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Unread 12-24-2002, 11:32 AM   #1
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Rear Lamp Failure

My ZJ's computer always is telling me that I have a rear lamp failure, but I replaced the bulbs and they work fine, but the display keeps telling me "rear lamp failure." I even re set the controls but it wont go away, any sudjestions?

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Unread 12-24-2002, 06:52 PM   #2
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i had that problem too but i got it fixed at the dealer they probably have to reset something there. way to steal a few extra bucks.

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Unread 12-25-2002, 04:46 PM   #3
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Here's a list of potential problems that can cause this.

Burnt out or wrong bulbs in the third brake light (CHMSL). They must be 921 or 922 bulbs.

Burnt out front parking/side marker light bulbs.

Corrosion in the connectors at the socket, wiring harness, etc...

A burnt out lamp outage module due to a improperly installed aftermarket trailer tow wiring harness.
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