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post #1 of 5 Old 05-03-2010, 09:30 AM Thread Starter
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no brake lights after rain

i got caught out in the rain with only the bikini on and next day i had no brake lights. tail lights still work. Where should i start diagnosing? all fuses are good.

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post #2 of 5 Old 05-03-2010, 09:36 AM
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Check the grounds and bulbs in your taillights.
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post #3 of 5 Old 05-03-2010, 11:00 AM
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Yep check the grounds, the taill lights are grounded by the bolts that hold them to the body.

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post #4 of 5 Old 05-03-2010, 12:48 PM Thread Starter
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thanks, i have been wanting to do JeepHammers dedicated grounds project so i guess its time!
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post #5 of 5 Old 05-03-2010, 02:36 PM
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at least it was the brake lights and not the brakes

could be as simple as something in the brake light switch (could be checked with continuity tester)

if it was me I would re-check the fuses and follow the wires (use a continuity tester to make sure all wires/grounds are ok if you have one) and check the bulbs/bulb sockets

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