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Tail light won't work but brake light will

I changed the socket and the bulb but only the brake light works..I can't get the tail light to work

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Check 10amp fuses #9 and #23 in the fuse block on outbord end of left side of dash panel. With driver door open you should be able to see the small access panel on end of dash.

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Tail lights/turn signals and driver brake lights work, passenger-side brake light doesn't


Find a multimerter or an ohmmeter and someone to work it and test the socket to see if electricity is getting to the bulb. Someone will need to push on the brake pedal whilst someone else tests it.
Sometimes a wire can break, or sometimes a metal contact inside the socket can go bad, or can bend in such a manner that the bulb no longer contacts it. Also, sometimes new bulbs are defective.
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1991 gmc suburban right tail light won't work


Check the socket for power (with a 12 volt test light probe) to the pin that operates the running light bulb filiment, use the other tailight for a guide or just touch all the pins, one should light the test light up

Sep 06, 2012 | 1991 GMC Suburban

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Tail lights dont turn on


1. Replace your car tail light. You will need working gloves to protect your hand during the process. Of course you will also need a screwdriver, cleaning cloth, wire brush, and a good set of tail light bulbs.

2.Understand that different models of car have different set of tail light covers. Naturally, these covers will require different un-installation procedures. So, determine if you can dismount the cover from the outside or you will have to dismount it from the trunk of the car.

3.Determine how to dismount the tail light cover, carefully detach it from the car. You can use different sets of screwdrivers for this. Be careful not to break the tail lights cover. The important thing is you must be able to expose the bulb in order to extract it.

4.Remove the tail lights cover, unscrew the bulb from its socket. Sometimes you will have to press a little and twist the bulb in order to extract it from the socket.

5.Extract the bulb, bring it to your favorite auto parts and accessories store and find the exact match of your tail light bulb. Be sure to get the correct match because if you use other types of bulb, your tail lights may not work properly.

6.Reinstall the tail light bulb, clean the aluminum casing of the tail light. Wipe the socket and wiring with a dry cloth. You can use wire brush if there are corrosion around the tail light casing.

7.Put the good bulb on the socket. You might still need to apply a little pressure on the socket before you can install it fully.

8.Reinstall the tail light bulb, replace the cover of the tail lights and secure it tightly.

9.Test to make sure your new tail lights are working. Start the engine and apply the brakes. You can ask someone to see if the tail lights are really working.

resource: http://www.wikihow.com/Fix-Car-Tail-Lights

Aug 27, 2012 | 1998 Buick LeSabre

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Headlight switch on makes tail light dim


there must be a short circuit which powers tail lights and brake lights. probably you have a dual filament bulbs which have both brake and tail light together. check for bulb, socket/or bulb housing and harness of that light.

Nov 19, 2011 | Cars & Trucks

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Driver side brake light is not working. Replaced bulb, but didn't need to it is the same bulb that works the tail lights, which still worked. Ugh, 2006 jeep liberty. Someone said it was a brake...


THAT RIGHT IF BRAKE SWITCH BAD NO BRAKE LIGHT WILL WORK.SPRAY ELECTRICAL CLEANER IN BULB SOCKET BULB SOCKET COULD HAVE OXIDATION AND CORROSSION CAUSING POOR CONTACT.

Sep 12, 2011 | 2006 Jeep Liberty

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Right rear brake and signal light won't work. not the bulb. All other signals work and front right works.


first eliminate the possibility that you have the wrong bulb in the wrong socket. it sounds dumb but going way back to 1157 bulbs there have been two rear tail light bulbs which will fit into the same socket but are electrically different. If you have ever driven down the road following a car which had one bright and one dim tail light, or brake light, then you have seen this in action.

since you have one good tail light assembly remove the bulbs, taking great care not to mix them up and make sure the bulbs are exactly same as in the non working assembly. i mean you have to look closely at the bulb's connection points as they will look very much the same.

if the bulbs are correct then you are looking at buying a new socket, or light assembly if the whole thing is wired into the car.

May 21, 2011 | 2005 Ford Freestar

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Change out a taillight


You want to change the tail light bulb?

The process for replacing tail light bulbs is the same in all models. If you have a burnt-out tail light bulb, you may need to replace the brake light, the reverse light or the turn signal. The procedure to replace each of the bulbs is the same.



    Instructions

    1. Open the Hummer's rear swing gate. This will expose the edge of the vehicle's tail light assembly. You'll see two small Phillips head screws that hold the tail light assembly in place. Put on your gloves.

    2. Remove the two screws from the tail light assembly. Pull the tail light out and inspect the back for two bulbs. The top bulb is the brake light and turn signal. The bottom bulb is the reverse bulb. Determine which bulb you need to replace.

    3Rotate the bulb's socket counterclockwise to disconnect it. Unplug the bulb from its socket.

    4Push the replacement bulb into its socket firmly. Insert the socket back into the tail light. Turn it clockwise to secure it in place.

    5Place the tail light into its cradle. Hold it with one hand and replace the Phillips head screws with the other.

Dec 03, 2010 | 2008 Hummer H3

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Tail lights of my honda accord are not working, brake are working


CHANGE OUT THE SOCKETS THE BULBS GO IN AND CHECK THE FUSES ALSO GOOD LUCK!

Jun 08, 2009 | 1999 Honda Accord

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Changing brake bulbs


Open the back gate of the jeep. There chould be 2 screws that hold in the light assembly. Remove the screws and pull out the assembly. Replace the bulbs and replave the housing.

Jul 20, 2008 | 2002 Jeep Liberty

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No tail lights or brake lights


Check the relays associated with the tail lights, I believe that the tail light relay and the turn signal relay are two different entities. Hopefully that helps.

Jul 08, 2008 | 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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