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Rear lighting i have a 95 discovery. i cant seem to figure out why i have no break lights. i have checked the fuses, bulbs and the switch on the brake pedal looks ok. also, the tail lights have a double filament, are they supposed to be blinkers too. because the only rear blinkers i have are in the bumper. any advise would be helpful. thank you.

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I have a 97 discovery and went to change some of my bulbs out and noticed that if the bulbs are not in all tight and snug together then none of them will work. Make sure all the connections are good, this could help I had a loose bulb and secured it and they all came back on

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Check with a voltmeter at the bulb contacts while someone is hitting the brakes if there is no current. its the wire they rot and a discovery has daisy chained rear lighting. so if the left or is it the righ is bad. then they both wont work. either way if one goes they dont work. its not hard to run a new wire ive done it for car max a dozen times on these vehicles.

Posted on Jun 14, 2008

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