The tail lights and front parking lights will not work. All other lights work including flashers, brake lights, head lights and turn signals. I checked all fuses and they seem to be good. I checked both rear bulbs and they are good. (I substituted a new bulb for the old ones and both worked). Does this car have two fuse boxes? I need help!!!!
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Guessed it's a V6. Trying to sort this out. If setting the headlamp switch to PARK turns on the park filaments of the front park/turn signal lamp and the tail filaments of the rear tail/stop lamps and the separate tail lamps, the park light circuit is good. If 20A fuse 6 in the power distribution center is OK, the combination flasher in the multifunction switch is receiving power. Power is directed to the turn signal lamps by operation of the turn signal/hazard warning switch. If the turn signals are not flashing, the combination switch may have failed or the turn signal flasher part of the combination flasher may have failed. Finally, the hazard warning switch causes the turn signal elements of the front combination park/turn signal lamps and the rear turn lamps to flash.
I believe the flashers are on a different circute. It sounds like a bad ground.....or one of your taillight sockets is bad. I have a cavilier that had the same problem. I went to a junk yard and found some light socket s and swopped them. So far it has been working. The third light has its own ground. tail light sockets need to have a good ground, some times the ground from batt. to block, ground frome block to frame can be bad. Think "ground" Don't try and buy new sockets , unless they are just like the fasctory sockets. getting the entire tail light works good. Find the main tail light, the juce comes to it first, then passes to other side. Check that dide frst. work your wat over to other side, if u cant find a problem, work your way to the front and find out where the lights are grounded. good luck Doug
Wht you are describing could be disconnect wiring plug, Examine the wiring going to the tail laight assy, it may be at the front engine compartment or in the foot well , if you had any work done lately ie Starter, Pedal box or Lighting switch area these may be worth revisiting ! It's not a fuse problem . Good luck
sounds like ground problem- remove tail lights and look for wires going to body -remove screww clean grounding area and replace- both sides. You did not say whether the lights work when car is off? With car off and brake pedal pushed is there any brake lights ? If not procede with above.