1998 mark vii electrical issue spoke coming out of rear lights

Asked by May 20, 2014 at 11:51 PM about the 1998 Lincoln Mark VIII 2 Dr LSC Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

was driving home spelled eletrical burning smell  smoke was coming out of tail lights now NO LIGHTS IN BACK WORK

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Your rear tail lights don't work becuase the wires connecting them burned up. You had a short and the wires heated till they burned. Have the wiring replaced and inspected to see what the cause of the short was. Could be a bad connection due to corrosion.

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