Question about Chevrolet 1500

1 Answer

1984 chevy 1500 driver side brake and signal light not working. Parking light works but is too bright. volt metre shows a ticking the same readings as the passenger side until a bulb is inserted then shows nothing. recently problem got worse. signal light indicator on dash for right hand signal stays on when lights are turned on and brake lights and signals don't work at all. was going back to normal after a drive down the road but now stays like that. -Other things that might be helpful- Replaced passenger side taillight socket within the year Replaced driver side socket when current problem started Appears to be an exposed wire on the signal switch itself ... Would be nice to know where a good place to start is... I don't want to open up the steering column until ive used all other options because i don't know how to open i it easily

Posted by on

  • kreios Aug 12, 2008

    Thanks.. Im actually thinking about running a new wire bundle to the rear end.. wires are probably getting old anyways and i know that i get readings on the engine compartment side of the fuse panel for all the lights.

×

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

Sounds like a short, no way of knowing fwhare for sure till You run a tester the lenght of the wire.

Posted on Aug 11, 2008

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

ELECTRICAL PROBLEM


take it to a body shop

Nov 27, 2013 | 2000 Dodge Stratus

1 Answer

Dodge dakota tail light parking light is out on driver side


those lamps have 2 filaments and one of them (the lower brightness one) is burnt out and the brighter one (brakes and blinker) still works. you need to replace that lamp

Mar 05, 2013 | Dodge Dakota Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

I have no break lights or turn signals


Turn signal tail lights and BRAKE LIGHTS NOT WORKING


It can be faulty brake light switch causing the problem or its blown brake light bulb. First check and confirm brake light lamp is working and that's not the case.

For turn signal not working it can be faulty turn signal switch or its issue with wiring:----


==========

To trouble shoot brake and turn signal related problem, check the help links mentioned below:-----


Click the link:----
1996 Buick Regal Grand Sport Brake light Switch Location? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/04/1996-buick-regal-gran-sport-brake-light.html

-----------
No brake lights on Buick? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/04/no-brake-lights-on-buick.html

----------
Brake lights not working on 1989 BUICK REGAL?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/04/brake-lights-not-working-on-1989-buick.html

-------
How to replace Brake light switch on Chevrolet Tahoe?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/how-to-replace-brake-light-switch-on.html

---------------
How to replace Parking, turn, and Brake Lights on car?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/06/how-to-replace-parking-turn-and-brake.html

----------
Upper brake lights work, but low brake light not working?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/upper-brake-lights-workbut-low.html

------------
1997 Cadillac Catera: How to replace Brake Light Switch?

http://howtobyme.blogspot.in/2012/06/1997-cadillac-catera-how-to-replace.html

------------


2003 Chevrolet S10 Tail light Fuse http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2012/11/2003-chevrolet-s10-tail-light-fuse.html

---------
Chevrolet Parking light and Tail lamp light Wiring diagram http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2012/11/chevrolet-parking-light-and-tail-lamp.html

----------
Car Tail Lights Not Working?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/car-tail-lights-not-working.html

----------
Turn Signal Not working http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2012/11/turn-signal-not-working.html

----------
Right turn signal not working on Pontiac Car?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/right-turn-signal-not-working-on.html

--------
Only one side indicator light working on car?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/only-one-side-indicator-light-working.html

-----------
Turn signals not working on 1987 Jeep Wagoneer? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/turn-signals-not-working-on-1987-jeep.html

1996 Chrysler LHS brake light circuit wiring diagram?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/1996-chrysler-lhs-brake-light-circuit.html

----------
How to replace rear Brake lights on 2004 Toyota RAV4? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/02/how-to-replace-rear-brake-lights-on.html

------------
One brake light on driver side not working, but other lights work?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/one-brake-light-on-driver-side-not.html

----------
2002 Lincoln Town car Fuse Box http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2012/11/2002-lincoln-town-car-fuse-box.html 2007 KIA Rio: Brake Light Fuse Box Diagram?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.in/2012/06/2007-kia-rio-brake-light-fuse-box.html

-------------
Overhead Brake lights not working on 1999 GMC Sierra 4x4?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/03/overhead-brake-lights-not-working-on.html

---------
2004 Ford Mustang: Brake light Fuse Location?

http://howtobyme.blogspot.in/2012/05/2004-ford-mustang-brake-light-fuse.html

---------

These will help.

Thanks.

Nov 24, 2012 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

1993 chevy silverado parking lamps go of when i turn on headlights, signal lights flicker when i press on brake.


Yes I would look for a ground circuit problem. I would look at the ground wires for the headlights first. Even run a new ground wire for the tail lights to see if it helps.
Could be a ground connection for the body to frame or body to battery.

Aug 10, 2012 | Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

2003 Chevy Silverado When I apply the brakes the


I had an issue like this one on a 2007 Colorado. I assume you mean the turn signal indicator inside the truck lights up. It was a bad bulb. think it was the turn signal bulb on the side that is lighting up. As for the gear indication being dim there is more than one bulb that lights them up and one may have blown. I hope this helps.

Jul 15, 2011 | 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2 Answers

2003 chevy 1500 rear brake lights not working, but over the cab break light is. bulbs look good, the running lights work.


sounds like a bad turn signal switch . both side brake lights run through it but the third brake l;ight runs direct from the brake light switch .- play with the hazard button a few times and if the start working you need the turn signal switch

Feb 13, 2011 | 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

1 Answer

My 1984 ford econoline has Chevy taillights and i need a wiring chart to get taillights lights back on.


Right off the bat, I don't think you'll ever find a wiring diagram for taillights on two completely different makes of vehicles.

Best suggestion is to get a 12 volt test light and one by one check the wires going to the rear of you vehicle. Start by turning the parking lights on and then probing all the wires (one at a time) to see where voltage is present. Make a list of the colors of the wires associated with a particular action. Do the same for brake light, back up lights, and turn signals (both left and right).

Once you have established this base of info, start touching a wire (say, the left turn signal) to wires in your taillight assembly until you get the desired reaction in the Chevy taillight. Again, make a note of what combination of wires produces what result. Be patient and you can work your way thru this and get it to all function the way you want.

Dec 28, 2010 | 1984 Ford Econoline

1 Answer

2003 Chevy Silverado SS brake lights aren't working but top cab brake lights are. Bulbs in brake lights are working, and light up when headlights are turned on, but do not get brighter when brake pedal is...


Sounds like the turn signal flasher module has gone bad. It controls the brake lights and turn signals. It is located under the drivers side of the dash. If is a rectangular black box with a grey connector and 8 or so wires connected to it.

Oct 05, 2010 | 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

Related Topics:

212 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Chevrolet Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

60867 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

21949 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

6811 Answers

Are you a Chevrolet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...