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Re: Interior light in trunk
At 09:56 PM 2/7/96 -0500, you wrote:
>This is probably an electronics 101 question, but my interior trunk lights
>has not worked in quite a while, no problem I'll get a new bulb. Well, last
>night as I am unloading the trunk from a Walmart run, the light comes on. I
>poped the plastic cover, pulled it out and it flickered as I pulled it, and
>went out completely. I went to put it back in and when the metal connection
>on the bulb touched the metal frame of the car, the light came on. Is this a
>short of some type? If so, what can one do to fix it. FYI, I pulled off the
>connections and put them back on and they were clean on snugly on there.
I have this same exact problem in my '88 5kCST. I replaced the bulb, but
the light only comes on when the metal of the light touches the metal of the
car. Weird, but then I know zilch about this kinda stuff.
So what gives here?
Chris King ===================================================
firstname.lastname@example.org '94 Corrado SLC (Sherry Red/Beige Leather)
San Antonio, TX '88 5000 CS Turbo (Metallic Black/Grey Leather)