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Old 10-07-2010, 09:59 PM   #1
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Lightbulb DIY: Tail Light Ground Fix

This is my first DIY so its not going to be perfect

I had my tail light go out from the ground and was reading around and saw so many different ways of fixing it. Most of the ways I didn't like so I made my own.

1st: Take tail out housing off from the Tail light

2nd: Disconnect the housing from the power leads/grounds. See if the ground contact point is bad or starting to go.

3rd: Take a U shaped wire connector (didn't know that real name of it) and cut a piece off one of the tips.

4th: Insert the end in the connector where the ground is at.

5th: Reconnect everything back up and it should be a lot better.

here are pics too, I didn't know how to do the pics the right way but there are pics of what I used and how the car looked be for and after. The left tail light has it done too.
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