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Tail lights and dash lights not working

I just bought a 1992 Cougar and my brake lights work and turn signals work but the tail lights arent coming on. My dash lights and tag light also doesnt work. I checked the fuses under the driver side dash they all worked I changed the bulbs. The headlights work. I just dont understand what to do next.Please help.
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There are a few fuses under the hood be sure to check fuses again at dash they could look good but not be and if one was blown it could have blown as soon as you turned them on again that would indicate a short. it could be the switch also if it is the pull type try pulling it slowly to see if they come on and turning it like to dim the dash lights. if that makes them come on you need a new switch sometimes it will work sometimes not

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