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So I bought the LED 3rd brake light from AM to replace my old warped one. Tried to install it today and can't get it to light up. Also now when I hit my brakes, the tail lights also don't light up. I unhooked everything and hooked everything back up three times and still couldn't figure out what I was doing wrong. I don't know how I manage to **** up something so simple. Anyway, anyone know what I could possibly be doing wrong here? Thanks
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are you sure you're doing it right? I had the body shop put mine in since the car was there anyway and they screwed it up so don't feel bad; had to fix it myself. the plugs from the new light go into your old bulb sockets
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Thanks. I am gonna take another look at it before class tomorrow. I think that it might be the polarity of the new brake light connections and the old sockets. I will try to take some pictures tomorrow to explain it better.
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No real progress to day. I went and got everything hooked up, new fuse and battery is now dead lol. Its the end of the semester so I got a lot of **** going on (finals, cad projects, etc). Don't really have a lot of time to work on it.
Rock- yup, that is the same one I got.
Jeremy- The connectors can go in both ways. I think when they are backwards it causes a short = blown fuse and brake lights not working.
I will try to work on it some more tomorrow. Maybe get some better pics. Lucky, I live on campus and don't have to drive anywhere.
Well I finally had sometime to work on it. Turns out that I blew another fuse, fuse 33, so I replaced that and everything worked for ~90 seconds lol. Then I blew fuse 41 again. With the 3rd brake light harness unhooked the two tail lights work great.
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