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Old 10-05-2009   #1
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Taillights

I have two taillights not working on opposite sides of the car I think the sockets are bad where can I get these?
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Old 10-05-2009   #2
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Re: Taillights

Autozone, Advanced auto, Napa, Local dealership, local automotive parts store, Rockauto, junk yard.

I assume you mean you have to tail light bulbs out, and not two taillights.

Also, I'd probably clean the contacts in the socket before running to the parts store for replacements.
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Old 10-05-2009   #3
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Re: Taillights

I agree...TEST the sockets with a multimeter or test light before you just replace them. Test the bulbs, too. Replacements are usually aftermarket and may not last.
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Old 10-06-2009   #4
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Re: Taillights

Thought I had cleaned them and new bulbs but will clean em again, found them at rock auto for 4.11 cheap. A re the brake bulbs 1157 or something like that? Thought I would get some before taking the car apart this time. Thanks, Bud.
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Old 10-07-2009   #5
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Re: Taillights

Each socket is missing a contact in the socket only one in each weird. I went to all the parts stores and they only sell a three wire socket but the two I need are two wire.

I take it one is a ground but the factory must be grounded through the harness? Should I try and make a three wire work or keep looking for a two wire socket? Anybody been here before?
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Re: Taillights

Rock Auto.
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try tacreationusa.com, call them up they are reasonable as well
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