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Old August 23rd, 2012, 10:24 PM   #1
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I'm having an odd issue with my passenger taillight on my 06' jeep liberty. From what I can tell, both taillights work properly when the headlights are off. When I turn the headlights on however, the whole passenger taillight goes out when I apply the brakes. (The driver side works fine regardless.) Originally I thought a bulb had gone out, so I replaced all of them in the passenger taillight, it made no difference.

I have access to the wiring diagrams, and a multi-meter. I just don't know where to start.
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Old August 23rd, 2012, 10:36 PM   #2
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check your grounds. of all the oddball lighting issues I've run across, a bad ground is usually the problem
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Old August 23rd, 2012, 10:52 PM   #3
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Make sure you have the correct bulb in there, I put a wrong bulb in a 1998 Camaro and the headlight dinger kept going off.
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Old August 23rd, 2012, 11:03 PM   #4
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welp, dumb mistake on my part, as usual.

I pulled the bulbs to double check, and you can insert them one of two ways. the left side has two contacts, and the right side as one. original post is the outcome if you have it backwards
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