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Replaced the tail light with a new bulb. Tried two different…

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Replaced the tail light...

Replaced the tail light with a new bulb. Tried two different ones. Tail light wont turn on. Blinker works ok. Brake light works ok.

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the bulbs? Have you checked the connection?

Yes

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Ford?

2012 f150 fx2

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your F150 yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes iam. can you tell me the position of the fuse that would control tail lights

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Hello my name is ***** ***** welcome to just answers! I will be assisting you with all of your vehicle questions today. Give me one moment while I review your question and come back with a answer. Please be aware I do not know your skill level or abilities so I will be asking a lot of questions and in a lot of cases we will respond to each other quite a lot before we find a solution. As far as phone calls are concerned that is the system prompting you, not me, and they do cost more money, I prefer text but in some cases a phone call is required. If I don’t answer right away or quickly in conversation I am helping another customer or have stepped out for a moment and will respond as soon as I can. Ok lets get started! So the fuse for that powers all the running lights so if your other light is working the fuse is ok, I think we need to focus on the assembly itself, have you checked power at the metal tab in the bulb socket yet?

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