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86' tempo- pass tail light stays on when head lights are on

My girlfriend got pulled over for her tailight being out one night, then the next night got pulled over again because one tail light stayed on when she was just driving. ive checked multiple fuses and wires looking for a bad connection. i did replace that bulb weeks ago. my next guess would be a solinoid or something. also, she has a light in the back between her reverse and her tail light that dont come on when the headlights do!? any ideas would be greatly appreciated

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  • damionhaze36 Nov 23, 2008

    yea its the right bulb. could a dead bulb somewhere be doing this? im pretty well mechanically inclined but the electrical is something i havent had experience with. yesterday i also replaced the drivers brake light with the other new bulb even tho it didnt need it. could a brake switch be going bad ?

  • jesse777 May 11, 2010

    Triple check that you replaced the bulb with the correct bulb and get back to us.

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