why dont my tail lights works?

Asked by Mar 01, 2011 at 05:35 PM about the 2002 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT Quad Cab LB 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My trucks tail lights do not work, my brake lights and turn signals work but my tail lights do not.  I have no power going to the left or right tail tail light fuse, and i have already went and got a new switch for it but still not tail lights?

11 Answers

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check all of your fuses, in the dash and under the hood, make sure the bulbs dont need replaced?

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I am having the same issue . i had to run a wire from the right side to power the lights now they just are on all the time. If you have found a fix please let me know. If you have not found one i will let you know if i do.

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140

How do you go about running this wire from the right side ?

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190

check the trl hitch wires they may be pinched together,I had the same problem never thought I would figure it out.

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125

Your fuse is burnt. Check the parking light fuse

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I just had the same thing happen! All of my lights have never had problems. I tried to connect a trailer to the trailer hitch connector and lost all of my marker lights. Brake, signal, hazard and reverse lights all still work...but no markers/park lights. It has to be the trailer wiring.

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Checked all fuses and relays...they are all good. Checked all bulbs...they are also good. Has to be something with the trailer wiring. That's when I lost my lights...when I plugged in the trailer wiring connector.

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maybe this will help I had no left rear running, brake and blinker and changed the bulb socket for about $16.00 from dodge parts. so far do good.

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what color is the reverse light on 1997 dodge Cummins 2500 turbo diesel

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@ switsh on no iluminate

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Why on my 2001 dodge ram 1500 the parking lights are hooked in my radio wiring? Unplug the radio and the parking lights go off plug it back in the parking lights come.even though the switch is turned off.

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