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My 2010 Subaru Outback tail lights are not working. What do I need to do?

Tail lights not working but brake and the indicator lights are fine

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This is odd.. I take it your front parking lights are working? The reason why I ask is that they are on the same circuit as the rear tail lamps usually. If both front and rears aren't working, check the fuse. If the fuse is good, replace the relay. If only the rears aren't working, check the ground wire for the rear wiring harness to the rear lights. This is still odd as your other lamps usually use the same ground point. Finally, if you aren't the first owner or you recently replaced the bulbs.. did you use the proper bulbs? Some bulbs have two filaments called 21/5 Watters. Some vehicles use special connectors for the bulbs that be inserted in either orientation, but will only work both filaments when inserted properly. Try reversing the lamps inside the connectors, one at a time please between tests.

Posted on Apr 10, 2015

  • Anonymous Apr 11, 2015

    Thanks Robert for your help.

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