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Sorry, we have been having issues with the web site the last couple of days. I will try it again. Wish I could send it direct to your e mail, but that is against terms of service for JA and I would not have a job very long if I did. Only contact has to be on site. This one is for a coupe, if you have other, advise and will send. Thanks
I doubt a bad ground in the panel would keep the tail lamps from working. If you have power out of the switch to them, you would just about have to have either a bad ground on the tail lamp circuit or a break in the power wire between the switch and the rear lamp sockets. Did you notice that the other diagram shows the front park light fuse as under the hood in that fuse box, but it shows the tail lamp fuse as being in the instrument panel fuse box? Below is the only other diagram they offer, except for one for back up lamps.
This first diagram I'm sending is of the lights that can be dimmed, like the radio, dash, etc. Also wondering if any of the lights that do dim are working. I understand the dash lamps do not, but wonder about the lights in the radio or heater AC control panels etc?
This next one may be the same that I sent before, but it is for a sedan not a coupe. I notice that the tail light wire is still brown. If you can find voltage anyplace in the system going to that wire, we have a broken wire. Running out of idea fast. Is the car a coupe or a sedan? Is it an SC1 or an SC2, just in case there are differences in the wiring harnesses? Thanks
I have asked a couple of other fellows to look at your problem to see if they have any other input or ideas. The trouble chars from Saturn keep saying the same thing, open circuit between lamps and the instrument panel fuse box. It really is not much help. But we may end up needing to connect it to a scan tool to see what we come up with. There is always the possibility of a problem with the body control module or even a back feed from the daytime running lamps. I hope to hear from some of these other fellows soon. But below is what it says in the manual.
Park, marker and tail lamps inoperative.
The scan tool is connected. Turn the head lamp switch to the Park position, and observe the park lamp input on the scan tool. Is the input ON? If yes, faulty IPFB. If no, disconnect the headlamp connector. Connect a fused jumper between circuit 240 and circuit 9. Does the input on the scan tool change to ON? If yes, faulty connections or headlamp switch. If no, open circuit 9 between the headlamp switch and IPFB.