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All three passanger tail lights went out on 2002 Avalon

All three lights went out on the passanger tail light assembly. I doubt it is the bulbs all going at once, so I suspect a fuse or wiring problem. Can any one tell me how to check this out?

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I assume the three lights you refer to are stop, turn, and backup lights? I would look for a broken or disconected ground wire on the tail light assembly first, because the different lights are on different circuits (fuses) and the backup lights would both be out if it was a blown fuse.
If you do need to check fuses there are two boxes, one is under the hood and the other is inside the car on the drivers side, lower dash, between the wheel and the door. Sometimes in the kick panel or hidden behind a change compartment. Good luck, cb

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Check the bulbs first they may be burnt out, once you confrim the bulbs are good turn the lights on and check for power at the green wire and the green/white wire. and check the white/black wire it is the ground wire.

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