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Really dim rivers side tail lights and turn signals.

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  1. bullet18

    bullet18 Well-Known Member

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    My drivers side turn signals and brake lights are really dim. The lights on the other side are working fine. Any ideas what this could be? The front and rear indicators are dim so its not a rear harness issue.
     
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    Check the bulb end of the wire with a voltmeter; make sure you have full voltage coming out:
    if not check the beginning of the wire, track down the loss, pinched/broken wire etc.

    If you have full voltage at the bulb end then I would suspect a bad ground, or dirty socket. Clean and lube with dielectric grease.
     
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    Ive got 5v at the lights so i guess im routing through the wiring again.
     
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    bad ground usually
     
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    I dont know what happened but my front drivers park/indicator light is always on and my rear brake/tail lights never come on. Also when i press the turn signal stalk to turn left the left turn light on the dash doesnt flash and neither does the park light.
     
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    Wait... its back to the way it was before. I hate wiring.
     
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    MyMopar - Mopar Forums & Information - Mopar Wiring Diagrams 1966 to 1971

    Find your wiring diagram so you know which color wires you need to check. Looking at a wiring diagram you will see the left and right side parking lights are powered from the same source (wire) that continues to the other side. So this must be corrosion or bad ground. The other switches, headlight, turn signal, and brake can get a little unreliable with lack of use. You can check the switches easily with a continuity checker...
     
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  8. bullet18

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    I got them working. One of the sockets was bad and the front indicator needed grease.