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Old 07-09-2011, 11:47 AM
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License Plate light help???

Hi i need help with my problem solving as far as what is wrong please help. My license plate light
works when i open the trunk but will not work when lights are on and driving. The dash says license plate light not sure if that is a indecator or what but i checked the conection and that is fine as well as the fuses and that also is fine please help me troubleshoot before i get pulled over.. Thank you for your time as allways confused and petrified Tom...
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Old 07-09-2011, 11:52 AM
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Check the wiring loom that runs along the left trunk hinge. The wires are known to fray in that area.

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Old 07-10-2011, 04:30 PM
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Happens to me too whenever I get a high powered car wash. I should probably take a look at it too. Sounds like you have a permanent short though as the above poster described.
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Those are a pain!
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