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Q: Taillights not working

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The taillights aren't working.

A: The taillights would need to be checked to ...

The taillights would need to be checked to see if water has gotten into the lights and caused a problem with the bulbs sockets, particularly if they are getting power from the light switch. I recommend having a mechanic, like the ones from YourMechanic, inspect your entire rear lights system, and recommend the best path to repair.

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