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Tail light problems

My PC board is burnt out on the left side tail light. Can I replace only the PC board? Or do I need to replace the whole unit?
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You have 2 choices. Order a new PC board provided you know it really is bad. I just checked mine and found that by jiggling the wires and securing them to the harness better the lights began working. Sometimes some electrical contact jelly on the underside of the piece where the harness hooks to the light can make them work. If that fails and the bulbs are good, look for a replacement in the wrecking yard (entire light assembly) or look on-line for a new plastic circuit board. I have done both and found the new circuit board wasn't too bad to put in but I had to re-wire that light to get the lights to work the way I wanted them too.

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