Brake lights/Backup lights issue -- SOLVED
I have an issue with my 83 CJ-7
My back up lights haven't worked for a while. I just assumed the switch was unaligned. But the other day I noticed my brake lights were sticking on.... Pulling on the peddle didn't help like in my old CJ-5s, so I just pulled the fuse so they would go off.
Today I notice..... I have Back up lights!!!!!... I put the fuse back in, I have stuck brake lights and NO backup lights. Fuse out, Back up lights again.
So... any guesses? At first I was thinking I would just fight with the brake light switch, but since I know that to be a major PITA, my thought is now that something in the brake wires is shorting out and causing the Brake lights to stay on, and to cause the backup lights to fail. Removing the fuse eliminates the short effecting the backup lights.
Does this sound plausible? if so, any guesses where I should start hunting down the problem? Thanks for any and all ideas.
Last edited by montypyfly; 12-02-2009 at 05:14 PM..
Reason: Problem Solved