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So i got home today, and realized my rear lights werent working at all, no running lights, or brakelights or anything.. alls that works is one headlight. Whats the cause ?? blown fuse or what.

im not really experienced in any car electrical systems.. car is a 67 camaro btw, if that matters.

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I would suspect a headlamp switch, unless there is some wiring malady.

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So i got home today, and realized my rear lights werent working at all, no running lights, or brakelights or anything.. alls that works is one headlight. Whats the cause ?? blown fuse or what.

im not really experienced in any car electrical systems.. car is a 67 camaro btw, if that matters.
Need more info, what has changed since they "worked"? Have you installed an aftermarket radio, amp, speaker box in trunk? Sounds like probable ground problem but not sure to suggest where to start. Do turn signals work? Front or rear? Still have dash lights? Try some more info and we'll get you going again...
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[QUOTE=Velyx21]Whats the cause ?? blown fuse or what.

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Its not a blown fuse causing all the problems, but might contribute to some.

I would start looking for grounding problems first. The running lights and brake lights are two different circuits. The running lights come through the dash headlight switch and the brake lights feed from the fuse panel to brake light switch to turn signal switch and then back to tail lamps.

The headlights do not have a fuse but should have a CB. But since one is working this is not an issue.


As I said, start looking at bad grounds. You can get a 6' chunk of wire and attach to to the ground terminal on battery and start touching ground locations. Like where the headlight ground screws to body.
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Fuses

Doc here,

Check the fuse for the tail/brakes first, see if they aren't blown.

Then turn on the lights and see if you have 2 high beems , If so replace the non working headlight.

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