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Old 01-19-2010, 10:42 PM
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i got pulled over yeaterday and the cop told me that my taillights were going out intermittently when i hit a couple small bumps. he asked me to look at them and when i did they werent even on, but the car and my headlights were on. i figured it was just a fluke so i left it alone. but today when i stared her up to go to work at 6pm. my taillights would not come on but when i push the break the breaklights come on. whats going on here?? if it helps, my 3rd breaklight wont come on either.
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Old 01-19-2010, 10:44 PM
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Re: Taillight problems!

Check the Fuses with a test light. Man you have a lot of problems electrically man.
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Old 01-19-2010, 10:45 PM
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Check the Fuses with a test light. Man you have a lot of problems electrically man.
thanks for the quick reply!! and yes i know!! and you mean the fuses in the panel right??
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thanks for the quick reply!! and yes i know!! and you mean the fuses in the panel right??
One of my rigs had a similar prob, turned out to be corrosion at the bulb sockets.... simply remove, clean and re grease.... see if that helps?
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Re: Taillight problems!

Check fuses. if thats not it, remove the sockets and clean the contacts. For WJ's, its always a problem. Sometime the socket itself is the problem itself, I had to change one on mine because the regular light would work but when brake was applied nothing happened. Let us know if you figure it out.
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Re: Taillight problems!

I have had that happen a couple of times. The brake light switch may have been knocked loose from the brake pedal. look for a little box with a button on it. If it isn't attached to bracket where the pedal rest's thats your problem. I hit a good bump and it shook loose.
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Re: Taillight problems!

fuse ! i had the same problem
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Yep - check the fuses first thing!
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do you brake lights come on when you have your headlights on, off, or neither?
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Re: Taillight problems!

ok guys u pulled out and check EVERY fuse found a couple blown. replaced. and it worked. apparently that was the issue. thanks alot chaoul
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You gettin your WK anytime soon man??
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