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Old 07-15-2017, 02:05 PM   #1
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Chasing an electrical gremlin

I hope i explain this correctly and also hope other can direct me to the possible fix?

When I pull the headlight switch out to the first position the hood running light and tail lights come on. When I press the brake pedal the passenger side brightens but NOT the drivers side.

BUT when I pull the switch to out fully to turn on the head lights, the tail light out out?

Any pointers?
21 circuit from E-Z wiring is what is installed

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Old 07-15-2017, 02:49 PM   #2
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Re: Chasing an electrical gremlin

I believe the tail light is a two filament bulb -- one being running light and one being brakes. If the drivers side doesn't brighten, it would mean either the filament is bad or there's a bad wire going to that particular filament.

I BELIEVE the front parking lights are supposed to go out when you turn on the headlights -- is it possible you got the front and back parking lights reversed?

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Old 07-15-2017, 06:51 PM   #3
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Re: Chasing an electrical gremlin

The hood lights go out when the headlight come on as they should, no matter the position of the switch, I still have power to the brake switch when I press the brake as I should as well. The dash and front end works as they should, its the brake lights that are making me crazy.
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Old 07-15-2017, 10:05 PM   #4
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Re: Chasing an electrical gremlin

check your
rear bulb I've seen the filaments burn through and fall across to the other filament and back feed
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Old 07-16-2017, 09:07 PM   #5
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Re: Chasing an electrical gremlin

I'll buy two new bulbs and give it a try. Thanks
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