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Old 01-15-2010, 12:06 PM   #1
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Help with rear brake lights

Aftermarket rear brake lights not working checked all fuses and wires still not working

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Old 01-15-2010, 12:39 PM   #2
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do you have power and ground at the plug with the brake lights on?
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yes used a test light and it lit up when we hit the brake pedal
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it may be a bad bulb if you have power and ground at the light socket.did you ground the test light to the socket or to the truck?
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grounded it 2 the truck? was that right? we put new bulbs in should i ground it to the socket?
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no,what i'm trying to say is, you said you had power to the bulb,make sure you have a ground,which would be the other wire.
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