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InLimboListerJames
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Reged: 07/31/06
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left tail light only works while brake
#1303475 - 08/20/06 04:35 AM

driver side tail light


thing is, i changed the passenger side light, the bulb burned out. and i bought a new light for the driver side


but now the driver side only works while braking, and the right doesnt dim at all



sorry im not expaining to well, kinda pwi

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Tony2005
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Reged: 06/19/05
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Re: left tail light only works while brake new
#1303603 (Re: InLimboListerJames) 08/20/06 08:41 PM

1) Make sure you bought the correct replacement bulbs.

2) Then read this thread regarding the wiring harness which through the rear seat.
Rear sear wires.

3) If that checks out fine, then check the Multi Function Switch (turn signal switch).
MFS issue

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"Always do the cheap and easy ones first."

1996 V6 ATX 96K miles


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InLimboListerJames
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Re: left tail light only works while brake new
#1303668 (Re: Tony2005) 08/20/06 11:36 PM

nevermind


I put new gauges on my gauge cluster a few weeks ago, I had to slice into the headlight wire for the fuse box for the gauges


I guess the old sliced wire wasnt connected to the (red wire w/ blue)






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