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Old 09-15-2009, 05:18 PM   #115
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Originally Posted by Denlin68 View Post
I followed the DIY and connect the brown wire to the metal tab. ALL BULBS are working fine and bright. BUT the car dash still shows bulb out in the rear passenger taillight ...... any trouble shooting option ? I drove it around for 1 day and it hasnt turned off yet
I had this problem too. It turns out that the tail light bulbs in my car had a dual-element and in one of the bulbs only one of the two elements was burnt out, so it still lit up but after looking closely you could tell that it wasn't as bright as the others. I replaced the half-burnt out bulb and the indicator on my dash went away.

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