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The tail lights on my 2002 kia optima go out when i open the driver door. Anyone have this problem?

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Sounds like a bad ground to me... i would start at the tail lights and follow the wiring forward. i have found bad grounds and corroaded wires in the rear drivers side panel in the trunk or hatch

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