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I have problems that talegate lock and number plate light

Customer Question

I have problems that talegate lock and number plate light not function
JA: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?
Customer: Only number plate lights
JA: What is the model/year of your Mercedes?
Customer: Ml 2008 model 420 cdi
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I try to check the fuse box on the rear
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No that all I want to know
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Mercedes
Expert:  Lou P. master tech replied 1 month ago.

Hello, my name is***** and i will do my best to assist you.I am going over your story now and will reply back soon with some info,thanks!

Expert:  Lou P. master tech replied 1 month ago.

can you give me your vin so I can pull up the correct wiring diagram to help you?

most likely there is a wire broken at the hinge area of the tailgate , but there are a few things we can check to see if this is the issue or if its a control module.