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I have a 99 Yukon when I put it in reverse it goes forward. It has only done it twice
Hello and thank you for contacting YourMechanic. Make sure the linkage on the side of trans moves along with the shifter cable as the cable moves. If that's okay, then drop pan and check the linkage to manual valve...
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I am having a timing chain issue.
Hi there. Check the throttle position sensor for if its plugged in from when the timing chains were replaced. Also look at the harness and make sure that all of the sensors are plugged in. The idle air control valve...
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Parking lights are not working - 2009 Chevrolet Impala
The park, tail, license and marker lamps are turned on when the headlamp switch is turned on, or anytime the automatic light control turns the headlamps on. In either of these scenarios, the body control module (BCM) applies ground to...
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All lights are working except my tail lights. What's the problem?
The front and rear parking lights are on the same circuit, so first, check to see if the front parking lights are working. If the parking lights are not working with the headlight switch in the on position, then locate...
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2009 HHR left turn signal on constantly. I disconnected the battery and reconnected but it's still on.
Hi there. Check the turn signal switch on the steering column. If the blinker is staying on and not shutting off, then the blinker switch is stuck on. You could remove the switch from the steering column and take it...
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Lost power to headlight and parking lights. No power to starter or horn.
Hi there. Diagnosing an electrical issue like this can be very time consuming and frustrating. However, it's always best to start with the basics like checking fuses, the main electrical relay, and grounding issues. If you need some assistance pinpointing...
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I installed a aftermarket radio and the tail lights or dash lights don't turn on. Where does the orange (illumination) wire connect to?
Hi there. Trace all of the wires back to their source. Then check to see what each wire operates. If you are trying to make the radio lights come on with the parking lights, then tie the radio lights into...
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Electrical problems with my lights.
Hi there. The console lights and the tail lights are on the same circuit for your vehicle. Check the fuse box for a blown fuse. If there is no blown fuses, then check the wiring in the cab and see...
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My ABS and parking lights are staying on
Your car is equipped with wheel speed sensors at each of the four wheels which monitor wheel speed while relaying this information constantly to the ABS and traction control system which are controlled by the car's ECU. When the ECU...
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Parking brake dash light doesn't come on when using the actual parking brake so I failed inspection. I don't know if it's the bulb or parking brake.
Hello. The dash light not illuminating when the brake is applied is very likely a wiring issue. If you are knowledgeable with a voltmeter, you can pull a wiring diagram of the circuit and trace the issue. This is done...
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No parking light bulbs, the good fuses blew. Removed all of the parking bulbs and replaced the fuses. The fuse didn't blow till a bulb is plugged in.
Hello. You likely have a short somewhere in the circuit. This may be related to other light circuits, a terminal or connection, or by a damaged wire. You can start by performing a visual inspection. A rule of thumb is...
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Replacing standard manual mirrors with folding tow mirrors.
Hi there. You would need to install the switch to allow the mirrors to fold out. Plus you will also need to install a switch for the heaters in the mirrors. For the lights that are to work in the...
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One of my front side lights won't turn on.
The front lights will have a dual filament light bulb that will use the same bulb for the running lights and for the turn signal light. If you notice the parking (running ) light does not work in one front...
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I am not getting power to the tow/tail relay.
You did not list the vehicle information you are looking at so I will be general in my answer. The vehicle will use a relay in most newer trucks to run the trailer lighting and other functions. You may have...
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My back driver side park light does not work on my 2003 Cadillac Escalade
Hi there. Typically if it is just that one light that is acting up it is usually fairly simple. It can be as simple as a light bulb or it can be a problem with the circuit. I have also...
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Running light ground wire
The easiest place to find a ground it to connect it to the body on the inside where the harness comes inside the trunk area. You could also use the same ground as the brake lights are using.
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Fog lights not working says high beams are on. Multi function switch does nothing.
Hi there. The issue is with the multi-function light switch. I recommend replacing the multi-function light switch. What is happening is that the contacts on the switch are damaged and causing the lights to have no effect. If you need...
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No rear lights of any kind or working. ( No running, brake, or signal lights)
Check the ground wires on the back of the vehicle as they are either broke or loose. Over time the bolt that holds the ground wire to the frame tends to become rusty causing the ground to have a high...
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All dashboard lights and tail lights do not work after driving through a lot of snow. Headlights work. And brake lights work.
Hello. We'll be happy to help you. There are a few things that I recommend checking to discover why your lighting system is malfunctioning. The headlight dimmer switch should be checked. Along with the wiring harness above the right front...
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Aftermarket headlamps, right parking light, and left parking light dashboard messages are on.
The message is on for the lights are not completing a circuit from the switch to the lights. Check all of the wiring on the lights and see if all of them are plugged in properly. Then look for any...

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