My license plate lamps won't work.

Asked by Nov 08, 2014 at 09:43 AM about the 1995 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Cheyenne Extended Cab SB 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I've done everything I can think of to get
them to work with no positive results.  
Fuses are good and the right amp.  Bulbs
are brand new. Sockets are brand new.
Ground is cleaned and in good condition.  
I've tested the wires and there is power but
the lights will still not come on. Anybody
have any other ideas that might help?

1 Answer

13,575

Have you tested to see if you have power to the socket? If you have power to the socket, is there power after the socket with the bulb in? You may have a cold connection in the socket or a broken wire or bad ground. If you have no power to the socket, start working back to find a possible break in the wire. Turn your lights on, place a voltmeter on the socket wire coming into the socket and make sure you have a solid ground on the voltmeter. You should read between 10 to 12 volts DC.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Chevrolet C/K 1500 Questions

Chevrolet C/K 1500 Experts

#1 Andrew Olsen
Andrew Olsen
Reputation 3,330
#2 John Saffrahn
John Saffrahn
Reputation 2,500
#3 Rowefast
Rowefast
Reputation 2,050
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used GMC Sierra 1500
822 Great Deals out of 68,199 listings starting at $2,484
Used Ford F-150
2,191 Great Deals out of 206,316 listings starting at $1,499
Used Chevrolet C/K 2500
214 listings starting at $2,250
Used Dodge Ram 1500
454 Great Deals out of 11,152 listings starting at $700
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
548 Great Deals out of 29,234 listings starting at $1,699
Used Chevrolet C/K 3500
237 listings starting at $4,995
Used Chevrolet Camaro
226 Great Deals out of 30,943 listings starting at $1,217
Used Toyota Tacoma
541 Great Deals out of 40,814 listings starting at $2,495
Used Chevrolet S-10
10 Great Deals out of 1,345 listings starting at $1,395

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.