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No tail lights

I have a 1997 chevy s10. The tail lights do not work but I do have brake lights, reverse lights and turn signals. The fuses have been checked. What could the problem be?

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  • Arthur Jul 31, 2013

    We were having the same issue with my sons reverse lights and began to trouble shoot using a multimeter. We started at the fuse made sure there was voltage tested good. We unplugged the plug from the reverse switch and tested the pink wire and we had 13 volts and the voltage tested good. Still couldn't get to work and we decided to remove the switch from the transmission and while the switch was removed we plugged it back in and pushed the button and the lights came on. It appears the gear in the transmission is not pressing the switch.

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    The dashboard gears are moving just the light is not coming on even at night. The tail light are not coming on but the brake lights work also the reverse lights work. Headlights work and the signal lights work also.

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Try checking the headlight switch it may have broken contacts in it. Easy fix go to a salvage yard find same make and model truck, swap headlight switches.

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reverse lights won't come on a 1997 Chevy S10 PICKUP

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