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Tactical185

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Hello,

I am new to the site and I hope that this is the correct page to post my problem/ question.

1971 Barracuda, taillights are not working and turn signals are not working. When I turn on the parking lights, all lights will come on but no turn signals. When I turn on the head lights, I have no taillights and no turn signals, but the brake and reverse lights work. At this point, I changed all light bulbs. I would appreciate any help, thank you
 

Chryco Psycho

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Could be a few problems , Turn sinal switc can be a problem , Flaser could be bad or cround problems
sorry te letters between F& I are not workin
 
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Tactical185

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Did both problems (TS, tail lamps) start at the same time?
Anything been worked on lately? If so, is that when the problem started?
Its hard to say, I bought the car about 30 years ago and I don’t remember if the lights were working back then. The car sat in storage until the restoration. It was only after the restore when I found out the problem.
 

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Its hard to say, I bought the car about 30 years ago and I don’t remember if the lights were working back then. The car sat in storage until the restoration. It was only after the restore when I found out the problem.
Too many things could be happening here. Could be more than one malfunction.
Best thing for you to do is get a factory wiring diagram and start from scratch. First thing to do is get behind the dash and take a good look at the wiring. Remove anything that has been spliced in, added on. Gauges, aftermarket gauges etc.
 

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Too many things could be happening here. Could be more than one malfunction.
Best thing for you to do is get a factory wiring diagram and start from scratch. First thing to do is get behind the dash and take a good look at the wiring. Remove anything that has been spliced in, added on. Gauges, aftermarket gauges etc.
Started eliminating one thing at a time, I’m down to the turn signal switchI’ll let you know. Thank you
 
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