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Old 10-22-2010, 01:14 PM
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I hadn't had a chance to check the trunklid wiring yet. I'll have to do that this weekend (first weekend in a while that's supposed to not rain/drizzle!)

Anyways, something odd happened last night. On the way out of the parking lot, my friend was following me out and noticed that same passenger rear light group (no brake, no tail, no turning) was out. He let me know, and I stopped real quick, got out and slapped the light, and it came back on. Driving on, my friend noticed that when the passenger turn (yellow) signal came on, it alternated with the passenger tail light. When the pass rear turn signal came on, the pass tail light went off, then came back on when the turn signal blinked off. I was able to confirm this when I arrived home and stared at the passenger rear lights with the blinkers on. Oddly enough, AFAIK, the rest of the lights worked properly all the way home. When I turned the car off, the cluster had the CHECK BRAKE LIGHTS, CHECK TURN LIGHTS, CHECK BACKUP LIGHTS.

Due to the odd nature of the alternating turn/tail lights, do you guys think there is some sort of control module (I can't imagine there would be such a thing for somethng as simple as rear lights) that died? Or maybe low voltage problem?

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