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Old 27 Mar 2010, 12:05 pm
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Default Which fuse is for tTail Lights?

The ****ing manual doesnt make any sense.
my tail lights dont work. Which fuse is it?
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Old 27 Mar 2010, 04:09 pm
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Calm down. Since you didn't tell us enough information, I'm going to have to guess you have a cruiser between 2001 and 2005 AND you didn't say if it's the stop lights your talking about or the parking lights that don't work.

In the interior fuse box it's fuse #2 for parking lamps and in the PDC (Power Distribution Center) under the hood, it's fuse #10 for exterior lighting and fuse #12 for the stop lights.

...and I'm not sure what manual your talking about but I got that information from the cover of the interior fuse box and the owners manual.
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Old 01 Apr 2010, 07:12 pm
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Default Re: Which fuse is for tTail Lights?

I am haveing the same problem..I got headlights,turn single,brake,and flashers. But the rear running lights do not work. I have checked all the fuses both under dash and the engine box..and dont see anything there..any help please
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Old 02 May 2010, 05:51 pm
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Question Re: Which fuse is for tTail Lights?

AM having problems with a 2007 PT tail light, not sure if could involve fuse. One light found "broken", replaced and now a month or tow later, "broken again" but this time noticed some MELTING in the area where bulb is inserted, to point of unable to "click" into proper lock for the moment, DID duct tape it in place and light works , however worried there is a FURTHER problem, electrical and was wondering if replaced entire tail light unit if would solve (will add an Oh yeah, too , am NOT swift on car mechanicals, but the tail light assembly seems within my realm of doing own swap to replace.
ANY help/advice ? Seems strange two bulbs "shattered" and the concern is the "melting" noticed this time. Thanks if able to advise
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Old 02 May 2010, 08:01 pm
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Welcome to the Forum. If you do a search you'll see many times this is cause by water getting into the housing.

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Old 05 May 2010, 01:19 pm
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Thanks, appreciate response..Still in a bit of quandry, should I replace the entire tail light assembly or what? How does one "water-proof" the light bulb area (and what was worrisome, was the MELTING of the bulb insert area) Not sure which way to go and another btw, obviously NOT uber car mechanical with added factor NOT impressed with the local CHrysler dealerships and even worse with too many having problems financially/etc so the cost factors with them have risen even more !!! They were ALways on high side, but these days, like whew and thensome !!
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Old 06 May 2010, 08:08 am
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Default Re: Which fuse is for tTail Lights?

Just a general observation and suggestion. When a connector or insert is melting, that is because much of the power sent to it is overcoming a bad connection and creating heat as a negative byproduct.

I would get a new socket assembly with wires if possible. You need new clean connections that have adequate spring tension to hold the bulb.
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