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1997 Chevrolet Express 1500 Question: tail lights?

 

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scott59, 5.7L V8, Las Vegas, NV, December 19, 2010, 23:16
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tail lights wont work. i have brake lights and turn signals. i found that the fuse was no good and replaced it with the same good one. the tail lights came one but when i put it in drive and went about 20 feet the tail lights stopped working again. checked the fuse and it was blown. where would this problem most likely be located? all bulbs and elliments are ok and good condition

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    December 19, 2010, 23:21
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    Do you have a trailer wiring harness on this vehicle? Sometimes you may find a short in that system.

    You could also have a problem with the headlight switch and / or wiring connector shorting out.

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    scott59, December 19, 2010, 23:26
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    no i dont have a trailer wiring harness. and theres no problems with the headlight switch

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    June 03, 2014, 11:08
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    Did you check the wiring harness at the cruise control module ? It is under the hood on the drivers side to the right of the air cleaner,sometimes the wiring harness rubs where the harness crosses the support bracket,the white wire is tied into the brakes and will cause the stop fuse to blow.

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