Question about 2002 Mazda Protege
"My rear right running tail light on my Mazda Protege 5 2002 (2.0L; 5 door) recently has stopped working while brake light works fine. I've tried switching/replacing bulb but it didn't work. After googling here and there I learned that it could also be a fuse. So here is my question: which fuse do I need to buy, how to replace it? Or should I try something else ?
Thank you very much,
It's not a fuse, your park lamps/tail lamps front and rear all get voltage from the same source. In the diagram, top wire is voltage bottom wire is ground. May be a problem with wiring circuit, either voltage or ground. Did you try pushing on the bulb to see if it would lite up, if it does, something wrong with bulb socket.
Posted on Jul 02, 2017
U should use a test light to see if you are getting power & ground to the connector of the running light. If not ck all of the fuses, you cant go wrong that way. Sorry don't have an exact fuse box layout for u. There may be a chart on the fuse box cover itself telling u which fuses cover that light.
Posted on Jul 02, 2017
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
First I removed the power connector by squeezing the sides of it. Then you have to pull back the rubber hood from the light. Remove it completely and lay it aside. After that I pushed downwards on a metal tab to unhook a clip that holds the bulb in the mount. The tab is on the side of the bulb that is away from the motor. The bulb will come out easily then. Note the way it comes out and put it back the same way. There are 3 tabs on the bulb housing that need to go in the same place they came out of. This keeps the bulb secure I think.
Posted on Mar 30, 2009
SOURCE: How to replace rear lights
hi sushil from the uk try this ? if you check inside boot directly behind the lights you may find either a clip in inspection cover ? or carpet lining ? covering the lamps? pull/remove the cover to gain access to rear lamp/s then look at where bulbs fit? they will be either on their own bayonet plug for each bulb or all on a master plate of plastic which is removed complete with all bulbs by pressing a clip and withdrawing the assy? re assemble in reverse most uk cars and foreign cars have this type of rear light clusters please come back with update hope fully success? or if you req more help? merry xmas from UK
Posted on Dec 12, 2008
The bulb actually has two seperate elements in it.
That is why the tail light works fine.
If you take the bulb out you will see the seperate elements.
Change the bulb and it should be fine.
Posted on Jan 10, 2009
The Tail Lights Are Accessed From The Inside Of The Trunk There Will Either Be A Panel Immediately Behind Where The Light Is Or Carpet. Remove It And It Will Give You Access To The Rear Of The Bolts Just Grab Twist And Pull And The Light Will Come Out.
Posted on Jan 26, 2009
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