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Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Tail Light Lens
A cracked tail light lens will progressively get worse until the tail lights won't work, so make sure to routinely check them before they fail.
How Long Does a Tail Light Lens Last?
Your car has a number of crucial lights – the headlights, turn signals, backup lights, tail lights, brake lights and more. On the rear of the vehicle, your lights are encased...
How to Repair Tail Lights
When most people experience problems with their car’s tail lights, usually replacing the bulb with a new one corrects the problem. However, sometimes it’s more than a light...
How to Tint Your Tail Lights
The car that you drive is a reflection on your personality. If something on your car doesn’t quite fit the mold, you can customize it so that it suits...
How Hot Do Headlight and Taillight Bulbs Get?
All light bulbs get hot when in use – it’s the nature of how they work. With the exception of LEDs and fluorescent bulbs, light bulbs work on the principle of resistance. Electric current...
How to Glue a Taillight Lens
Cracked or chipped taillights are dangerous and can result in a ticket. Glue the missing piece into the light until you can get it replaced.
What Do the Headlight Indicators Mean?
Headlight indicators help you know if your headlights, taillights, and high beams are on for your car.
How to Replace a Tail Light on SUVs, Vans, and Hatchbacks
Tail lights are vital for safety on the road. Over time, a tail light may burn out and require you to replace a bulb or the whole assembly.
4 Essential Things to Know About Your Car’s Reverse Lights
Reverse lights are also called backup lights. They are used to warn other vehicles and people around the car that the vehicle is about to move backwards. The reverse lights also provide some illumination...
4 Essential Things to Know About Your Car’s Tail Lights
Tail lights are red lights on the back of a vehicle. They are turned on whenever the head lights are on. When stopping, the tail lights have a bright red appearance compared to a...
How to Buy Good Quality Tail Lamp Bulbs
As you drive along a dark and winding road in your vehicle one of the things you’re counting on is for other vehicles to be able to spot you. This is...

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My tail lights and dash lights stay on when I turn the key off
Hello there, many faults will cause your 2001 Chevrolet Prizm to have the dash lights and tail lights staying on when the vehicle is turned off. The most likely cause would be the ignition switch or a wiring harness faults....
Brake lights work but no tail lights. Half of my dash cluster lights up no gauges... Please help
Hi there. It sounds like you have a series of electrical issues going on here. From my experience, with this vehicle, the combination switch needs to be tested first. Most of the time, the switch shorts out internally and this...
The tail lights went out.replaced the fuse and since then all lights came on dashboard and now the car wont move out of park
Hello. From what you describe, it would appear that your vehicle has suffered some sort of serious electrical failure. It may be possible that the brake light switch has malfunctioned and is causing your vehicle issues. Aside from operating...
No tail light, instrument panel light, or tag light
Hi there, thanks for writing in. Most ancillary electrical items (like tail lights, instrument panel lights and tag lights) are actually controlled through an electrical relay box. On your Ford Expedition, there is usually a main relay control box and...
Brake light circuit warning light illuminated - 1998 BMW 323is
Sometimes, there is just enough corrosion on the end of the bulb to trigger this warning despite the bulbs illuminating correctly. Using some emory cloth or very fine sandpaper, rub the contact end of each of the brake bulbs to...
Hard starting in morning.
The hard start may be from the fuel injectors sticking and combustion chambers carbon build up is causing hard starting. Have the fuel pressure first checked to make sure it is high enough. Then have combustion chambers cleaned and injectors...
Problem with the taillight fuse blowing out on 1998 Lincoln Mark VIII
Hey there, thanks for writing in about your 1998 Lincoln Mark VIII. I suggest that the wiring circuit of the taillights are inspected by a technician for shorts. There may be a short to power/ground from faulted wiring or incorrect...
Tail lights
This sounds like a wiring problem. I think you may have a connection problem under you dash where you moved the wires around. You will need to check to see if something came undone. You could also have installed the...
Rear running lights don't work
Hello. If just your tail and license plate lights are not working, I would first check to see if any fuses are blown. It may be possible that both of those exterior lights are on the same circuit, and the...
All of my lights went out at once
Hi, thanks for writing in. When it comes to electrical issues like this one, the problem can come from many components. While it is possible that all of the light bulbs would go out at once, it is highly unlikely....
I have no tail lights but all other lights work
Hey there. You should check to see if you have front parking lights. If the front parking lights work, then the rear parking lights will have bad bulbs or sockets for the bulbs. The front and rear parking lights are...
With car off, exterior and interior lights start flashing
It sounds like somehow the anti theft system was activated and drained the battery. Try locking all of the doors from the inside and close them. Then lock, unlock, lock and unlock the doors to see if the problem persists....
When headlights are on, turn signals do not work - 1979 Ford F-100
If the items share a common ground or power circuit, there could be a loose connection or a bit of corrosion in the shared circuits in the steering column. The cross contact from corrosion growing across circuits can cause similar...
Need to no how to bypass lamp failure sensor for tail & brake lights to work
Hello. Bypassing the lamp failure sensor involves locating the correct signal and ground wires and splicing them together to bypass the circuit. The actual cutting and splicing process is rather simple, however, you must make sure that the correct wires...
Electrical components don't work, service ESP system warning on
There should be a problem code associated with the ESP System warning. That will further direct the diagnosis for that problem. Check the fuse and brake light switch for the tail light issue. The door locking fuse issue indicates a...
Turn signals not flashing
Hi there, It's not very uncommon for both tail lights to fail at the same time. However, the water or condensation inside the tail lamp may indicate a larger problem. If you replace the light bulbs it could cause an...
Why don't my tail lights light up when I press on the brake pedal?
Hi, thanks for writing in. I suggest checking the fuses to the brake light fuse. If the fuse is not blown then you need to check the brake light switch on the brake pedal to see if power goes in...
Tail lights not working
Hi, thanks for writing in. If the tail lights are not working when the headlights are turned on, this usually means that the relay from the turn signal indicator that turns on your headlights may be damaged. The best way...
Headlights/Tailights/Turn Sights do not work
Hi there. It appears that you are not getting the right voltage to your lights. Most of the time this is caused by a failure in the multifunction switch. This is the switch that turns these off and on. I...
Keep blowing a tail light fuse.
Assuming that no wiring was damaged during the install of the aftermarket lights, (i.e., cut insulation causing a short to ground), if the fuse started blowing right after the install that means the LED assembly is drawing more current than...

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