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Old 07-18-2011, 12:20 AM
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Default 3rd Brake Light not working

Hey guys, it appears my third brake light (you know, the one above the cab), isn't working when you press on the brake. The cargo lights still work, so I was wondering if that would indicate a broken bulb or an electrical problem. The brake lights on the back are nice and bright.

If it is a broken bulb, I will hope to get in on Buggman's 3rd BL LED conversons, but the error won't be fixed if it is electrical.
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Old 07-18-2011, 12:40 AM
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well your first step would be to get your lazy ass away from this computer, go outside and undo the TWO screws preventing you from resolving this issue and figuring if the bulb is burnt out.. can ya do that?
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Old 07-18-2011, 02:06 AM
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well your first step would be to get your lazy ass away from this computer, go outside and undo the TWO screws preventing you from resolving this issue and figuring if the bulb is burnt out.. can ya do that?
Look at me getting myself into a wad about a phantom electrical problem! I swapped out the bulbs from one of the working cargo lights and BAM! I now have a working third brake light!

2004xlmiller, you deserve proper respect, my friend. Your advice fixed my problem! Well, caused me to fix my problem, but great advice nevertheless!
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Old 07-18-2011, 02:17 AM
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I would have checked the bulb before making a thread.
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Old 07-18-2011, 07:50 AM
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Look at me getting myself into a wad about a phantom electrical problem! I swapped out the bulbs from one of the working cargo lights and BAM! I now have a working third brake light!
See that.. you answered your own question! Way to go man!
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Old 07-18-2011, 08:18 AM
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2004xlmiller, you deserve proper respect, my friend. Your advice fixed my problem! Well, caused me to fix my problem, but great advice nevertheless!
winning.
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Old 07-18-2011, 09:05 AM
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haha, morgan FTW!!!!!!
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Old 07-18-2011, 11:07 AM
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I would have checked the bulb before making a thread.
Yeah, I must not have been thinking with my head. I guess I'm new at this whole common sense thing, I'll work my way up.
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Old 07-18-2011, 11:35 AM
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LOL @ burned out bulb

Whenever you're ready for a led modded one, let me know... I hope to be healed up in a week or so where I can get back to modding... but I might have a cargo 3rdBL already made up.
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Old 07-18-2011, 01:41 PM
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Doncha just love it when you can solve a simple problem on your own?
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Yeah, I must not have been thinking with my head. I guess I'm new at this whole common sense thing, I'll work my way up.
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