rear tail lights go out after towing a boat? - Page 2 -
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #16 of 18 Old 03-21-2014, 01:55 PM
Registered User
1998 ZJ 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Wilson
Posts: 646
Originally Posted by thegipper View Post
Just thought I would update this post.

I installed the powered tail light converter that I found on eBay and it fixed my problem.

Apparently those trailers I was towing were drawing too many amps for a unpowered tail light converter.

Still don't know why it was messing up the lights on my jeep but it doesn't do it any more....oh well

Thanks guys
Going through this right now, glad you got yours up and working....

Retreat? Hell, we just got here......
V65Ozzie is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #17 of 18 Old 05-27-2014, 12:05 PM
Registered User
1993 ZJ 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Posts: 33
Update on 93 ZJ no brake lights:
GREMLINS! No other explanation. Cops stopped me and said my brake lights were out. I had replaced the LOM module a couple weeks ago and everything worked fine. Now, I have tail and blink but still no brake. When the incoming plug is disconnected from the LOM, all circuits check out fine. As soon as it is plugged in, the signal from the brake switch (white w/brown stripe wire) disappears. When I bypass the LOM and plug it up directly, the results are the same. So I jumpered a spare bulb directly to the incoming wire, it would not light the bulb, but it will light up the tester bulb.
I am absolutely stumped by this one. Meanwhile, the truck has an impound order on it if back on the road w/o brake lights. Wire the brakes to a separate relay that could be activated by the incoming brake signal?
lionshooter is offline  
post #18 of 18 Old 05-28-2014, 04:09 PM
Registered User
1995 ZJ 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: St Pete
Posts: 2,192
Ouch, that sucks... Hmm.. That would be an ok temp fix, though I doubt I'd run that more than very briefly.. That's a little out of my zone of work, I'll have to let someone else take lead

1995 ZJ ltd, 4.0 i6, *cough stock cough* 253,xxx and still pumping strong
1998 Chevy Cheyenne K1500, 5.7L Vortec, mostly stock
*In peace, sons bury their fathers. In war, fathers bury their sons. - Herodotus
Originally Posted by JasonStebbins
We can call it the Whoosh King Catalog System. :D
Gearhead31 is offline  

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome