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Old 05-11-2017, 09:27 PM
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You have a classic grounding problem. Stretch a wire from your battery (NEG) to the lamp housings. Turn a signal on and dig your ground wire into the lamp housing that DOESN'T work. Make sure your lamps are not burned out, first.

You should see one outer turn signal on each side as the diagram shows. The inner lamps are also stop but not turn signals.

Use your ground 'test wire' to prove each lamp holder. - Dave
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Ok this is where I am tonight and came in on a triumph moment and knew that I better leave it alone until hopefully tomorrow. I have all 4 taillights working, I have both outer turn signals working and have outer brake lights working,I believe I can jumper them across to make them all work drivers side reverse light wasn't there I bought a new one but it was to small. The passenger reverse was lighting but stayed on as long as the tail lights were on.

So I could actually get it on the road if need be, but the steering ram is out and trying to get it down just a little bit more so I can get the whole cir-clip in the groove. I had to actually did out the oem blue seal no amount of pressure was bringing it or the furthest in seal.


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You have a classic grounding problem. Stretch a wire from your battery (NEG) to the lamp housings. Turn a signal on and dig your ground wire into the lamp housing that DOESN'T work. Make sure your lamps are not burned out, first.

You should see one outer turn signal on each side as the diagram shows. The inner lamps are also stop but not turn signals.

Use your ground 'test wire' to prove each lamp holder. - Dave
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Old 05-11-2017, 11:54 PM
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Do NOT jumper more turn signal lights. The flasher unit is designed to run one front lamp, one rear lamp and the dash lamp. Any more load will make the flasher run too fast and the directional switch in your steering column is not heavy duty.

Paint on trunk wires can be removed to reveal the colors so follow the wiring diagram to the letter.

Reverse lights are controlled by the neutral/reverse safety switch on the steering column. This makes sense because backup lights only shine IF your car came with that type of steering column switch as an 'extra-cost' option. Just because your lens is white means very little.

You mentioned nothing about your wire colors. - Dave
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