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'97 Ford Expedition has short in tail light pig tail

I want to replace this myself since I was quoted a price of almost $100 to get it done at a local repair shop. I can't find anything online that will show how to replace the pig tail. I'm guessing it's a simple splicing job but wanted to get advice first.

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  • hornsfan2112 Jan 14, 2009

    Isn't it great when you can learn something new? Pig tail may not be
    the term used in Europe, but do a Google search and you'll see it used
    frequently. In fact, I got it from my mechanic. It's the term he used.

    Basically, it's the electrical cord the tail light bulb plugs into. The cord has a short.



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Queens english please, whats are you calling a pigs tail ???never heard of this before after 40yrs in motor repairs

Posted on Jan 14, 2009

  • Colin Stickland
    Colin Stickland Jan 14, 2009

    wiring loom tail i suppose,



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