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Old 01-04-2006, 08:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Taillight Question??

Ok just asking what is the lighting setup.

1. With headlights off and i press on the brakes... the center and left inner right inner lights come on.

2. With headlights on and not pressing on the brakes... the left outer and right outer lights are on.

3. With headlights on and pressing on the brakes... the left inner and right inner come on and the center comes on. The right outer and left outer stay at the same brightness.

Is this setup correct? or when i press on the brakes are the outside lights supposed to come on too?

I had the brake light fail code and changed the switch but before that it was doing this setup too... and the brake light fail codes are no longer showing up.
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yup sounds good... dont forget the 3rd brake light... either spoiler or rear window
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yup sounds good... dont forget the 3rd brake light... either spoiler or rear window
or for those of you with both, lol

which one would be the 4th brakelight then? the rear window or the spoiler? lol.
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or for those of you with both, lol

which one would be the 4th brakelight then? the rear window or the spoiler? lol.

why u gotta make things soo difficult? lol
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why u gotta make things soo difficult? lol
lol, , i try.

..but i guess we can just assume that no one has both, lol, and if they do, well then... as stewie griffin would say "Fie on you", :lol:
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