my taillights on my85DodgeD150 randomly quit working. the brake lights work but when i turn on my lights for night they dont work at all. oh and when my lights are on my gas gauge doesnt work. ideas?


Asked by Jun 11, 2012 at 10:53 PM about the 1985 Dodge RAM 150 Long Bed

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

4 Answers


i would check for wiring issues such as multiple splices and that sort of thing


think you,ve got wires melted together from a bad short did someone by pass a fuze or put to high of an amp one have a short created by athe melted cluster and circuit is not being completed and power is following another path because of it,i have the same truck i drive every day with a short box.had some nightmare wire issues myself with it.

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if thats not the problem you have grounding issues,pullall your bulbs make sure there is not a bunch of corrosion under them if thats ok check ground wires for tight and that the steel under them is not pure rust

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hey dwayne it was the wiring thanks for the help

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