case that seems high…ly unlikely. (MORE)
What could be wrong with 1991 Continental when no air will blow and the Fuse and blower motor are good?
Answer . There is no power go to the motor. Test the wires to see if there is power to it.
1984 Chevy S-10 and the tail lights won't go on Where is th fusible link for the tail lights Thanks The fuse box fuses are good?
Answer . \nIf the fuses under hood for this circuit are good, you will need to take a circuit tester and work back from the taillights forward. If there is a trailer connector spliced into the harness under the bumber, triple check this area as this harness area is prone to shorts from moisture.… (MORE)
Answer . \nIn my venture ther is a switch on the overhead console that disables the inside lights.
Brake lights out on 1997 Suburban fuse is good Tail lights turn signals and hazard lights work I checked the fuse its good?
Answer . check the brakelight switch. it is located under the dash where the brake pedal rests.. Hey its ritchie. If you can click your blinker down and then they work its you blinker switch,but this is my monte.
Answer . \nCheck to see if there is power at the fuse and then test the hot for fuesable links and contiuity.I think there is a couple. make sure sure power is coming out of the fuse box switch check everywhere. Good luck
If the fuses and bulbs are okay what is wrong if the tail lights and dash light do not work on a 1995 Ford Mercury Sable?
check relays under the hood Answer It could be the switch on thedashboard. Possibly a bad headlight switch or connector. I just had a `93Sable that the headlights would turn off when the right indicatorwas selected, and come back on as soon as it turned off. Thesignal/wiper switch was in rough shape… (washers didn't work andwipers only worked on high) so I changed it out. headlights stillshut off on right turn signal. Pulled the dash and found theheadlight switch over heating, and connector melted. Replacedconnector and switch. SOLVED... (MORE)
Answer . Bad bulbs? Bad sockets? Bad ground? Broken wire? Bad switch?. Check to see if you are getting power to sockets
My break-rear light bulbs stay on at all times in my 1994 Honda Accord. I've checked all of the fuses and they're all good. What else could be wrong?
Answer Your brake light switch is faulty. it's down on your brake pedal. IT ALSO COULD BE THAT THE LITTLE RUBBER PIECE THAT TOUCHS THE BUTTEN TO MAKE THE BRAKE LIGHTS COME ON, HAS FELL OUT. MINE FELL OUT SO I PUT A BOLT IN IT INSTEAD OF PAYING A HONDA DEALER TO FIX. WORKS PERFECT
Modern fuses are difficult to evaluate visually. Spend a buck at a gas station, or buy a tester at a local parts store and have it ready for future problems.. I agree with the contributor above - fuses are cheap. However, no dashboard lights or tail lights usually indicate a burnt fuse. Remove the …suspect fuse and wire-jump the gap on the fuse box, if you get lights, the fuse is definetly burnt out, if you don't get lights, the problem lies elsewhere and not in the fuse, - Good luck. (MORE)
On a 99 Suzuki sidekick the right tail light won't work even with a new bulb and new fuses what could be wrong?
check the wiring harness underneath the tail gate. I had the same problem. almost a foot of wire was split open and severely corroded preventing my brake light from working.
What is wrong when your interior and tail lights go out and you put a new fuse in then they come on and go out again and blows the fuse?
it sounds like a short in the wiring you should probably have a mechanic or an electrician test each of the wires for arcing
I had the same problem with my 1987 Trans Am GTA. The turn signal indicator has gone bad and needs to be replaced. That will get the brake lights working again.
What could be the problem with a 1999 Lincoln town car that has no park lights or tail lights all fuses good?
I had this happen to my 1999 town car. There is a computer lighting module which controls the action of the lights. A bad module causes lights not to respond to switches ( the switches don't turn on the lights directly, but send a signal to the computer lighting module). This unfortuantely is an exp…ensive replacement. (MORE)
2000 Altima tail lights and license plate lights do not work. Brake signal lights work. All fuses are good. Do you have a hidden fuse or sensor to control this what could the problem be?
dash panel lights working? all fuses ok?, check on the fuses box under the hood it's a number 10 red, check if keeps blowing up
On a 2005 Chevrolet Malibu the instrument lights are not working and the fuses are fine. What could be wrong?
Check the panel lights resistor switch and be sure that they are not turned off.
You put a radio in your 1989 toy truck ext cab now you have no tail liaghts or dash lights he fuse for the dash lights look good What is wrong?
you got the wires wrong, most likely a ground wire got hooked up to a hot wire.. The Orange Illumination Wire is grounding out somewhere this wire should not be hooked up at all on a 1989 model.
The fuses are good and the parking lights and tail lights work but the head lights don't work on my 2000 Toyota corolla?
Check the bulbs first, I've seen where both burn out and you can be lead to believe you have an electrical problem.
Check the brake light switch it's self, it should be on the brake peddle arm or bracket. The switch should show open when the peddle is neutral and should show closed when the peddle is pressed. If the switch shows nothing either way then it's hooped.
The bulb is burnt out. If the problem was a fuse, then all brake lights and probably the dashboard lights would be out as well.
There is a small switch located with the brake pedal near where the pedal goes into the floor. This switch breaks easily or gets bent and is what signals the brake lights to work when you push the pedal. This is a very inexpensive replacement part found at almost all parts stores and just pretty muc…h clips into place. Be careful when mounting it because by nature if the switch slips closed before its mounted it's then no good. Your parts dealer can show you what I mean. (MORE)
1988 crown Victoria Tail and parking lights don't work but fuse and switch is okay what could be wrong?
Tail lites work, do flashers work ? Is the bulb good ? Try a new bulb first, still does not work. Check the wire just before the lites for power with a 12 volt tester, if power check contacts in the bulb holder. Still does not work and no power to the lites, you will have to find the right wire up i…n the front of the car and check there, could be a break in the line. (MORE)
You do not have to prove to anyone that you know how to fix your car... Just take it to the mechanic's like the rest of us mere mortals!!!
I have this problem now.They say wiring,doubt it. Like the ground in trunk. Brake switch far up the pedal. I heard that the wiring runs through the flasher switch in the stearind column, so when your lights go out click your blinker down, maybe a few times. Then they should work for only a bit. See …some time just the driver side will work on mine. Now I dont have a book so if you have directions and preferred tools to use of getting that switch out please send me an email at email@example.com (MORE)
Your tail lights wont work when your headlights are on The brake lights dont work at all Fuses are fine Headlight switch is good What is wrong with your tail lights and brake lights?
I suspect either a faulty ground circuit, or a much easier fix, faulty bulb/bulbs. You might be surprised the havoc a grounded out bulb will cause an electrical system.
What is wrong when the dash lights do not come on also my tail lights don't work Fuses are all good flashers brake lights and turn signels work Just no tail lights or dash lights?
It is either a bad relay , cut wire or the wrong wattage bulb .
In the fuse box. For a more specific answer, please ask a NEW question in the green bar at the top of the screen. Please include year, make, and model info along with the original question.
A bad brake light switch or a bad headlight switch, or the power source of the fuse has a problem or break in the wire (circuit).
make and model year please also do the front park light work or are you missing front and rear?
What can be wrong with 1997 hpnda accord when the tail light and in dash wont work but the fuse is good?
It probably means you have a bad wire or bad ground on that circuit. The tail lights and dash lights on that car are on the same circuit. Try replacing the tail light bulbs and fuse anyway. I had an Accord that did the same thing. Ended up being bad bulbs.
My first guess would be ... somewhere in the fuse box ? You might want to give a bit more details (type of car etc.)