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dash lights out

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by wraenking, Feb 13, 2005.

  1. wraenking

    wraenking 1/2 ton status

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    fuses are all good, but i get noi instrument lights. i get the initial choke and brake lights, just not the ones for the gauges or heater control.

    head light switch still operates the cabin light so im not sure if thats the prob. its getting old driving at night like this

    i njust checked for power at the fuse and its not getting any. any ideas?
     
  2. joez

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    Check the wiring by the tailights, and license plate lights, and the grounds back there. I had a similar problem and it ended up being a wire at the plate light shorting out.
     
  3. wraenking

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    ok, i checked the back liscense plate light, and the bulb looks good, just no power to it. where was your problem?


    ok. i took off the rear tail lights, and the 2 small light(running lights) are not working. also, when i pull the light switch halfway out, i should get the paqrking lights right?

    i have none
     
  4. wraenking

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    i checked the wiring also, nothing looks bare or anything. everytime i put a new fuse in thgouh, it pops once i get the the first click (for the parking/courtesy lights)

    bad switch?
     
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    My truck had an inline plug running to the plate bulbs that had worked loose and was shorting out, it was behind the bumper.
     
  6. gone huntin

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    Better try a switch.
     

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