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Old 02-02-2013, 11:37 PM   #1
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Default 96 f150 left rear running lights not working.

So my left rear running lights arent working but my brake and blinker is working. Thought it was blub but I changed it and its still not workimg. I did notice when I took the light off though iff I move the light a certain way it comes on? Could it be a fuse? Or is it a bad wire. If its a bad wire what can I do to fix it?
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The socket might be bad or corroded.
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Pull the bulb out and take the little tabs on the bulb and pry them out ever so slightly. Also make sure that the bulb is fully seated into the socket.

I had a bulb go out on me and I put a new one in. A few days later one of the guys I work with told me that it was out when he saw me pull into work. I was shock and told him it was a new bulb and he told me about this little trick. So when I got home I did and thought all was good. A few weeks later I was over at my brothers and he told me the same bulb was out. So I took out the light and looked it over and put it back in to what I thought was all the way in, then gave it another push and it snapped into the socket a little deeper. Haven't had a problem sense.
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Pull the bulb out and take the little tabs on the bulb and pry them out ever so slightly. Also make sure that the bulb is fully seated into the socket.

I had a bulb go out on me and I put a new one in. A few days later one of the guys I work with told me that it was out when he saw me pull into work. I was shock and told him it was a new bulb and he told me about this little trick. So when I got home I did and thought all was good. A few weeks later I was over at my brothers and he told me the same bulb was out. So I took out the light and looked it over and put it back in to what I thought was all the way in, then gave it another push and it snapped into the socket a little deeper. Haven't had a problem sense.
I will try this when I get out of work today. Thanks man!
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Take a little peice of sandpaper or a file or something else to Clean the pins in the socket. Little bit of dielectric grease couldn't hurt.
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