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Make sure you are using the correct bulb. It should be 1157. If bulb ok you may have a grounding issue
Posted on Apr 05, 2015
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: 2001 Jeep Cherokee the left
I had that problem with my jeep, it is usually the entire housing that needs to be replaced. My jeep had a few loose wires loose in the rear light housing. If you want to reattach the wires there is a 50/50 chance of either getting it right or completely killing all lights on that side. I would suggest just having the entire housing replaced which should run you around 150, but you can install it your self. Very easy.
Posted on Aug 17, 2009
did you try to replace the bulb in the back normally when it blinks fast like that its just the bulb and its doulbe film thats why the brake and blinker dont work
Posted on Dec 19, 2009
It could be a bad multifunction (turn signal) switch. The way that switch works, it is possible that it can turn on the front blinker and not the rear one. It also cancels the brake circuit so the turn signal can work with the brake pedal depressed.
However, a more likely cause would be a break in the YELLOW/BROWN wire at the rear of the truck. It is common for the connector to get corroded at the left rear frame area where the bed harness connects to the vehicle harness. If you have trailer connections spliced into the wiring harness, these connections are also prime candidates for corrosion. I would look there first. Inspect these harnesses thoroughly all the way up and into the tail light assembly.
If the wires under the back of the truck look good, then I would check for power coming out of the turn signal switch. The wire at the turn signal switch is plain YELLOW (with no brown tracer). It is Pin (M) on the turn signal switch connector. The front signal is a LIGHT BLUE wire at the turn signal switch Pin (H). If you probe these with a test lamp, they should both work the same except the yellow wire will be hot with the brake pedal depressed and the switch NOT in the left turn position. If there is no power at the switch connector, replace the switch.
Posted on May 13, 2011
In the Uk nearlly all trailor socket wiring is done from the rear light wiring of the towing vehicle so I suggest checking the wiring back from the trailor connection socket and also socket, it could be a broken or cut wire. Also will probably find your vehicle a control unit fitted the trailor socket which could also the problem. Find the pin outs for your turn signal on the socket and connect a bulb across this connection and the common earth to check its not a fault on your tralior.
Posted on May 26, 2012
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