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89 Ford Thunderbird, tail lights done' work

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Head lights, brake lights turn signal all work. Cold weather issue maybe. all three tail lights out at once. The fuse panel under the driver's side does not have tail lights listed.

Suggestions??

Thanks for the help

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An 89, that old enough that oxidation could be a problem.
I'd start by separating all the connectors you can get to, unfortunately there may be one over the gas tank. You can take a light and see if there is one by having someone pull and release the tail light wire as you look.
Thoroughly clean each end of the connector until you can see a little copper show. If it looks like there was grease on the connector, apply some dielectric grease before you reconnect the wires.

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