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Old 09-16-2003, 08:36 AM
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anyone got a wiring diagram for 73-77 el camino?

I cannot get the drivers side brake light working and the wiring was butchered in spots so red wires hook up to brown etc.
Been there, done it, got the t-shirt?
Probably.
Any help would be great.
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Old 09-16-2003, 02:29 PM
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there should only be like 3 wires going to that taillight. i would cut off whatever was added on and start over using the original harness if possible. get a tester get someone to help you if you can. just figure out which wire is for your brake signal and which is for turn signal. ground is obvious. you will have to wire your lamp socket properly so the brighter filament in the lamp works for you brake signal circuit.

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Smile process of elimination

Turn on your turn signal and check the wires for voltage,mark it with tape to ID, then turn on the taillight and turn off the turn signal and check the wires for voltage, again mark with tape. Now you should be able to trace your other wire back to the point it is losing the voltage for the brake light. The best tester is one of them that looks like a small screwdriver with alight on it and a wire to an alligator clamp for ground. You can poke it in the wire, if it lights you have voltage. Just be careful not to miss and stick you finger. I have never found any voltage in them yet.
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Thanks for the help guys.
I lmao at the reply of not finding any current in fingers as I never have either. My wife was looking at me kinda strange!
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