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April 24, 2009, 11:23 am

Jerry 
 

Question: My tail lights do not work. the right side high beam does

My tail lights do not work. the right side high beam does not work. Is this related? I do not have power going to either. I have new and tested bulbs in both. I have replaced the headlight/turn/high-beam switch combo on the column. No improvement.

the headlight relay checks out as good *I Think*.(It appears original) Is there another relay I need to check and/or replace. In its present condition it keeps popping the 10 amp fuse going from green/white to red/white wire in the fuse block
What is the E.S.S. Relay?
Any and all help and advice is appreciated. I you know of an electrical manual for this vehicle that is thorough let me know
Thank you! Jerry "thewalzexperience"


April 30, 2009, 10:25 pm

Martin R
 

I recommend that you check and verify that the installation of the combo switch was done properly and that no wires were pinched or damaged during the install. Also you can test the headlight relay it may have and internal short causing it to pop the ten amp fuse. The E.S.S. relay controls part of your fuel system.


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