1999 Jeep electrical problem

Old 11-12-08, 02:04 PM
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Question 1999 Jeep electrical problem

I have a 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee with a brake light problem. Both brake lights come on when I step on the brake but the drivers side is very dim. It is 1/2 or less of the brillance of the right side light. I have replace the bulbs, cleaned the bulb contacts, and checked all of the lighting wiring that is accessable without finding the problem. Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated.
Old 11-12-08, 02:17 PM
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The light itself seems to have a bad grounding problem. Pull the lens assembly out and inspect the connections carefully for corrosion. How did the socket look?
Old 12-11-08, 06:22 AM
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Do the turn signals and the flashers work correctly? They use the same element! May be a silly question, but I HAVE SEEN people install the bulb incorrectly using the tail light element for the brake. Is the tail light BRIGHTER than the other side?

I know they are not SUPPOSED to be able to be installed wrong, HOWEVER------!!!

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