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Old 11-02-2017, 10:44 PM   #26
fdorbinjr
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Default Re: Tail lights not working

I FOUND OUT WHY MINE STOPPED WORKING. sATURN L100 (2002).HOPE THIS HELPS SOMEONE BEFORE THEY GO NUTS BUYING FUSES AND BULBS..SATURN USES A CRAPPY THIN SHEET (REFLECTOR) AS A CONDUCTOR..IF YOU HOLD THE BRAKES TO LONG THE PLASTIC WELD THAT HOLD THAT SHEET (INSIDE THE LENSE)..THEY MELT..OVER TIME /BULB REMOVAL ETC..THAT SHEET GETS DEFORMED...WAT I DID WAS TAKE A HEATED NAIL AND POKED HOLES IN THE BULB HOUSING NEAR THE METAL CONNECTORS/CONTACTS THAT TOUCH THE BULB..STICK A WIRE TO THAT AND HARDWIRED TO THE MAIN ELECTRICAL FEED AND CUT THE FEED FROM GOING TO THAT THIN SHEET...BYPASS IT...IT TOOK ME ABOUT 2 HRS...SOLDER IF YOU CAN AND TAPE IT UP GOOD AND YOU SHOULD BE FINE...MIGHT WANT TO BUY SOME FUSES JUST IN CASE BEFORE YOU TRY IT. HA.

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