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Old 02-21-2010, 09:17 AM   #1
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2003 Fleetwood Pace Arrow 36B - Tail Light Problem
Behind light switch on dash are two plastic wire connector plug-ins, a large and small one. The Small plug-in has 4 wires, green, white, purple & black. With ignition & lights On, Power checks out on all except the "white" wire. My tail lights do not come on. All others lights work well. Could this 'white wire' be the source of my tail light problem? If so, what should I do next? Light bulbs and all fuses in fuse compartments check good. Is there an "in line fuse" or other problem possibilities? Many Thanks!
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Did you check to see if the white wire goes to ground for continuity. It may be supply for ground to switch.
Need both battery and ground for lights to light.
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Are you checking fuses with a meter or just looking at them? Use a meter.
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No Tail Lights tracing from light switch. 2003 Pace Arrow 36B

Thanks for thoughts.....
Fuses are checked OK with meter.
I will trace the white wire from light switch to proper grounding.
Any other thoughts would be appreciated.
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Are you checking fuses with a meter or just looking at them? Use a meter.

A test light is a far better choice,since a circuit will often provide enough voltage to power a voltmeter,but not enough to light a test light.Many frustrating hours can be spent pondering why,with voltage present,the circuit still doesn't work.Do not get caught on this one!
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Exrench we were talking about checking the fuses, not voltage.
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Exrench we were talking about checking the fuses, not voltage.

To check a fuse,it needs to be under a load and the only way I know is with voltage and loaded.A meter will not load the fuse,but a test light will.
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If the fuse is out of the circuit you check for continuity with your meter. If the fuse is in the circuit you check voltage on each side and look for voltage drop or no voltage on one side.
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