Q: Q: Lights not working

asked by on

The taillights, parking lights, and instrument cluster lights are not working.

Hi. In some vehicles, all these lights are controlled by the dimmer switch. The switch may be part of your headlight switch, or it can just be attached to the headlamp switch. This is something that requires electrical wiring diagrams to diagnose. A qualified mechanic will be able to inspect the electrical components and replace what is failing.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Q: Lights not working

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: rough idle and dies when you give it gas it either revs up and hiccups or just dies

Hi there. I would start with a compression test. It is common for there to be a valve issue with one or multiple valves with bad seats which will cause this. If it passes the compression test then the timing...

Q: Parking light & headlight positions don't work

There is a 15A fuse for the front parking light function in the fuse box under the dash. The turn signals are on a separate circuit so this is why they might still be operational when the parking lights are...

Q: Makes a scraping noise when pulling a hill in overdrive

Hi there. The transmission is slipping in the overdrive gear. If the noise goes away when the rpm's increase dropping the transmission out of overdrive, then the overdrive gear clutch pack is slipping. I recommend seeking out a professional, such...

Related articles

P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.