Author Topic: License plate light out:  (Read 438 times)

Offline Stewart G Griffin

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License plate light out:
« on: October 17, 2018, 10:19:56 PM »
i'm not getting any light on the right side(passenger side) license plate light (the one with the black wire).  This is the factory (or dealer installed?) step bumper.



i bought a whole new assembly and installed it , but still no light.  The old one was rusted out.   The left side/driver's side is fine.

Any ideas?
« Last Edit: October 17, 2018, 10:36:10 PM by Stewart G Griffin »

Offline zieg85

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Re: License plate light out:
« Reply #1 on: October 17, 2018, 10:42:01 PM »
Usually a bad ground is the problem 99% of the time
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Offline Stewart G Griffin

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Re: License plate light out:
« Reply #2 on: October 19, 2018, 08:06:18 PM »
Yes, it turned out to be bad ground.  i dremel-sanded both holes and there's no problem now.