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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-12-2008, 09:07 AM Thread Starter
 
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Rear Running Lights

Hey All,

Luly has an issue all of the sudden my rear running lights wont lite up. The turn sigs and emergency blinkers work but the dam running lighs are black. I have checked the connections what am I missing?

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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-12-2008, 09:33 AM
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If this is a sudden problem, and they were working previously....then this would indicate to me that either one of (or more) of the running light bulbs are bad, and/or you have a continuity problem somewhere.

Try checking your running light wiring at various connection points, to isolate the source of the break.

You may also have a faulty ground issue, which a multimeter/circuit tester will also point out.

This also begs the question: what (else) are you using for running lights, anyway???....

BTW: I guess you already know that the rear factory turn signals do not function as running lights, to avoid legal problems.

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BTW: I guess you already know that the rear factory turn signals do not function as running lights, to avoid legal problems.
Yep, this is a common issue. Some folks seem to think they have faulty lights.

Like it's been said, rear amber lights are turnsignal lights only. And the only running lights in the rear are the red taillights.

Front amber lights do function as running lights and turnsignals.

Even if you have aftermarket rear amber lights, they shouldn't be lit unless using your turnsignals.


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I made some red lences from trailer lights and put some front turn assembly on the rear.

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Im an idiot you all are correct. Please forgive my slothenly display of inattentiveness to my Lulu.
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