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Trying to Get Some Idea at What It's Gonna Cost Me.

What if it is not the switch? Front running lights work. The rear back window and tail brake lights don't work. We purchased the right switch, however, the rear lights still aren't working. It must be a short in the wiring. We are taking it in to the Chevy dealer tomorrow, who has agreed to apply the $98.00 they charge to look at it, to the repair cost. I was hoping you could tell me, based on your experience, how much more it will cost. Do you think it will be more than $200? Appreciate your opinion on this. Thank you.

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  • Anonymous Aug 06, 2008

    dash lights on wont start. arc starter and run for a minute

  • Anonymous Sep 20, 2008

    Check the fuses under the hood, near the battery. I had the same EXACT problem.

    Changed the fuse and it worked fine, started to do same thing again and realized the fuse was not fit tightly so we wedged it to stay tight. PROBLEM SOLVED!!

    Hope this help


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Check the fuses under the hood, near the battery. I had the same EXACT problem.

Changed the fuse and it worked fine, started to do same thing again and realized the fuse was not fit tightly so we wedged it to stay tight. PROBLEM SOLVED!!

Hope this help

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When it comes to electrical problems, and that is what I did for living, it is near to impossible to know going in how many hours it will take to fix, most of the cost is labor, here it is $120 per hour, mounts up fast, if you get off with $200 feel lucky.

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