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1987 cadillac deville tail and license plate lights

My license plate and tail lights wont work, the fuses are good what could be wrong?

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SOURCE: licence light replacement 1996 Cadillac Deville

remove your license and behind it you will find i think two screws then remove that panel and you should be able to get to it.

Posted on Jan 29, 2009

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SOURCE: bulb burnt out on license plate

you need the remove the lighting fixture first to access the bulbs.

Posted on Mar 22, 2009

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SOURCE: license plate ligths not working

maybe the earth wire is not making a good contact

Posted on May 07, 2009

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SOURCE: Tail Light and License Plate lights stopped working

With light switch on, test the wires leading up to the mentioned lights with a test light(cost about 5 or 6 bucks at wal-mart) that way u can eliminate any corrosion questions and get to the source quicker, if test light indicates that the wire is hot, than check connection areas for any wear and tear and possible carbon corrosion. Check lightbulbs, my license plate light stopped working and wire was hot, but wouldnt turn on due to the housing base, got too dryrotted and wouldnt function propery, had to rig it up, but works now.

Posted on Jun 26, 2009

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SOURCE: Tail lights don't work, but brake, flash and hazzard work.

generally when the fuse is ok and the bulb is ok the problem is corrosion of the ground wire and connection to the frame, or corrosion in the bulb sockets. for starters go to any auto parts store and get an aerosol can of contact cleaner especially for auto bulbs and connections.

Posted on Aug 28, 2009

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