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Old 01-25-2011, 04:58 AM
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Originally Posted by Variocam View Post
Thanks very much. Although I suppose all it would take is to get access to the reverse light (anybody know if this should be done from the outside by removing the lenses, or from inside the trunk by removing the paneling on the inside of the trunk lid?), and matching up the wiring there with what's in the bundle, right...?
The trunk tail light lenses can't be removed from the outside. Remove the trunk tool kit and gray liner to expose all of the electrical devices and their connectors. With the help of a multimeter or test light - and making sure to keep the car stationary! - identify the wires for the reverse lights, and then trace them back into the right side of the trunk. As I may have mentioned to you in another thread, you'll probably find that they end up at the output terminal(s) of the reverse light relay.
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