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Old 02-11-2013, 10:26 AM
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Default license plate light not working

I checked ALL of the fuses and replaced my license plate lights and made sure I put a Lil bulb grease on them... However they still do not work and I dont want to get pulled over again for bs like that. Any help,tips,tricks??
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Old 02-11-2013, 10:30 AM
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Default Re: license plate light not working

Have you checked the ground wires from the plug?
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Exterior: CAI, PA speaker, Flowmaster 40, modded corners, 06 tails, LED brake & reverse lights, custom Level II hooks, front hitch, 6000K HID headlights & foglights
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Old 02-11-2013, 11:20 AM
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I was gonna take a voltmeter an check tonight an run the lines back. I feel like it might be a ground issue to the truck. But wanna get other ideas So later tonight when I check an its not that I might have somethn else to go off of!
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Old 02-11-2013, 12:41 PM
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Default Re: license plate light not working

I'm betting on a ground wire
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Interior: OHC w/ LED lighting, Alpine S speakers, Eclipse 10" sub w/ custom box, Rockford amp, Expo console & leathers seats, LED gauges, Kenwood KDC-794, JL Audio 4ch amp, Cobra 19
Exterior: CAI, PA speaker, Flowmaster 40, modded corners, 06 tails, LED brake & reverse lights, custom Level II hooks, front hitch, 6000K HID headlights & foglights
Drivetrain: Superlift w/ Fox coilovers, 33" KM2's, 15x8 Eagle Alloy 158's
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Old 02-11-2013, 12:44 PM
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Default Re: license plate light not working

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I was gonna take a voltmeter an check tonight an run the lines back. I feel like it might be a ground issue to the truck. But wanna get other ideas So later tonight when I check an its not that I might have somethn else to go off of!
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I'm betting on a ground wire
check the bulb.........however it prob is a ground issue.......on my truck there is a power wire and the housing that sits in the bumper is the ground.....make sure the housing is all clean....
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