Question about 2003 GMC Envoy
I have replaced the license plate lights on my 2003 envoy ...and they still don't work ..does any one know if it's a fuse or a short
The licence plate lights are in the same line as your tail light wiring assembly. I assume your tail lights are working or you would have got a ticket for that. The wire is either cut, broken or unhooked from the tail light wires (which usually are brown). If you can not find the problem, you can always run a new wire to the tail light wire from your licence plate wire. Then they should work.
Your other problem is that the license plate ground is rusty & not grounding, which would also not let them work, so you should probably check that first. Rick
Posted on Apr 14, 2009
SOURCE: # 4 fuse blew out,
I KNOW YOU HAVE AN ELECTRICAL SHORT.WAS AN ALARM INSTALLED OR ANY OTHER TYPE OF ACCESSORY? CHECK WITH DODGE TO FIND OUT ABOUT A RECALL.IF SOMETHING WAS INSTALLED, TAKE IT BACK THERE TO STRAIGHTEN IT OUT IF NOT HAVE A AUTO TECHNICIAN CHECK IT FOR YOU.
Posted on Dec 27, 2008
First chk. all fuses and bulbs. There is a backup light switch under dash either on steering colume or someplace close. plate lights should be hooked in with running lights, If bulbs are ok chk for wire unhooked or bad ground. can't help on diagram.
Posted on Feb 11, 2009
theres usually a pressure switch behind the brake pedal, sometimes the plastic hex nut rattles loose and you have to retighten it.
Posted on Apr 12, 2009
there is a short somewhere.put a test light in place of the fuse.
the light will glow bright.when the short is removed,the light will go dim
Posted on Jul 18, 2009
NO. it uses the same fuse as the tail lights. If the tail lights are working th efuse is good. The bulb is most likely burned out.
Posted on Dec 16, 2009
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