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Just the tail lamps. Headlights and front running/marker lights OK.. Brakes OK ..Turn signals OK.... Flashers OK
Thank you for the prompt reply. I have some very useful information for you here. Start by clicking the 2 downloads I have posted information to below:
Using these documents you can trace and locate component location. I don't recommend you just throw parts at the car, use the schematic I have provided and properly identify the problem. Thanks and let me know if you need further assistance.
I do not SEE the tail light relay on the instrument panel..under the dash.. Is it hiding in the back?? I see three relays on the back side but none that look or attach like this relay. Do I have to remove something else under the dash to access this relay??
Do you suspect my problem lies with the rear tail lamp failure switch??
Did you click and view the 2 downloads I posted earlier??? The relay that you refer to is on the i/p j/b, this is clearly shown on the diagram on download 2. I have 1 other piece of information that can be helpful to you, take a look at this:
To answer your question on what I suspect.....I don't suspect anything, as I stated above in my previous statement I do NOT throw parts at a car, this only leads to unneeded $$$$ and frustration and rarely solves a problem. The relay that you are referring to is integrated into what is called the integration relay in this junction block. If you want to solve this issue then the proper method would be to print out the downloads I provided and test the circuit. I don't recommend it but if you insist on throwing a part at the car then the integration relay is the most likely issue if all fuses and connections are good.