Brake light issue

Asked by Sep 08, 2016 at 10:05 PM about the 1996 Toyota 4Runner 4 Dr SR5 SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Well my brake lights work turn signals work but
when I hit the brake my left brake light work but my
right one goes out completely I just installed new
tail light assemblies plz help

5 Answers

930

I would check for a bad ground. You can use a jumper wire to add a ground to the light to test if you have a ground problem. If the light works when you add a test ground. The I would start looking for corrosion around the wires and at the factory grounds

Looks like they spliced in for trailer wording also

930

I would start their and make sure all connection are good

16,115

Check if the insulation on the wires is scratched down to copper and touching the body or frame.

835

Sometimes trailer harnesses are spliced in with 3m blue clip locks. These sometimes don't get a great connection. If this is the problem, buy a new clip and re do the connection. Hope this helps.

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