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I have a 90 Accord and when I turn on my headlights at night the tail lights don't turn on. Can anybody tell me how to fix it?

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Assuming the bulbs arent burnt,take test light orvolt meter check for power at socket if there is look for corroded or broken ground wire.if not check for power from frt main to back

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