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Old 11-19-2008, 12:17 AM
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I have a 1993 Chevy truck that has a reaccuring problem of the bottom bulb burning so hot in the tailight that it is melting the plastic. I have heard of other people having this problem with similar make and models. Anyone know what is causing it & what I must do to fix it? Tired of having to replace it. It's becoming redundant. Any suggestions are more than welcome. Thanks.

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I have a 1993 Chevy truck that has a reaccuring problem of the bottom bulb burning so hot in the tailight that it is melting the plastic. I have heard of other people having this problem with similar make and models. Anyone know what is causing it & what I must do to fix it? Tired of having to replace it. It's becoming redundant. Any suggestions are more than welcome. Thanks.
I had one that came in to the dealer that I worked for and I if I remember correctly I found that both elements in the bulb (brake and running lights) were on all the time that the lights were on .Traced it back to bad wiring done on trailer wiring.

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You might also check and see if you have a bad bulb. Sometime when a dual filament bulb burns out the filament will cross over to the other filament and both filaments will then burn.

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lemme know when you figure it out, my license plate bulb blows my fuse after about a minute.
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