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Right tail light connector wires

I had to replace the little metal connectors that go into the plastic housing but didn't make a note on which color wire goes in which 1-8 slot ? Is this something you can tell me or is this a going to the dealer issue ? thanks

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  • rkozminski Dec 16, 2008

    I need to replace wire connectors and cannot find them anywhere. Can you tell me where you found them?

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If you have some time, patience and a buddy, you can fix it yourself. Since different model cars have the lights setup differently, it's not easy to tell you from here how to make this work. What I did was use a circuit tester and started with the backup lights. Put the car in reverse, (have your buddy stay on the brake) and check the wires on the right to see which one has current. Once you find the hot wire, if the backup light does not come on, try moving it within the connector until the backup light comes on. It helps if you follow the circuit pattern from the backup light to the plastic connector to help pin down your choices. Do this for the others and you'll have it.

Good luck!

Posted on Dec 27, 2008

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