I have an 87 honda prelude si. All of the fuses are good and the bulbs seem to be fine but when I turn on the headlights(2 clicks on the light switch)the tail lights and licence plate lights do not come on. but when I turn the light switch off and on again (1click) the tail lights and licence plate lights as well as the dash lights come on but the headlight will not come on. So basicly 1 click taillights and licence plate lights only and 2 clicks is headlights only. Can anyone help? Is it an electrical problem or is it a fuse?
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in the rear lights you may have two bulbs one is the turn signal the other one is stop light / tail light the stop light / tail light has two filaments, one for the stop light (21 watt) & one for the tail light (5 watt) it is possible that the tail light filament is blown, try replacing the bulb to see if that fixes the problem,also check all the fuses as well.......hope this helps......cheers.
its easy i did mine you have to buy the whole light not just the bulb. All you gotta do it unscrew the black plastic around it and then pop the light out. make sure to check it works before srewing it back in
most rear tail lights and turn/stop lights are the same dual filiment bulb. it is possible for your tail light to work and your brake light not to and still have a bad bulb. I would check the bulb first, your brake light works on the left yes? this would mean that the fuse is fine
ok supaxang, could this solution be as simple as replace the 2 rear bulbs? The brake light and tail light (parking light) are the same bulb, 2 filaments, one for brakes, one for tail lights. If the the tail light filament burns out, the brake light will continue to work ok. It is quite possible that both tail lights burned out, and the brake light filaments are good and still working. Replace w/ bulb #2057. Let me know if this fixes it, if not, I'll keep working on it.
i was having a similar problem with my 2000 SL. when the taillights would go, so would the cruise control. and through many bulb and fuse replacements, i finally went into a saturn dealership and they did a recall campaign on it. they did their thing and i havnt had any problems since. FREE!