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Old 09-20-2017, 06:15 PM   #1
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Good evening everyone, I hope this message finds you all good and well. Well 1st off, my tail lights are not working properly. The running lights will come on, however, the turn signals blink super fast and rear lights don't blink. Next, Sometimes the Brake lights don't work ( running lights still work). Now this is the strange part, depending on the temp of my car depends on what works and what doesnt. The hotter outside the more things work.... I'm confused, multi tool switch, ground wire, fuse, bad connection... i'm all out of ideas.... what could be causing all these confusing problems....

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Replace the tail light bulbs and check for shorts in their wiring harness.
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idk if the bulbs are replaceable in this year? LED's often are built in. I would try cleaning connectors with contact cleaner first.
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strange mud what connectors are you referring to ? This year model the lights our in the housing soooo I'm not sure you can replace just the bulbs, besides the bulbs work perfectly fine..... when they work. Thanks for the help any way
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strange mud what connectors are you referring to ? This year model the lights our in the housing soooo I'm not sure you can replace just the bulbs, besides the bulbs work perfectly fine..... when they work. Thanks for the help any way
Fast flashing often indicates you front parking/signal bulbs are burned out or not working. They are not LED's and their load is what controls the flash speed.
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Fast flashing often indicates you front parking/signal bulbs are burned out or not working. They are not LED's and their load is what controls the flash speed.
What he said
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Fast flashing often indicates you front parking/signal bulbs are burned out or not working. They are not LED's and their load is what controls the flash speed.
I like this answer better than mine......

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Thanks for all the replies. I'm going to check all that out, does it have to be the front or can it be the back?.... The only other head scratcher is if the bulb wasn't working; wouldn't the problem be constant? The problem comes and goes depending on the temp.
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Thanks for all the replies. I'm going to check all that out, does it have to be the front or can it be the back?.... The only other head scratcher is if the bulb wasn't working; wouldn't the problem be constant? The problem comes and goes depending on the temp.
Filaments can move around. That's still a bad bulb.
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Thanks for all the replies. I'm going to check all that out, does it have to be the front or can it be the back?.... The only other head scratcher is if the bulb wasn't working; wouldn't the problem be constant? The problem comes and goes depending on the temp.
The reason I think it is the front bulb is because it is a halogen and draws more power than the rear LEDs. I know because you need a load resistor to prevent fast flashing if you replace your front parking/turn signal bulb with an LED version.
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Filaments can move around. That's still a bad bulb.
this, or the contacts can be loose
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Thanks for all the replies. I'm going to check all that out, does it have to be the front or can it be the back?.... The only other head scratcher is if the bulb wasn't working; wouldn't the problem be constant? The problem comes and goes depending on the temp.
Depending on the year, the 10-12 tail lights had replaceable LED bulbs and LED can short out causing the rest to not work. We have pools and spa lights that are LED that work when it is 80 and below and not above that.
So if it is an earlier year it will be cheaper since the 13-14 light are not serviceable per say.
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