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Tail lights not working

99 Acura RL tail lights don't light, brake and turn signals work. I replaced the bulbs and 7.5 amp fuse still not operating.

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  • Anonymous May 02, 2009

    tail lights and turn signals does not work

  • Computersbeyond May 10, 2013

    The connector plug behind your left side rear seat go inside the trunk and check the connector .. My wire was lose so I unplugged the connector then plug it back up. It worked .

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Did you check your switch for your tail lights. You need to probe the wires from the switch to make sure you have power coming out of the switch.

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