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Thread: Taillights don't light up?
08-27-2010, 11:10 PM #1
Taillights don't light up?
I have a 2005 Crew Cab, and my taillights will be on for the running light, but whenever I apply the brakes, only the cab light lights up and the taillights stay dim. Did I blow a fuse, or what?
08-28-2010, 07:57 AM #2
i seen this on a 97, the brake fuse was blown
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Billet Grill insert
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08-28-2010, 11:17 AM #3
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08-28-2010, 02:53 PM #4
I just replaced the lights about 2 months ago and I checked the bulbs when I was blacking out my taillights about a month ago. I checked the bulbs earlier and nothing is wrong with the bulbs, so I'm guessing it's a fuse?
09-03-2010, 10:34 PM #5
I had that on my 96 ..and it was the lightswitch !!!!!!!
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09-03-2010, 10:46 PM #6
Always start simple, check bulbs and fuses. I found that the retaining clip for my switch was missing, got a pack of them from Dorman, all better.2008 Silverado LT
09-05-2010, 01:21 AM #7
Oops, I forgot to reply back on here. The prongs on both of my bulbs were burnt. I fixed it now. Thanks for all the help, guys!
09-05-2010, 11:28 PM #8
I like it when it's something simple like that and doesn't cost much if any money, good job guys! i was thinking along the same lines if the 3rd brakelight on the cab was working right and just the tail lights wasn't it had to be either a bulb, (bulbs) or that circuit board in the tail lights that the bulbs plug into gone bad. had to replace one of them before too.
09-06-2010, 06:04 PM #9
Yeah, it was a simple fix. I had extra bulbs laying around, too.
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