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Hi. I have a 98 Dodge Dakota Sport. Just the tail (rear parking) lights are out. Bulbs are good, fuses are good, we even tried replacing the headlight switch-was good. Turn signals, brake lights, hazards, back-up lights, even the front parking lights all work. Any ideas?

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May have a broken connection in the socket where the bulb goes

Posted on Nov 06, 2012

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SOURCE: '98 caravan signal, brake and hazard lights work.

Start by checking the fuses. The parking & headlamps work off the same switch. The back-up lamps are on a different switch,which is activated at the transmission.

Posted on Jun 23, 2009

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SOURCE: 1993 Dodge Dakota tail lights dead

dose it have a trailer package? If so check the plugs that go to the trailer plug that was the problem for my truck to goog luck.

Posted on Dec 21, 2008

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SOURCE: Tail lights/front parking lights don't work.

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http://www.autozone.com/shopping/repairGuide.htm?pageId=0900c152800c4326



Good luck..

Posted on Jul 16, 2008

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looking at your schematics and , you say tail lights don't work , you didn't mention if front parking lights and license plate lights are working , they all come from the same source , a black /yellow wire , a good clue if front work and rear don't , please advise .if fronts work then you have a open circuit somewhere between junction S118 (near breakout for left headlamp) and rear sockets.

Posted on Dec 31, 2008

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SOURCE: Headlights don't work.

There is a circuit breaker inside the headlight switch body. It gets weak over time and use. The breaker is actually mentioned in the owners manual. A new switch is about $75.00 at the local parts store. You must remove the front of the dash to change the switch. Mine would go off and then in about 30 seconds reset and the lights would come back on. I would be driving down the road with my headlights flashing as the circuit breaker opened and closed. New switch = problem fixed.

Posted on Jul 07, 2009

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