1987 Ford F-150 brake lights

Tiny
DEEZWILLY2
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  • 1987 FORD F-150
Electrical problem
1987 Ford F150 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Manual

I am getting power to rear sockets but am not getting lights to come on either with headlights reverse or braking. Buzzer for lights when door is open sounds when brake is engaged through brake light switch
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Friday, March 14th, 2008 AT 6:29 PM

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Tiny
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Check the ground circuit
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Friday, March 14th, 2008 AT 6:44 PM
Tiny
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Can you specify where that is
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Friday, March 14th, 2008 AT 11:07 PM
Tiny
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Its the black wire on the bulb socket try teeing in the black wire to another good ground point-and see what happens-
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Saturday, March 15th, 2008 AT 9:02 PM
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Would I do this to the main ground going to the rear since both lights are not working or would one side fault both
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Sunday, March 16th, 2008 AT 8:14 AM
Tiny
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Just hook up another wire to the black wire and test it by going straight to battery negative post.
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Sunday, March 16th, 2008 AT 2:57 PM

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